2021 Polaris 850 Switchback Assault 146 SC
2021 Polaris 850 Switchback Assault 146 SC

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
850 Switchback Assault 146 SC
850 Switchback Assault 146 SC
Model Code
S21TLC8RS
S21TLC8RS
Color
Black / Indy Red
Black / Indy Red

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 125 in. (317.5 cm)
Overall - 125 in. (317.5 cm)
Height
Overall - 54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Overall - 54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Width
Overall - 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Overall - 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 476 lb. (216 kg)
Estimated Dry - 476 lb. (216 kg)

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine
850 Patriot™
850 Patriot™
Cylinders
2
2
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Displacement
840 cc
840 cc
Bore x Stroke
85 x 74 mm
85 x 74 mm
Fuel System
Cleanfire® Injection
Cleanfire® Injection
Starting
Manual
Manual
Ignition
Patriot™ 3DS
Patriot™ 3DS
Drive System
Chaincase
Chaincase
Drive Clutch
P-85
P-85
Driven Clutch
TEAM® LWT
TEAM® LWT
Reverse
PERC®
PERC®
Exhaust
Single, 3 Stage VES
Single, 3 Stage VES
Brakes
Disc - MATRYX Stealth
Disc - MATRYX Stealth
Fuel Capacity
11.5 gal. (43.5 l)
11.5 gal. (43.5 l)

Operational

Platform/Frame
MATRYX
MATRYX
Handlebar

One piece hooked

Riser - 2.36 in. (60 mm) fixed

One piece hooked

Riser - 2.36 in. (60 mm) fixed

Instrumentation
Polaris 7S Digital Display - Fuel Gauge - Electronic, Speedometer, Tachometer and Temp / Low Oil Light
Polaris 7S Digital Display - Fuel Gauge - Electronic, Speedometer, Tachometer and Temp / Low Oil Light
Seating or Rider capacity
MATRYX Performance - Single person
MATRYX Performance - Single person
Skis
PRO-STEER
PRO-STEER
Ski Stance
42.5 in. (108 cm)
42.5 in. (108 cm)
Track Type
Cobra
Cobra
Track LxWxH
146 x 15 x 1.35 in.
146 x 15 x 1.35 in.

Other

Additional Colors

Black / Stealth Gray

Indy Red / White

Black / Indy Red

Black / White

Stealth Gray / Black

Turbo Silver / Blue

Turbo Silver / Red

Black / Stealth Gray

Indy Red / White

Black / Indy Red

Black / White

Stealth Gray / Black

Turbo Silver / Blue

Turbo Silver / Red

Includes

Hand & Thumb Warmers - Smart Warmers

Choice of 1 of the following - Handguards, MATRYX Mid Smoke windshield or MATRYX Tall Smoke Windshield

Hand & Thumb Warmers - Smart Warmers

Choice of 1 of the following - Handguards, MATRYX Mid Smoke windshield or MATRYX Tall Smoke Windshield

Suspension

Shocks

Front - WER® 2 in. Velocity

Front Track - WER® 2 in. C/A

Rear Track - WER® Velocity

Front - WER® 2 in. Velocity

Front Track - WER® 2 in. C/A

Rear Track - WER® Velocity

Front Suspension

MATRYX

Travel - 9.5 in. (24.1 cm)

MATRYX

Travel - 9.5 in. (24.1 cm)

Rear Suspension

IGX 146

Travel - 16 in. (40.6 cm)

IGX 146

Travel - 16 in. (40.6 cm)

Features

Effortless Control in Any Condition

  • SNOCROSS INSPIRED COCKPIT: Narrower Cockpit - 4.8” narrower console and 3” narrower at the knees, creates a more mobile rider experience allowing full freedom of movement for effortless control, Maximized Wind Protection & Minimal Drag - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design tools ensure maximum wind protection and minimal drag for a warmer, more comfortable ride., Sculpted Side Panels - Opens a dimension of rider mobility allowing the rider to move around the sled rather than being confined by it., Wind Protection - Improved leg and lower body comfort and protection. Enhanced windshield design for hand protection and less wind buffeting. Updated geometry for improved aerodynamics.
  • INDUSTRY-LEADING POLARIS RACE IFS​: The perfect balance of effort, precision & zero-bump- steer-stability to deliver ultimate handling and control.
  • IGX 146 REAR SUSPENSION: Optimized suspension geometry better controls pitch.

Ferocious Acceleration

  • PATRIOT POWERED ENGINE CHOICES: The proven Patriot Engine architecture delivers outstanding durability, refined run quality, and an instant throttle response.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT ALUMINUM AND CARBON FIBER CHASSIS: Lightweight body and frame with unmatched rigidity and durability.
  • STRUCTURAL BONDING: Industry-exclusive structural bonding reduces weight, adds rigidity and improves serviceability​.

The Most Advanced Technology on Snow

  • INDUSTRY-LEADING TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: 7-inch glove touch compatible display to easily use the display in cold weather; 1.Dedicated day and night mode styling 2. Display adjusts automatically based on ambient light levels
  • LEFT HAND CONTROLS TO CHANGE VIEWS AND FUNCTIONS: Easily explore maps, switch gauges, and control phone calls and media with integrated handlebar controls.
  • CONFIGURABLE GAUGE VIEWS: View speed and RPM along with 7 additional configurable gauges on your main gauge screens.
  • SEE YOUR RIDE GROUP ON THE MAP WITH OR WITHOUT CELL COVERAGE: Industry-leading V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) Group Ride allows you to see and follow your group whether you have cellular data connectivity or not.
  • PLAN AND NAVIGATE WITH ONBOARD TRAIL, FOOD, GAS, AND LODGING INFORMATION: Create and plan your route using complementary Ride Command mobile apps and websites., View a full set of gas, food, and lodging information all on the industry’s leading trail data set., Mountain riders will enjoy the topographical maps with hill shading to look for that special secret spot to play in., Map data encompasses the entire North American snow belt., Seamlessly sync your planned routes, rides, and waypoints to and from your Ride Command account.
  • CONTROL MEDIA WITH USB AND BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY: Pair your phone via Bluetooth and connect your Sena headset to make phone calls and listen to music.
  • NIGHTBLADE HEADLIGHT: This headlight brings state of the art lighting technology to Polaris riders. Six projector beam optics deliver precision lighting with an engineered pattern to deliver exceptional visibility for night riding.
  • INDUSTRY EXCLUSIVE SMARTWARMERS: Build heat quickly and maintain your customized temperature regardless of the temperature outside. Enhance your ride further by setting thumb vs. hand heat range for an even more customized level of comfort.

Effortless Control in Any Condition

  • SNOCROSS INSPIRED COCKPIT: Narrower Cockpit - 4.8” narrower console and 3” narrower at the knees, creates a more mobile rider experience allowing full freedom of movement for effortless control, Maximized Wind Protection & Minimal Drag - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design tools ensure maximum wind protection and minimal drag for a warmer, more comfortable ride., Sculpted Side Panels - Opens a dimension of rider mobility allowing the rider to move around the sled rather than being confined by it., Wind Protection - Improved leg and lower body comfort and protection. Enhanced windshield design for hand protection and less wind buffeting. Updated geometry for improved aerodynamics.
  • INDUSTRY-LEADING POLARIS RACE IFS​: The perfect balance of effort, precision & zero-bump- steer-stability to deliver ultimate handling and control.
  • IGX 146 REAR SUSPENSION: Optimized suspension geometry better controls pitch.

Ferocious Acceleration

  • PATRIOT POWERED ENGINE CHOICES: The proven Patriot Engine architecture delivers outstanding durability, refined run quality, and an instant throttle response.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT ALUMINUM AND CARBON FIBER CHASSIS: Lightweight body and frame with unmatched rigidity and durability.
  • STRUCTURAL BONDING: Industry-exclusive structural bonding reduces weight, adds rigidity and improves serviceability​.

The Most Advanced Technology on Snow

  • INDUSTRY-LEADING TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: 7-inch glove touch compatible display to easily use the display in cold weather; 1.Dedicated day and night mode styling 2. Display adjusts automatically based on ambient light levels
  • LEFT HAND CONTROLS TO CHANGE VIEWS AND FUNCTIONS: Easily explore maps, switch gauges, and control phone calls and media with integrated handlebar controls.
  • CONFIGURABLE GAUGE VIEWS: View speed and RPM along with 7 additional configurable gauges on your main gauge screens.
  • SEE YOUR RIDE GROUP ON THE MAP WITH OR WITHOUT CELL COVERAGE: Industry-leading V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) Group Ride allows you to see and follow your group whether you have cellular data connectivity or not.
  • PLAN AND NAVIGATE WITH ONBOARD TRAIL, FOOD, GAS, AND LODGING INFORMATION: Create and plan your route using complementary Ride Command mobile apps and websites., View a full set of gas, food, and lodging information all on the industry’s leading trail data set., Mountain riders will enjoy the topographical maps with hill shading to look for that special secret spot to play in., Map data encompasses the entire North American snow belt., Seamlessly sync your planned routes, rides, and waypoints to and from your Ride Command account.
  • CONTROL MEDIA WITH USB AND BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY: Pair your phone via Bluetooth and connect your Sena headset to make phone calls and listen to music.
  • NIGHTBLADE HEADLIGHT: This headlight brings state of the art lighting technology to Polaris riders. Six projector beam optics deliver precision lighting with an engineered pattern to deliver exceptional visibility for night riding.
  • INDUSTRY EXCLUSIVE SMARTWARMERS: Build heat quickly and maintain your customized temperature regardless of the temperature outside. Enhance your ride further by setting thumb vs. hand heat range for an even more customized level of comfort.