2020 Arctic Cat ZR 9000 Thundercat ES
2020 Arctic Cat ZR 9000 Thundercat ES

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Arctic Cat
Arctic Cat
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
ZR 9000 Thundercat ES
ZR 9000 Thundercat ES
Model Code
S2020ZXXTCUSG
S2020ZXXTCUSG
Color
Black / Medium Green
Black / Medium Green

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 125 in.
Overall - 125 in.
Height
Overall - 52 in.
Overall - 52 in.
Width
Overall - 48-49 in.
Overall - 48-49 in.
Weight
Dry - 603 lb.
Dry - 603 lb.

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine
9000 C-TEC4, 4-stroke
9000 C-TEC4, 4-stroke
Cylinders
3 - Turbocharged
3 - Turbocharged
Cooling

Liquid

System capacity - 5.7 qt.

Liquid

System capacity - 5.7 qt.

Horsepower
200 - Class
200 - Class
Displacement
998 cc
998 cc
Bore x Stroke
80 x 66.2 mm
80 x 66.2 mm
Fuel System
Electronic fuel injection (EFI)
Electronic fuel injection (EFI)
Starting
Electric push button
Electric push button
Ignition

Digital controlled coil induction

Engine stator output - 545 W @ 5,000 rpm

Digital controlled coil induction

Engine stator output - 545 W @ 5,000 rpm

Lubrication
Dry sump
Dry sump
Drive System
Arctic Drive System
Arctic Drive System
Drive Clutch
TEAM Rapid Response II
TEAM Rapid Response II
Driven Clutch
TEAM Rapid Reaction BOSS
TEAM Rapid Reaction BOSS
Drive Sprocket
Track - 9 Tooth, 2.86 pitch, Exvolute
Track - 9 Tooth, 2.86 pitch, Exvolute
Clutch Calibration
0-10,000 ft.
0-10,000 ft.
Reverse
Push-button
Push-button
Transmission

Gearing - 24/50

Chain pitch - 92

Gearing - 24/50

Chain pitch - 92

Exhaust
Turbocharger with stainless steel muffler
Turbocharger with stainless steel muffler
Brakes
Stealth hydraulic master cylinder
Stealth hydraulic master cylinder
Fuel Type
Minimum octane - 91
Minimum octane - 91
Fuel Capacity
9.9 gal.
9.9 gal.
Oil Capacity
3.8 qt.
3.8 qt.

Operational

Handlebar
Hooked, 5.5 in. riser
Hooked, 5.5 in. riser
Instrumentation

Deluxe digital: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, fuel, coolant (indicator light), clock, battery voltage, altimeter and hours

Oil indicator light

Deluxe digital: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, fuel, coolant (indicator light), clock, battery voltage, altimeter and hours

Oil indicator light

Seating or Rider capacity
High performance
High performance
Skis

Type - Trail

Width - 6 in.

Runner type - Single with carbide

Type - Trail

Width - 6 in.

Runner type - Single with carbide

Ski Stance
42-43 in. Adjustable
42-43 in. Adjustable
Track Type
Ripsaw 1.0
Ripsaw 1.0
Track LxWxH
137 x 15 x 1.0 in.
137 x 15 x 1.0 in.
Pitch
2.86 in.
2.86 in.

Other

Includes
11 in. Mid-height windshield, 12V outlet, goggle holder, handguards, hand and thumb warmers, heated drivers seat, sport front bumper, standard brake disc, standard steering, tether switch, tunnel flare
11 in. Mid-height windshield, 12V outlet, goggle holder, handguards, hand and thumb warmers, heated drivers seat, sport front bumper, standard brake disc, standard steering, tether switch, tunnel flare
Safety Features
LIghting - LED with accent light
LIghting - LED with accent light

Suspension

Shocks

Ski - FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3

Front track - Arctic Cat IFP 1.5

Rear track - FOX 2.0 ZERO QS3

Ski - FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3

Front track - Arctic Cat IFP 1.5

Rear track - FOX 2.0 ZERO QS3

Front Suspension

Arctic Race Suspension (ARS) II with swaybar

Travel - 10 in.

Arctic Race Suspension (ARS) II with swaybar

Travel - 10 in.

Rear Suspension

SLIDE-ACTION with 3 wheel rear axle assembly, coupling blocks, torque-sensing link rear arm, adjustable torsion springs

Travel - 13.5 in.

SLIDE-ACTION with 3 wheel rear axle assembly, coupling blocks, torque-sensing link rear arm, adjustable torsion springs

Travel - 13.5 in.

Features

Features

  • 9000-SERIES C-TEC4 TURBORCHARGED ENGINE: ZR Thundercat doesn't mess around, with our biggest, most powerful engine. The 9000-series C-TEC4 turbocharged three-cylinder engine delivers max horsepower in any conditions. The ultimate 4-stroke powerhouse, it produces 200HP-class performance at 8750 RPM. This 998cc engine features ultra-quick throttle and turbo response from an intercooled turbo, plus a DOHC design that’s matched with 4-hole fuel injectors to create maximum performance with minimal weight. You also get engine braking control via an idle speed circuit and engine mapping, lightweight aluminum cylinders, and a press forged crankshaft.
  • 137 IN. SLIDE-ACTION REAR SUSPENSION: Unlock the true potential of a coupled suspension with our unique SLIDE-ACTION design. The front arm fits into a U-shaped slot that allows 0.5 inches of sliding movement, so the front arm won’t collapse whenever the rear arm compresses. That unique design gives you the full benefit of coupling: controlled ski lift during acceleration and the complete use of the front arm at all times. SLIDE-ACTION suspension also allows a lower and more consistent track tension with its Torque-Sensing Link, plus three-position rear coupling block adjustability, adjustable spring preload and a durable 3-wheel rear axle assembly.
  • ARS II FRONT SUSPENSION: The next level of Arctic Race Suspension (ARS) is here. ARS II gives you better bite on corners and increased ground clearance to deliver more confidence on- or off-trail. We made the forged aluminum spindles 1.5 inches taller from the ski to the lower arm, and gave it more rigid upper A-Arms. Plus, a revised geometry delivers a new roll-center and adjustable cambers, and a swaybar makes for flatter, more predictable cornering on hard pack trails.
  • 11" MID-HEIGHT WINDSHIELD: Added protection from the wind lets you enjoy more of the ride.
  • PUSH-BUTTON ELECTRIC START: Get the convenience and ease of electric start with a handlebar-mounted button.
  • GOGGLE HOLDER: Mounted right in the dash for quick access, this integrated goggle holder keeps a key piece of gear safe and sound.
  • HANDGUARDS: The durable, injection-molded plastic guards keep your hands safe from debris and warm on the trail.
  • ADJUSTABLE 42"-43" SKI STANCE: Easily adjust your ski stance — From 42- to 43-inches wide.
  • 1.0 in. RIPSAW TRACK: Ripsaw’s angled lugs grip the trail, while the chopped design provides unmatched handling and acceleration.
  • LED HEADLIGHT: When the high beam is activated, the low beam also stays on to deliver an LED light pattern with great range and width.

Features

  • 9000-SERIES C-TEC4 TURBORCHARGED ENGINE: ZR Thundercat doesn't mess around, with our biggest, most powerful engine. The 9000-series C-TEC4 turbocharged three-cylinder engine delivers max horsepower in any conditions. The ultimate 4-stroke powerhouse, it produces 200HP-class performance at 8750 RPM. This 998cc engine features ultra-quick throttle and turbo response from an intercooled turbo, plus a DOHC design that’s matched with 4-hole fuel injectors to create maximum performance with minimal weight. You also get engine braking control via an idle speed circuit and engine mapping, lightweight aluminum cylinders, and a press forged crankshaft.
  • 137 IN. SLIDE-ACTION REAR SUSPENSION: Unlock the true potential of a coupled suspension with our unique SLIDE-ACTION design. The front arm fits into a U-shaped slot that allows 0.5 inches of sliding movement, so the front arm won’t collapse whenever the rear arm compresses. That unique design gives you the full benefit of coupling: controlled ski lift during acceleration and the complete use of the front arm at all times. SLIDE-ACTION suspension also allows a lower and more consistent track tension with its Torque-Sensing Link, plus three-position rear coupling block adjustability, adjustable spring preload and a durable 3-wheel rear axle assembly.
  • ARS II FRONT SUSPENSION: The next level of Arctic Race Suspension (ARS) is here. ARS II gives you better bite on corners and increased ground clearance to deliver more confidence on- or off-trail. We made the forged aluminum spindles 1.5 inches taller from the ski to the lower arm, and gave it more rigid upper A-Arms. Plus, a revised geometry delivers a new roll-center and adjustable cambers, and a swaybar makes for flatter, more predictable cornering on hard pack trails.
  • 11" MID-HEIGHT WINDSHIELD: Added protection from the wind lets you enjoy more of the ride.
  • PUSH-BUTTON ELECTRIC START: Get the convenience and ease of electric start with a handlebar-mounted button.
  • GOGGLE HOLDER: Mounted right in the dash for quick access, this integrated goggle holder keeps a key piece of gear safe and sound.
  • HANDGUARDS: The durable, injection-molded plastic guards keep your hands safe from debris and warm on the trail.
  • ADJUSTABLE 42"-43" SKI STANCE: Easily adjust your ski stance — From 42- to 43-inches wide.
  • 1.0 in. RIPSAW TRACK: Ripsaw’s angled lugs grip the trail, while the chopped design provides unmatched handling and acceleration.
  • LED HEADLIGHT: When the high beam is activated, the low beam also stays on to deliver an LED light pattern with great range and width.