Polaris Snowmobiles Model Archive

2008 700 Switchback

700 Switchback

$9,399 US MSRP

These days, snowfall can vary widely in the snowbelt. Riders go where the snow is, near or far. That has made crossover sleds very popular, and the 700 Switchback is high in demand. It is the ultimate in crossover technology. Serious power, handling & control - with no comparison & competition.


Cooling Liquid
Disc Brake Type Phantom, Hydraulic
Drive/Driven Clutch P-85 / LWT TEAM
Exhaust SC VES, Single
Fuel System Cleanfire Injection - 4
Horsepower (HP) 140
Ignition Digital CDI w/TPS, WTS, DET
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 2-70
Bore x Stroke (mm) 81 x 68
Engine Type Liberty


Front Shocks Ryde FX, HPG, IFP
Front Suspension IQ
Front Track Shock Ryde FX, HPG, IFP
Front Travel (in./cm.) 10 / 25.4
Rear Suspension IQ 136 Coupled
Rear Track Shock Fox PS5
Rear Travel (in./cm.) 14 / 53
Ski Type IQ
Track Width/Length/Height (in.) 15 x 136 x 1.25 RipSaw


Fuel Capacity (Litres) 11.7 / 44.3
Overall Height (in./mm.) 48.5 / 123.2
Overall Width (in./mm.) 48 / 121.9
Ski Center Distance (in./cm.) 42.5 / 108
Estimated Dry Weight (pounds/kg) 494 / 224.3
Overall Length (in./mm.) 120 / 308.4


12v Outlet Accessory
Color / Graphics Black / Lightning
Electric Start Accessory
Fuel Gauge Analog / Digital MFD
Hand & Thumb Warmers Std. Adjustable
Handlebar Hooks Accessory
Heated Passenger Grips N/A
Mirrors Accessory
Rear Rack/Tow Hitch Accessory
Reverse PERC
Seat Type Freestyle
Speedometer Analog / Digital MFD
Steering Fixed
Tachometer Analog / Digital MFD
Temp/Low Oil Light Analog / Digital MFD
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