Polaris Snowmobiles Model Archive

2012 800 Switchback Assault 144

800 Switchback Assault 144

$11,999 US MSRP


The Assault® for the Flats. This is the weapon of choice for all-around terrain domination. A blend of RMK heritage and trail-proven RUSH technology. The Switchback Assault can run the logging roads or head for the trees. Deep snow flotation with trail gearing and the all-new race-proven IFS for lighter steering effort.

“Best Crossover Sled” -Supertrax International


Disc Brake Type Phantom, Hydraulic w/ LWT Disc and Cyclone Master Cylinder
Drive/Driven Clutch P-85 / Team LW
Exhaust SC VES, Single
Fuel System Cleanfire Injection
Ignition Digital CDI w/TPS, WTS, DET
Engine Type/Cooling Liberty / Liquid
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 2, 795
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85 x 70


Front Shocks Walker Evans Piggyback
Front Suspension Pro-Ride
Front Track Shock Walker Evans Piggyback
Front Travel (in./cm.) 9 / 22.9
Rear Suspension Switchback 144 Tipped
Rear Track Shock Walker Evans Comp. Adj.
Rear Travel (in./cm.) 15 / 38
Ski Type Rush
Track Width/Length/Height (in.) 15 x 144 x 1.352 Cobra


Fuel Capacity (Litres) 11.5 / 43.5
Overall Height (in./mm.) 48 / 122
Overall Width (in./mm.) 48 / 122
Ski Center Distance (in./cm.) 42.5 / 108
Estimated Dry Weight (pounds/kg) 460 / 209
Overall Length (in./mm.) 126/320


12v Outlet Accessory
Color / Graphics White/Red Wrap Assault
Electric Start Accessory
Fuel Gauge Mechanical
Hand & Thumb Warmers Std. Adjustable
Handlebar Hooks Std. Adjustable
Heated Passenger Grips N/A
Mirrors Accessory
Reverse PERC
Seat Support with Luggage Accessory
Seat Type Lightweight Freestyle
Security System Accessory
Speedometer Digital MFD
Steering Pro-Taper
Tachometer Digital MFD
Temp/Low Oil Light Digital MFD
Windshield RMK mid
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