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What's a SnowMobile ?
A snowmobile is a land vehicle specially designed to winter travel on snow.
Snowmachine, sled and skimobile are other names of this machine which operate on snow and ice.
The advantage of this mode of travel is that it requires no road or trail.
The snowmobile is a machine very versatile since it allows for both family walks, as expeditions in deep snow or for the most powerful snowmobile racing.
Snowmobile at a glance
Some figures to better know the snowmobiles :
Manufacturers of snowmobile
There are several manufacturers of snowmobiles.
Some of the higher powered modern snowmobiles can achieve speeds in excess of 150 mph (240 km/h). Drag racing snowmobiles can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph (320 km/h).
The consideration of performance in terms of speed is the noise. For instance, in Quebec (Canada) noise levels have to be 78 decibels or less at 20 meters from a snowmobile path. However, a modern snowmobile is 90% less noise than a snowmobile 1960s
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