BRP-Rotax reveals hydrogen-powered snowmobile

Manufacturer of powersport drive trains BRP-Rotax has revealed its zero emission snow-mobile with an electric hydrogen cell power train.

Known as the Lynx HySnow, the hydrogen-powered snowmobile is based on BRP-Rotax’ Lynx 69 Ranger Alpine, a snowmobile that has proven its worth in Austrian skiing areas for many years.

The vehicles powertrain system means the vehicle runs almost silently, regardless of temperature fluctuations, and is able to operate over a greater range and achieve faster acceleration than conventional electric drives.

“We have invested over four and a half years of intensive research and development in this flagship project. The Lynx HySnow is a technological masterpiece and a key milestone for our sustainable powertrain systems,” Nigel Foxhall, Director Advanced Engineering at BRP-Rotax.

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