In over 20 years Alpina Snownmobiles has set many records in snowmobiles technology, being the pioneer with many innovations and smart technical solutions. And most of them are still unsurpassed:
1996 - Superclass Mk1
1st 500x3968x32 mm. dual-track system with dual front ski
1st rider-forward riding position similar to motorbikes
1st articulated track-suspension with anti-dive system (ATSS)
1st floorboards and big size load platform covered with antiskid aluminium layer (diamond plate)
1st 2+3 seats snowmobile
1st steel-frame ready for work attachments
1999 - Superclass Mk2
1st transmission with 3 FW speed (Hi range, Mid range, Low range) plus neutral and reverse, direct drive system (chain-less).
1st utility snowmobile with 2-stroke electronic fuel injection engine.
2001 - Sherpa 1.4L 8-valve
1st brake-system with 266 mm. disc and dual hydraulic/mechanical caliper
1st 4-stroke engine with catalyst, complying Euro 3 and EPA Automotive standards
1st electronic clutch efficiency control (TCMS)
1st electronic control for drive functions (ADAM)
1st electronic shift device (ESS)
1st integrated radiator/exchangers cooling system
1st snowmobile with rescue stretcher aboard (SRK system).
1st saddle with electronic heating system
2004 - Transalp Bus 6-seat
1st high-safety towing sled designed for transpostation of 6 persons
2006 - Sherpa 1.4L 8-valve
1st Keyboard with CAN-BUS communication (3 wires) for groomer and implements control
2010 - Sherpa 1.6L Ti-VCT 16-valve
1st 4-stroke engine with catalyst, complying Euro 5 and EPA Automotive standards
1 st snowmobile with automatic hydraulic variable timing system (VCT)
1st Anti-theft with radio-frequency transponder key system
1 st Electronic diagnostic system with smartphone
1st cooling system with 2 fans + 2 speed
2011 - F-250 track-setter / groomer system
1st track-setter with Vibra-Cut system
1st track-setter with retractile anti-slide keels.
2012 - Transalp Bus 6/9 seats
1st high-safety towing sled, with modular system to accomodate 6 to 9 persons, with 3 skis (one in the centre).
1st high-safety towing sled with set-up to accomodate disabled persons with wheel-chair.