February 21, 2013 – Arctic Cat Inc. announced that it has entered into an engine supply agreement with Yamaha Motor Corporation, expanding Arctic Cat’s purchase of Yamaha snowmobile engines starting in the 2014 model year. Arctic Cat said it initially entered into an agreement to purchase Yamaha 123cc 4-stroke engines for its youth snowmobile in 2009. This agreement has now been expanded to include select 4-stroke engines from Yamaha. In addition, Arctic Cat also has expanded a co-branding agreement to build select Yamaha snowmobiles in Arctic Cat’s Thief River Falls, Minn., factory according to Yamaha’s specifications. This agreement began in 2012, with Arctic Cat building the Yamaha SRX 120 youth model snowmobile, and now will include 6 new full-size performance snowmobiles equipped with Hayes Avalanche Hydraulic brake and Radial Handlebar Master Cylinder starting with model year 2014. These snowmobiles will be built to Yamaha specifications using Yamaha 4-stroke engines.