While it may still be summer for many, it’s never too early to pick up a few winter gadgets, especially the Mattracks Powerboard. This gas-powered vehicle combines the thrill of riding a jet ski with the freedom of a snowboard, enabling you to surf effortlessly over the fresh powder or on packed snow. Its patented rubber track uses 1 3/4″ snow lugs and flexes as you lean in the direction you wish to go for graceful turns or aggressive slalom-like carvings. Power comes from a 6.5-horsepower four-cycle gasoline engine that starts with a pull, and has a maximum speed of 18 mph, operating up to two hours on only 3/4-gallon of gasoline. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“The rugged frame is made of aluminum and high-density molded ABS plastic. Two cleated footpads provide secure footing while standing without requiring bindings, and its adjustable height-handlebar has a throttle control which provides easy stopping; includes a tethered auto-off switch,” according to Mattracks.