Yvon Martel, from Chicoutimi, is the proud inventor of a unique machine called the MTT-136 (''My Track Technology''), which consists of an aluminum box that houses an electric motor driving the 136'' snowmobile track around it. A handlebar system is fitted to one end of the box.
Depending on the battery, charging times vary from 15 minutes to eight hours.
The MTT-136 can reach speeds of 40 km/h and pull a sled over a distance of about 220 kilometres.
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At the same time as my esteemed colleague was off driving the new 2015 WRX in the Californian sun, I was stuck at home in well-below-zero temperatures and snow behind the wheel of a '14 Subaru Impreza. While the two may seem worlds apart, they are borne of the same basic instincts, and that's saying something.