1969 Hornet snowmobile
Hornet's goal? Year-round use
December 31, 2009
|In 1969 snowmobile manufacturers were starting up everywhere. Sales were rising fast, with 278,000 snowmobiles being made in 1969 alone.|
Most snowmobile makers were setting up dealerships, only requiring the dealers to purchase three sleds and a minimal spare parts package. It seemed like you could always find a friend or relative who wanted to buy a snowmobile, so dealerships sprung up everywhere.
This was a market that stirred creativity and encouraged many small manufacturers to jump in with their latest creation. That's why sleds like the unique Hornet saw the light of day.
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