1968 Trade Winds Custom Cheetah

YEAR: 1968
MODEL: Cheetah
ENGINE: Hirth, 793 cc, modified
OWNER: Jeff Craig
  Neenah, WI


1968 Trade Winds snowmobile, manufactured in Manawa, WI

On Mar. 14, 1968, Bob Hansen from New London, WI., drove a specially prepared Trade Winds with a modified Hirth 793 engine, recording an official 101 m.p.h.

First snowmobile to reach 100 m.p.h.

This Trade Winds is a restored Trade Winds Cheetah, similarly prepared was driven on Feb. 20, 2021 by Brian Hansen to reach an official speed of 103.2 m.p.h.



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