Edge X sleds were snowcheck only sleds so they could be ordered however one wanted. Because of their popularity dealers often checked a few each season with various options. Shocks and suspension packages varied a lot from sled to sled. Things like blue skis and trim colors. A lot of them also had M10 suspensions with matching M10 logo tunnel suports since that was all the rage at the time and people spending the extra dime for the fancy looking sled also wanted the fancy lookin suspension. Engines were the same domestic VES twin as the XCSPs. XC 500s shared the same engine as well but without VES. Indys got the fugi 488 liquid. Sonic blue Edge Xs were most common but Black and the least popular red Xs were available as well.
The X package would be a snowcheck (spring) ordered sled unless the dealer bought one in to have on the floor. The two things for sure that would be different would be the graphics and reinforced running boards with the X package.
The extra options to look for that could also have been added to the X package would be M-10 rear suspension, rear 'clicker' shock, 1.25 inch track, reverse and electric start. The hood vents on the X package would also be able to be closed. The motors are the exact same on either one.
Like everyone else said, it was most a special graphics kit and fishbones on the running boards. It was no faster than a regular XC.
The EDGE Xs are actually more common than the standard XC because most people opted for the EDGE X.
I dont think they got different shocks than the XC and Ive never heard of them coming from the factory with a roller secondary.
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