Thick for kickin’ it, hard for rippin’
it, and a mile high for flyin’ it: The X-Star’s got what it
takes for today’s riders to go higher, longer, further and with
more style than a Parks Bonifay 1080.
Go ahead. Ask the riders – not just
the ones who ride for MasterCraft. Ask the pros on the circuit,
the groms at the regional tournaments, the little guys on 124cms
throwing sick scarecrows on the neighborhood lake. They’ll tell
you there’s no better launch ramp than what the X-Star leaves
behind – a smooth transition to a phat wake with a crisp lip
and feather-soft out into the flats.
So what’s new? How about a phatter
version of our KGB (Keeline Gravity Ballast) system that custom
loads your boat to increase wake size right where it’s needed?
We’ve added two rear automatic fill tanks (one on either side
of the engine) to last year’s 400-pound center weighting system,
tabbing it the Triple KGB system. Plus, we’ve created a radical
new ZeroFlex Flyer tower design that allows for rock-solid pulls
into the wake and out through the flats – and flips down inside
the boat easily, quickly and without having to force it under
your garage door.
The rear seat back is now ergonomically contoured,
and we’ve tripled the accessibility of rear storage by incorporating
a three-piece rear hatch/sundeck. But not everything is rider-oriented:
the MasterView driver’s seat raises the driver 6 inches higher
than normal, allowing for clear views ahead, even when under
a stern-heavy load.
New accessories like polished aluminum
board racks, a five-light rack and amp-coupled tower speakers
highlight a list of desirable options.
We kept the good stuff, too.
Riders can continue to kick it with 120 watts of wake-rattling
Clarion stereo power (with options for more), and it’s still
the boat of choice for ESPN’s X Games, the U.S. Pro Wakeboard
Tour, Vans Triple Crown of Wakeboarding and Jose Cuervo European
Yeah, there’s a lot of great new stuff on the 2001 MasterCraft
X-Star. But we had it right from the beginning. We had the wake.
And after all, isn’t that what it’s really all about?