The Poulan PP5524ES is a Snowblower with a heavy duty frame and a heavy duty blade. It uses a Dual Stage Serrated Auger Blade which does an amazing job breaking up snow and ice. The Auger is driven by a reliable 5.5 Horse Power, Tecumseh Snow King engine, which has two power levels. The wheels on this model are 13" Snow Hog tires with X-trac treads, giving your machine great traction on slick and icy surfaces. With a 24" Wide Clearning Path, Infitinite Speed Drive, and a Single Motion Chute Control, this blower is not for small jobs.