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by dascrow on Oct 6, 2015
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MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Slingshot is excited to announce the release of an eight-part web series titled "Run The Coast" – now live on TopGear.com. "Run The Coast" is a whirlwind, ten-day road trip up the west coast of America showcasing the ultimate on-road adventure in a Polaris Slingshot. This epic road trip covers over 1,200 miles, starting in Los Angeles and ending in Seattle, covering all points in between. Documenting the adventures from start to finish, viewers can expect stunning scenery, iconic locations, and some interesting characters as "Run The Coast" takes in the sights, sounds and excitement along the way. Live now, fans can watch our Run The Coast campaign on TopGear.com.

"Slingshot can turn any ordinary road trip into an unforgettable experience," said Craig Scanlon, vice president of Slingshot®. "We are excited to show our fans exactly what Slingshot can do by taking on some of the best and most iconic driving roads in the world."

Inspired by the "Run the Coast" web series, Slingshot® is sending one lucky fan on the ultimate West Coast road trip. Starting today, fans can enter the "Experience the Coast Contest" for a chance to win a weekend trip for two to Los Angeles including the opportunity to test drive the Polaris Slingshot! For more information about the contest and to enter to win visit https://tabs.vitrue.com/m/nxpOEQ/. Stay tuned to TopGear.com for new "Run The Coast" webisodes, content, and to see what happens next, as we take the Slingshot on the ultimate drive. It's going to be quite a trip…

Slingshot Trim Levels:
Slingshot is now offered in three distinct trim levels for a limited time only. The base Slingshot has a starting U.S. MSRP of only $21,199 features titanium metallic paint, 17 inch lightweight alloy wheels upfront and an 18 inch...
by 4Nines on Aug 7, 2015
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Polaris has confirmed that its revolutionary three-wheel motor-vehicle, the Polaris Slingshot™, is making its European debut in Q4 2015.

Slingshot has been honed for the European market by U.S manufacturer Polaris and will offer petrol-heads a completely new motoring experience.

A recognised leader in the global powersports industry for over 60 years, Polaris designs, engineers and manufactures high quality all-terrain vehicles (ATV), including the Ranger and RZR side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, as well as Victory Motorcycles and the iconic Indian Motorcycle marque too.

Taking this extensive powersports experience, Polaris is writing a new chapter with Slingshot, delivering an entirely new on-road driving experience.

It’s an innovative three-wheel vehicle with a high-strength steel space frame, a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine and sport-tuned suspension with an open cockpit.

Slingshot Brand Manager for Polaris EMEA, Dario Baraggia, firmly believes that customers in Europe can expect to have a truly breathtaking experience from Slingshot ownership. He says: “Slingshot offers European customers something truly unique. It has exhilarating performance in a package that receives head-turning looks wherever it’s driven.

“The USA has already discovered the thrill of Slingshot, so much that it is currently sold out with production filling back orders. We predict a similar trend here in the EU and will therefore open a pre-order process to give the first customers a chance to secure the first units coming to the EU.”

Polaris Slingshot™ features include:

2.4-litre Double Overhead Cam Engine

5-speed Transmission

High strength steel space frame

Lightweight aluminium swingarm

Carbon fibre reinforced drive belt

Low weight

Low centre of gravity

Antilock Braking System

Electronic Stability & Traction Control

Forged Aluminium Roll Hoops

Distinctive Bodywork & LED Lights

Specifications, pre-orders and deposit...
by dascrow on Jul 27, 2015
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Get ready for some darkness! Tonight Polaris has unleashed the new 2016 Polaris Slingshot SL Limited in Black Pearl with Indy Red Accents. More to come so stay tuned!

SL LE FEATURES
  • Limited Black Pearl Paint with Indy Red Accents
  • Shortened and Tinted Blade Wind Deflectors
  • Premium 18” Cast Aluminum Front Wheels, 20” Cast Aluminum Rear Wheel
  • Media Console: 4.3” LCD Screen, Backup Camera, 6 Speaker Audio System, Bluetooth® Integration
  • Interior LED Lighting Kit
After turning heads across the country in Red Pearl and Titanium Metallic, Polaris® Slingshot® is adding a striking new edition to its line-up – the Black Pearl SL Limited Edition – starting this August. Fans took to Twitter and Facebook asking Polaris to release a black Slingshot® and the brand delivered in a big way at the 2015 Las Vegas Dealers Show. In addition to its sleek new color, the Slingshot® Black Pearl SL Limited Edition features dramatic Indy Red color accents on its frame rails, coil springs and swing arm as well as black seats with grey accents. The new Slingshot® is packed with exhilarating features including a new low profile tinted blade windscreen that gives the vehicle a more aggressive look and an interior LED white and blue lighting package for an adrenaline-charged nighttime driving experience. Beginning in August, dealers will be receiving a limited quantity of this eye-catching model.

“The Black Pearl LE represents everything Slingshot stands for – exhilaration, innovation and head-turning design.” said Craig Scanlon, vice president of Slingshot®. “With limited quantities available of this new Slingshot, we expect the demand to be huge.”

The unique Slingshot® experience includes:

·A low, wide stance allowing drivers to feel the rush of pavement under the seat

·An open-air cockpit for a 360-degree rush of sight,...
by NickJ on Jul 1, 2015
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Dear Slingshot dealer,

Thank you for your continued support and patience as we worked diligently to resolve Connecticut state licensure requirements. Our goal has been to get Slingshot owners on the road in Connecticut as soon as possible. Please find below an important licensure update. We look forward to partnering with you to grow a successful Slingshot business.

We are pleased to announce that on Friday, June 5th, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill allowing the Polaris Slingshot to be registered and operated as an ‘autocycle’ in the state of Connecticut. The new bill will take effect July 1st, 2015.

Below is an overview of bill:

 Senate Bill 936 was sponsored by the Joint Transportation Committee

 Vehicle type: Autocycle

o "Autocycle" means a motor vehicle that meets the requirements of a motorcycle under 49 CFR Part 571

o Does not have more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground

o Is designed to be controlled with a steering wheel and foot pedals for acceleration, braking, or shifting

o Has a seat or seats that are fully or partially enclosed and in which the occupants sit with their legs forward

o Is equipped with safety belts, in accordance with section 14-100a, for all occupants

 Titling: An autocycle is considered to be a motorcycle

 Operation: Automobile driver license (Class D)

 Insurance: Same requirements as two-wheel motorcycles

 Helmets: Same requirements as two-wheel motorcycles

Registrants will receive a motorcycle license plate, but can operate Polaris Slingshot with an automobile license. Additionally, our recommendation is that all Slingshot drivers and passengers should wear a helmet while operating the vehicle at all times.

We thank you for your patience as we worked towards this resolution. Please contact your DSM with any additional questions.

Sincerely,

The Slingshot team