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The Slingshot is a "three-wheeled motorcycle," although this classification is true in all but one of the 50 US states. It has a steering wheel, sports car seats, seat belts, and some passenger protection.


HOWEVER, it doesn't look like the Polaris Slingshot is truly equipped for the Winter. As you can see from these photos, the snow that's beginning to hit the Midwest will be quite unpleasant to deal with in the "motorcycle."


You might consider finding a garage for it until the weather begins to clear up.

Source: The Leader-- The Polaris Slingshot: Badass, But Maybe Not for Winter
 

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Interesting that it has the double bubble windshield and is that still a phone in the phone holder??? Oops!
 

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"This one is the $23,000, 173hp Slingshot SL, which features Slingshot Red Pearl Paint, a Blade Windshield, Premium 18” Forged-Aluminum Front Wheels, a 20” Forged-Aluminum Rear Wheel, and a Media Console with a 4.3” LCD Screen, Backup Camera, 6 Speaker Audio System, Bluetooth® Integration."

This is from the same source as the article.

Interesting that it has the double bubble windshield and is that still a phone in the phone holder??? Oops!
I'm not sure how good those windshields will do for the snow. :)
It does kind of look like its just the phone mount. I can't imagine the owner left his phone in his slingshot for that long...
 

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He should just get a cover for it and good snow tires.
This thing is made strong and waterproof, I don't see why it wouldn't be right to drive in the white stuff.
 

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I wouldn't leave my MC or SS out in weather like this. If I didn't have a full cover or a garage , I would rent a storage booth or take it to a covered parking facility, ie: casino,mall, anywhere there was covered parking.
 

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I would put on a cover, but it's not a biggie if it gets full of snow, it's waterproof.
I will prob wait for those clear dry days to drive the SS in the winter. I found some winter tires that fits the SS perfectly and I got my snowmobile gear.
I just want to see people's face when they look over at the SS in winter mode lol
I wont be doing this until the SS got some serious millage, don't want to scratch the thing too early.
And I can't see my self calling the SS a motorcycle. To me it's a 3 wheel roadster ;)
 

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I wouldn't leave my MC or SS out in weather like this. If I didn't have a full cover or a garage , I would rent a storage booth or take it to a covered parking facility, ie: casino,mall, anywhere there was covered parking.
Funny that Casino was first on the list. Well said sir, well said. ;)
 

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I would put on a cover, but it's not a biggie if it gets full of snow, it's waterproof.
I will prob wait for those clear dry days to drive the SS in the winter. I found some winter tires that fits the SS perfectly and I got my snowmobile gear.
I just want to see people's face when they look over at the SS in winter mode lol
I wont be doing this until the SS got some serious millage, don't want to scratch the thing too early.
And I can't see my self calling the SS a motorcycle. To me it's a 3 wheel roadster ;)
Scoobs - you should start a thread on winter driving the SS. I would like to hear more about those tires.
 

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I have every intention of having a cockpit cover,and before i pay $500 for a ss full cover , I'll get a small p/u cover or car cover, for a lot less. i'm greatfull in So. Cal I don't have to really be concerned with that white stuff.
 

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I will but I don't own my SS yet :(
So I start the thread and let peeps post their findings, I know I'm not the only one that is nuts enough to drive this things in the white stuff. Hell, I ride my snowmobile in terrible temps and I'm never cold with my gear. The only crappy point of driving this in winter will be the dirt/slush been thrown on the SS and me on those dirty, sloppy days. I think I would just go for runs on dry days.
 

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I'm a little confused by this photo. Although o totally agree with you on NOT leaving my MC or SS outside, however I do have one question. Does this photo imply someone actually took delivery of a unit?
 
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