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We have gotten plenty of forum feedback on concerns or issues with the new Slingshot. These are usually followed up with a comment, "but I am happy and love my Slingshot". So I would like to know what is your favorite things about the Slingshot. What do the forum members absolutely love?
This could be anything from your favorite Polaris dealership experience to your new 'Rock Star" statues. Not looking for a full review just some items you love that separates the Slingshot from anything else you have experienced!:)
 

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I don't have my slingshot yet but I can definitely say something that I love about Polaris.
The RPM problem: Polaris sent immediately engineers to look at the RPM problem that the slingshot experienced.....as I recall there are two members that had their vehicle taken for tests by Polaris to the dealer, soon after it was posted on the forum.
So to me this is my number one love about my slingshot. So I'll vote extremely satisfied.

The cost of the engineer.
The days that he's going to test it.
The plane tickets.
The Towing
Contacting the customer
Immediate response
Correcting the problem
Etc...
 

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What's not to love..
I've had a couple issues but it's to be expected in something this bold and new.
Polaris has done a great job resolving my issues. Dollar for dollar the slingshot is a winner against anything remotely close!
 

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I have to throw the color in there. The red pearl sparkles like a bass boat in the sun. Combine that with people asking where I picked up those custom wheels and I'm always smiling. Vanellope still shocks me on twisty little roads. She sticks like glue even if they're cold and damp!
Slingshot reminds me of a "3-legged race". The stumble, falls and pain that we go through with our partner to get to the finish line. Even though we are both bruised a bleeding. We still make to the finish line with smiles in our faces.
 

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My dealer experience number 1, that goes a long way and towards the future.
#2, Just the stance, the look of this thing sitting there either looking at it or from the cockpit. Haven't had that in years, that childhood excitement in something that's going to be fun and as I'm getting up there in years, I need that!
 

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Love the ride and all the attention it gets. Had to go for a ride just a little time ago. Only 29 out but with helmet and snowmobile jacket it was actually comfortable. I do not like hitting my helmet on the headrest when I shift but I usually do not wear one. Or, maybe I will learn how to shift smother as the miles are added on.
 

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I want to answer this poll question, but in TWO WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!
Two weeks, awesome, but that will be a separate review. You can still tells us what you love about your Slingshot now, during the purchase and the feeling you had while driving it to Bill's place! :)
 

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The first thing i think about when i open the blinds in the morning and see no rain clouds is what a perfect day to go drive the SS. I agree that it's not perfect.. but the overwhelming sense of freedom and self expression I get when driving it wildly outweighs any imperfections it may have. I remember as a kid thinking cars would be flying in the year 2015. I've always been waiting for some breakout company to come in and change the path of automotive history like Tesla.. and now Polaris have done. The slingshot isn't perfect.. but no car/bike is. I'm thankful that companies like Polaris have the ingenuity and the mind set to take the risks they did.. so I can enjoy my Sunday drives like i've never enjoyed them before. I didn't buy my polaris for perfection... i bought it for fun.

I love the smile it puts on my face. I love how cheap it is to fill up the gas tank. I love that when i park next to a lambo... the kids wanna a picture of my SS. I love that my wife can go with me on drives without fear of falling off the back seat. I love that i have a vehicle so unique that most people don't know what it is. I love that i can afford it. I love the comradery that comes with being part of the SS forum. I love that I'm alive in a time to drive something my grandparents could have only dreamed of.

Polaris if you're reading this. Thank you for what you've created. Thank you for improving my quality of life. My wife sees the adolescent excitement every time i talk about my Slingshot. I'm truly grateful to own this amazing machine!
 

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The first thing i think about when i open the blinds in the morning and see no rain clouds is what a perfect day to go drive the SS. I agree that it's not perfect.. but the overwhelming sense of freedom and self expression I get when driving it wildly outweighs any imperfections it may have. I remember as a kid thinking cars would be flying in the year 2015. I've always been waiting for some breakout company to come in and change the path of automotive history like Tesla.. and now Polaris have done. The slingshot isn't perfect.. but no car/bike is. I'm thankful that companies like Polaris have the ingenuity and the mind set to take the risks they did.. so I can enjoy my Sunday drives like i've never enjoyed them before. I didn't buy my polaris for perfection... i bought it for fun.

I love the smile it puts on my face. I love how cheap it is to fill up the gas tank. I love that when i park next to a lambo... the kids wanna a picture of my SS. I love that my wife can go with me on drives without fear of falling off the back seat. I love that i have a vehicle so unique that most people don't know what it is. I love that i can afford it. I love the comradery that comes with being part of the SS forum. I love that I like my SS more then my $160,000 mercedes S63. I love that I'm alive in a time to drive something my grandparents could have only dreamed of.

Polaris if you're reading this. Thank you for what you've created. Thank you for improving my quality of life. My wife sees the adolescent excitement every time i talk about my Slingshot. I'm truly grateful to own this amazing machine!
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Wow, very well said. I agree almost completely. Just loan me your Mercedes S63 for a week to see if I can agree 100% with you.
 

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I have a question for all (please be kind replying) this is defined as a motorcycle? Why thoughts on a heater, AC, wipers, trailer etc? just curious because i have a car for that, the purpose for me, is bare bones (must have radio) and cruising on asphalt.
 

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We're not voting yet. We only have 260 miles on it, and it's been raining for a week and a half...
As soon as we get a few miles on it so I can do some donies at the casino up the road and not worry about the tach too much, I'll let y'all know. :D
I'm leaning towards very satisfied, that outer body seam sucks. Our local dealer, Cliff's Cycle Center in Bremerton WA has been in business since the 70's, good people. I showed them where one of the screws was missing from the body right below the driver's elbow, it faces down, black with a T-40 head. They were very embarrassed, jumped right on it though and got some coming. I found a few of those screws around the cockpit area loose, inside and outside, and tightened them.
I checked the wires by the steering shaft, OK on ours. I pushed them a little farther away.
 
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