These models will also be equipped with the newfound Ride Command Infotainment system.

Introduced to the world in 2014, Polaris manufactured Slingshot was the three-wheeled motorcycle that had a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, side-by-side bucket seats, gear stick, pedals and three point seat belts. Made for having loads of fun on an open racetrack, these machines will also behave on our streets if you are in the right state.

For 2018, the brand has shown more interest in this concept by launching newer versions of the existing models. They have also added another higher end variant of their SLR flagship model and calling it the SLR. Along with this announcement, the brand is making good use of theirIndian Motorcycle stint to bring in the industry leading Ride Command infotainment system onto their roadster series.

For lack of better word, they are still called as motorcycles. Maybe because it has no airbags or crumple zone, and driver and passenger must wear motorcycle helmets in certain states. Neither do they have any roof, doors, or side windows. It is either the most confused motorcycle or the most confused car. So, someone just called it the “auto-cycle”.

Slingshot S

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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The line-up will consist of S, SL, SLR and SLR LE. The Slingshot S is the base model that comes with Power steering, ABS disc brakes, Electronic Stability and Traction Control. The interiors are, of course, all weather proof and can be individually adjusted according to the rider tastes. You get bucket seats for both driver and passenger bolted onto the lightweight tubular chassis with carbon fibre reinforced belt. Four projector headlights illuminate the road adequately.

At the rear, there is lockable bins and glovebox to store your essentials (not a suitcase but small bags will fit.) The three wheels are machined by lightweight aluminium components and are powered by a GM EcoTeck 2.4L, DOHC, 4-cylinder engine that ca pump out a good 173 bhp and 166 lb.ft. The power is transmitted to the front via a 5-speed gearbox.

The S will cost you $19,999 MSRP and is available only in Gloss black paint job.

Slingshot SL

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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The next model is the Slingshot SL which gets everything the S has and more accessories. The SL gets a premium Rockford Fosgate audio system that can be operated with the multi-functional Ride Command touchscreen. The wheels are 18”cast aluminium, and the powertrain remains the same with the rear getting a 20” cast aluminium wheel.

This SL will additionally get a clear ripper series wind deflector and the brand’s hood accent graphics on the bonnet. There is a rear-view camera too that can be viewed using the 7” ride command system. The Ride Command can access your smartphone information via USB and Bluetooth sync and play music or answer calls within the system.

The SL also gets a premium pain job and is available in two colours: Sunset red and Navy Blue. It will be available for $25,499 MSRP.

Slingshot SLR

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Coming to the SLR (not the Mercedes-McLaren dreamer), this was the brand’s flagship model and it currently still is. Addition to everything from the SL, this SLR gets a lot of equipment for hooning the track without compromise. Starting with the Sparco components, the vehicle gets premium SLR branded bolstered sports seats instead of the bucket ones. The steering wheel, gear knob and the pedal cover also get the Sparco treatment.

The tyres also get upgraded to 18” at the front and 20” at the rear and are premium with forged aluminium rather than cast ones with the rear one being 305 mm wider than the SL. The Ride Command system also gets an additional navigation capability in the SLR with turn by turn navigation on it. The same system you would find on one of the Indian cruisers. In the SLR cockpit, you also get interior LED lightings.

This SLR gets premium two toned paint job with coloured frame accents and full body graphics and is available in two colours: Electric Blue and Orange Madness. The SLR could be yours for $ 28,999 MSRP.

Slingshot SLR LE

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Finally, the new flagship is here. The SLR LE. Heighting visual elements with this one, Polaris gave it a Ghost Gray with Lime Squeeze treatment to make it stand out from the crowd. (Well, with three wheels, it already does.) This LE model gets all the bells and whistles of the SLR and ups the ante with Bilstein 10-way adjustable shocks and a 200-watt Rockford Fosgate audio system.

The premium SLR branded bolstered sports seats gets color-matched side bolsters the wind deflector gets tinted. That eye-catchy paintjob is an exclusive tri-coloured paint with limited edition graphics, and the whole setup is priced at $30,999 MSRP.

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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Then there is personalisation. The entire range of slingshots can be customised with dozens of Slingshot Engineered Accessories, including premium 200-watt Rockford Fosgate audio kit, quilted comfort seats or add custom style with the all new rear fender. With all of this, the owners of the S and SL can get their vehicle fitted with the Ride Command system with navigation. Most of the vehicle accessories are offered in a variety of factory color-matched options, which allow consumers to customize their Slingshots truly.

Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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Polaris Slingshot announced its 2018 line-up of three wheeled roadsters with enhanced performance and styling. Exterior
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SLINGSHOT® INTRODUCES 2018 MODEL LINEUP & INDUSTRY-LEADING RIDE COMMAND® INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM

New Slingshot SLR LE Headlines Expanded 2018 Model Year Lineup
Featuring Enhanced Performance and Styling

MINNEAPOLIS (July 26, 2017) –Slingshot®, the three-wheeled, open-air cockpit roadster that has taken the industry to the edge since its introduction in 2014, today announced its 2018 model lineup with select offerings boasting its industry-leading Ride Command® infotainment system. Headlining the 2018 models is the all-new Slingshot SLR LE. Representing the biggest improvements since its introduction, the new Slingshot lineup takes style, performance, and technology to a whole new level.

The 2018 Slingshot lineup consists of Slingshot S, SL, SLR and SLR LE. The all new, industry-leading 7” multi-touch Ride Command is available as an accessory for Slingshot S, and comes standard in SL, SLR, and SLR LE models. Ride Command is equipped with great features like phone integration, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, and customizable vehicle information screens. Additionally, Ride Command offers turn-by-turn navigation in the SLR and SLR LE models as standard equipment and can be added as an accessory upgrade to the S and SL models.

Slingshot’s ultra-premium SLR LE packs a suite of offerings, including BILSTEIN 10-way adjustable suspension, 200w Rockford Fosgate® audio, premium sport seats with color-matched side bolsters, two-tone Ghost Gray with Lime Squeeze painted accents, and special edition graphics.

“The introduction of Ride Command merges modern conveniences of today’s latest technology with Slingshot’s high-adrenaline riding experience,” said Kevin Reilly, VP, Marketing –Slingshot. “The addition of the SLR LE rounds out our vehicle offerings with a premium model for those who demand the absolute best.”

Slingshot’s 2018 models offer an unmatched riding experience at a variety of price points that will begin to reach dealers in September 2017. The Slingshot S will be available starting at $19,999 in Gloss Black, an entry-level price point making it a more affordable means to experience an exhilarating driving experience only Slingshot can provide. Starting at $25,499, the SL will come in Navy Blue and Sunset Red, while the SLR starts at $28,999 and introduces a new Electric Blue color to the line-up. The popular SLR Orange Madness will continue for 2018. In a limited run, the Slingshot SLR LE will be available starting at $30,999 in a two-tone Ghost Gray with Lime-Squeeze painted accents.

Owners can personalize and customize their Slingshot with dozens of Slingshot Engineered Accessories, including premium 200-watt Rockford Fosgate audio kit, quilted comfort seats or add custom style with the all new rear fender*. Additionally, owners can add Slingshot’s industry-leading Ride Command system to their Slingshot S, or enhance their S or SL’s capabilities by adding the Ride Command Navigation system. Most of the vehicle accessories are offered in a variety of factory color-matched options, which allow consumers to truly customize their Slingshots.
*Rear fender only available in the United States.

For more information about Slingshot visit PolarisSlingshot.com. Follow us at Facebook.com/PolarisSlingshot, @Slingshot on Twitter and @polarisslingshot on Instagram.

About Polaris
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback®and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electricvehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

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