After Much Buzz, a Newly Passed Bill Allows Texas Residents to Experience the Highly Anticipated Exhilaration of Slingshot®
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 26, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Drivers across the country have been enjoying the high-octane experience of Polaris® Slingshot®, and as of Friday, May 22, 2015 the company is pleased to announce that Texas residents can now join them and experience this long-awaited three-wheeled roadster. The sought-after Polaris Slingshot® is now available in Texas dealerships after much demand. Fans who patiently waited are now able to absorb all the sights, sounds and smell of its state’s roads through an exhilarating experience that only Slingshot® can truly deliver on. The unique line of three-wheeled roadsters is available in three trim levels: the base Slingshot®, Slingshot® SL and Slingshot® SL LE.
“Slingshot is an entirely new driving and riding experience designed for one purpose – exhilaration,” said Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot. “We understand how much excitement was built among Texas residents when the Slingshot first came out. After a long wait, we’re excited to get Slingshot riders on the road in Texas and we encourage them to experience this one-of-a-kind roadster for themselves.”
The Slingshot® experience includes:
- A low, wide stance which lets you feel the rush of pavement under the seat
- An open-air cockpit for a 360-degree rush of sight, sound and smell
- A shared riding experience allowing both the driver and passenger to get a front row shot of adrenaline
- Optimized weight distribution and low-profile tires for maximum cornering
- Lightweight and powerful, the Slingshot delivers exhilarating acceleration
Slingshot® Trim Levels:
Slingshot® is now offered in three distinct trim levels for a limited time only. The base Slingshot® with a U.S. MSRP of only $19,999 features titanium metallic paint, 17 inch lightweight alloy wheels upfront and an 18 inch wheel in the rear. The premium Slingshot® SL, with a U.S. MSRP of only $23,999 features red pearl paint, larger 18 inch forged aluminum wheels upfront and a 20 inch wheel in the rear, as well as a blade windscreen for wind protection. It also features a media console with a 4.3″ LCD screen, back-up camera, Bluetooth® integration and a 6-speaker audio system. The Slingshot® SL LE offers all of the same upgrades as the Slingshot® SL, but on top of that will include a striking Nuclear Sunset Orange color covering parts of the body, interior, coil springs and aluminum swing arm. It is equipped with dual windscreens and offers an interior LED lighting package with both white and blue lighting for an exhilarating nighttime driving experience. The Slingshot® SL LE has a U.S. MSRP of only $24,999.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2014 sales of $4.5 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory® and Indian Motorcycle® and Slingshot® brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered Parts, Accessories and Apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin®, Cycle Country® and Pro Armor® brands.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.