MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, sound and smell
- A shared riding experience, giving the driver and passenger to get a front row shot of adrenaline
- Optimized weight distribution and proprietary low-profile tires for maximum cornering
- A lightweight design for powerful acceleration
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 wheel in the rear. The premium Slingshot® SL, with a starting U.S. MSRP of only $25,199 features Red Pearl paint, larger 18 inch cast 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 Black Pearl paint color. The Slingshot® SL LE in Black Pearl has a U.S. MSRP of $26,199.
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.
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