MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Polaris® is pleased to announce that Connecticut residents can experience the highly-anticipated Polaris® Slingshot® after much demand. Fans are able to absorb all the sights, sounds and smell of Connecticut roads in a way only Slingshot® can truly deliver. The unique line of three-wheeled roadsters comes in two trim levels: the base Slingshot® and Slingshot® SL.
"Slingshot is an entirely new driving and riding experience designed for one purpose – exhilaration," said Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot. "We are excited to get Slingshot riders on the road in Connecticut and encourage them to try this one-of-a-kind roadster for themselves."
The Slingshot® experience includes:
- A low, wide stance which lets riders 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 two 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 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.
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.