Slingshot Roadster Specifications
Polaris’ All New 3-Wheeled Machine
The three wheeled Slingshot is a daring new machine, seemingly crafted from Polaris’ DNA with the extensive recreation-focused portfolio of ATVs, motorcycles, side-by-sides, and snowmobiles. The result is a street machine that blurs the lines between cars and motorcycles. Polaris has recently released the 2015 Polaris Slingshot a three wheel motorcycle that ensures a good time. With its short windscreen and low-sided open-air cockpit where the driver and passenger sit next to eachother, the Slingshot has the visceral appeal of a sportbike, but it drives more like a lightweight sports car. The Polaris Slingshot is aimed for thrill seekers, even though it is classified as a motorcycle there is more safety features compared to a motorcycle. The Slingshot wraps edgy, anime-like body panels around a tube-framed chassis. Up front is a double-wishbone suspension with coil-over shocks and a sway bar looking at the back there is a single aluminum swing arm.
The Slingshot Includes Features You’ve Never Seen Before
The 2015 Slingshot weights just about 1,700 lbs and it stands at 149.6 inches long, at 77.6 inches wide and at 51.9 inches tall, a 105 inch long wheelbase and has 5 inch of ground clearance. The three-wheeled vehicle is getting two 18-inch front wheels and a 20-inch rear wheel, along with polymer made body panels to guarantee its better resistance to impacts and also rustproof. Some of the other features found on the new Polaris Slingshot also include the tilt steering wheel, the 4.3-inch LCD, six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth, rearview camera, USB support, two lockable storage bins which can hold a helmet, locking glove box, waterproof seats and several other tweaks.
Powered Through 5-Speed Manual Transmission
The Slingshot’s power is processed through a five-speed manually stick-shifted transmission and terminates in a motorcycle-style kevlar belt final drive, something Polaris has extensive experience with. The tires the three-wheeled vehicle is equipted with claw for traction, they are wide Kenda “Slingshot” tires, that were developed specifically for this year’s Slingshot. Polaris 2015 Slingshot is available in two colors dark-colored base model and the red SL version. The differences between the dark-colored base model and the red SL version includes 1-inch larger uprated 5-spoke wheels, the LCD screen, audio package, backup camera, a windscreen and some other bits. The Slingshot is considered a motorcycle and requires a motorcycle license in order to drive. Slingshot is three wheeled motorcycle. It is not an automobile. It does not have air bags and it does not meet automotive safety standards. Three wheel vehicles may handle differently than other vehicles, especially in wet conditions. Always wear helmets and fasten safety belts. Driver may need a valid motorcycle endorsement. Don’t drink and drive.
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