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2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride Photo Gallery
First Harley builds an electric motorcycle. Now Polaris launches a three-wheeled roadster called the 2015 Slingshot. What's next??
Polaris continues to push the design envelope with the release of its three-wheeled roadster, the 2015 Slingshot, with a two-up-front, one-out-back arrangement in a vehicle with traction control, an Electronic Stability Program and ABS. Read the full run down in the
2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride Review
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot comes in Titanium Metallic while the 2015 Slingshot SL is offered in Red Pearl and gets a Blade Windshield, bigger premium 10-spoke wheels and a media console with a 4.3-inch LCD screen and back-up camera.
Beneath the polymer body panels of the 2015 Slingshot is a framework of welded steel tubing.
The front of the Slingshot is wide and low-slung, contributing to its ground-hugging prowess.
The 2.4L DOHC engine of the 2015 Polaris Slingshot will burn rubber in the first three gears.
The Slingshot is equipped with rack-and-pinion power steering that provides more assistance below 30 mph and less above that speed.
A large, motorcycle-style swingarm and mondo coil-over shock supports the back end and its chunky 265mm Kenda 'Slingshot' 799 tire.
The Slingshot SL comes with a media console featuring a 4.3-inch LCD, a six-speaker audio system and a back-up camera.
Polaris has been a mover-and-shaker recently, and if the Slingshot is any indication, the company shows no signs of slowing down.
A peek at the steel skeleton of the 2015 Polaris Slingshot.
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot has incredible grip and shines when roads get curvy.
The cockpit of the 2015 Slingshot is comprised of two lightly padded, adjustable seats with 3-point seatbelts, the seats skirting the ground at an 11.5-inch seat height.
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot is classified as a motorcycle in most states and follows motorcycle licensing regulations.
Double-wishbone suspension, coil-over gas-filled shocks and sway bars equate to little side-to-side roll.
The 2015 Slingshot SL rolls on forged, 10-spoke wheels shod in proprietary wheels developed in conjunction with Kenda.
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot uses sway bars, traction control, and an Electronic Stability Program to stick to the road impressively.
The impact-resistant body panels of the 2015 Slingshot are made from a blend of polymers.
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot, with its road-hugging performance and open-air cockpit, should appeal to Type-A personalities looking for something new and different.
Spooned inside the steel space frame of the 2015 Slingshot is a four-cylinder Ecotec VVT engine made by GM, a 2.4L DOHC motor that's been around for approximately 10 years.
The 2015 Polaris Slingshot is a blast to ride and is competitively priced at $19,999 for the base model.
We're still wearing a toothy grin from our time in the driver's seat of the 2015 Polaris Slingshot.
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