Four fancy Slingshots for all your three-wheeled shenanigan-having needs
Looks like the new Slingshots are in! Polaris just announced the 2019 Slingshot lineup and it's looking pretty good. What's all the hubbub about? Let's let Polaris tell us about it in its own words.
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Press Release Begins
Polaris Slingshot delivers again on its promise to create the most fun you can have on three wheels. "The Ultimate Joyride™.” Today, Slingshot unveiled its 2019 models, highlighted by the addition of the highly-popular and fully-loaded Grand Touring model.
Making its full-time debut for model year 2019, the Grand Touring comes well-equipped with features and accessories straight from the factory. Featuring quilted comfort seats, a color-matched Slingshade® top and rear fender, tall wind deflector and Ride Command with navigation, the Grand Touring is the ultimate in comfort, style and technology. Starting at $29,499, the Slingshot Grand Touring is presented in Black Crystal with White Pearl metallic paint and a full body graphics package.
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“Since its ground-breaking introduction in 2014, the desire for a one-of-a-kind joyride has been answered by the three-wheeled, open-air experience of Slingshot,” said Josh Fulkerson, Slingshot Sr. Director. “The new 2019 lineup continues to deliver a high fun-factor, while elevating the overall product experience.”
Each Slingshot model packs a GM Ecotec 2.4L DOHC four-cylinder engine and delivers 173 horsepower by way of a five-speed manual transmission. Starting at $19,999, the entry-level Slingshot S model comes in White Lightning with gloss black cast aluminum wheels. The SL model, starting at $25,499, is available in Black Pearl and Orion Blue. The SL comes standard with Ride Command, a 100-watt Rockford Fosgate® audio system, rear view camera, a clear wind deflector, 18-inch and 20-inch front and rear cast-aluminum machined wheels. Both the S and SL feature sleek head-turning design and style ready for customization.
Rounding out the 2019 lineup is the top-of-the-line SLR. Starting at $28,999, the SLR is available in two new two-tone paint schemes: Afterburner Orange and Red Pearl. Race-inspired Sparco® steering wheel, shift knob and pedal covers, two-piece composite brake rotors, exclusive SLR bolstered sport bucket seats and a 20-inch 305mm rear forged-aluminum wheel deliver more performance and fun. SLR comes standard with Ride Command with GPS navigation, phone integration, customizable vehicle display screens and more.
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Owners can personalize their Slingshots with a variety of Slingshot Engineered Accessories that deliver customization, interior upgrades, and performance. In 2019, Slingshot S owners can significantly upgrade the interior with Ride Command, comfort seats, Rockford Fosgate audio, wind deflector options, LED lighting and storage bags. Slingshot also offers its owners a color-matched Slingshade top for sun protection and rear fender for additional style and spray protection in the rain. The performance customer looking to further enhance their Slingshot can step up with an adjustable BILSTEIN shock kit, two-piece lightweight rotors, and lightweight aluminum forged wheels and tires.
Slingshot’s 2019 lineup will begin shipping to dealers throughout the country in August.