When trike meets motorcycle, you get the Polaris Slingshot, which has two wheels up front with a lone wheel out back. Powered by a 2.4L Ecotec inline-4 mounted up that generates 173 hp and 166 lb-ft torque, mated to a five-speed manual transmission, the vehicle weighs in at just 1725 pounds for the $19,999 base model. It stays planted to the ground, thanks to a double-wishbone suspension set up with coilovers, and steering is electric power-assisted. Continue reading for two more videos and additional pictures.
“The Slingshot can also be had with a few niceties, too. A waterproof infotainment system includes navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, and a backup camera, while standard storage cubbies located behind the two seats (with three-point seatbelts) add some level of practicality. Other standard items included LED taillights, projector beam headlights, ABS, electronic stability control, and a 2-year warranty,” according to Motor Trend.