Think of the Polaris Slingshot as a three-wheeled motorcycle meets go-kart (or the KTM X-Bow). Priced from $19999, this 1666-pound vehicle is powered by a 2.4L Ecotec engine that generates 173 hp and 166 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Just in case you are wondering, helmets are required for both the driver and passenger – motorcycle license also needed by the former. Continue reading for a first look video, more pictures, and additional information.
Chris Doucet, Slingshot project manager at Polaris, says, “A three-wheeled vehicle offers an experience that’s just like a motorcycle – the open air and the wind in your face. But the three-wheel stance adds an extra level of stability.”