Let’s be clear: Though it resembles a sports car, the Slingshot is classified as a three-wheeled motorcycle.
It’s actually a reverse trike, with two wheels in the front and a single drive wheel in the rear.
It has a steering wheel and twin bucket seats but no airbags or the usual automotive safety features.
How much is a slingshot?
Priced at $29,500, it will sit above the previous flagship model, the SLR, which will be available at the same price as in the previous model year – $28,999. Below it is the Slingshot SL starting at $25,499, and the entry-level model remains the Slingshot S with a starting price of just below $20,000.
Do you need a motorcycle license for a slingshot?
The Slingshot made its debut in 2014 and most consumers were required to hold a motorcycle endorsement or license to operate it. These days it is not required in a number of states. “We are proactively educating states about the innovation Slingshot delivers to consumers.
How fast does a slingshot car go?
Although Polaris claims the Slingshot is good for a top speed of approximately 130 mph, we decided to stop pushing any further when the hood started shaking violently at 110 mph.
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