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The head-turning Polaris® Slingshot® roars into Texas dealerships

“Slingshot is an entirely new driving and riding experience designed for one purpose – exhilaration,” said Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 22, 2015) – Drivers across the country have been enjoying the high-octane experience of Polaris Slingshot, and as of Friday, May 22, 2015 the company is pleased to announce that Texas residents can now join them and experience this long-awaited three-wheeled roadster. The sought-after Polaris Slingshot® is now available in Texas dealerships after much demand. Fans who patiently waited are now able to absorb all the sights, sounds, and smell of its state’s roads through an exhilarating experience that only Slingshot® can truly deliver on. The unique line of three-wheeled roadsters is available in three trim levels: the base Slingshot®, Slingshot® SL and Slingshot® SL LE.

“Slingshot is an entirely new driving and riding experience designed for one purpose – exhilaration,” said Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot. “We understand how much excitement was built among Texas residents when the Slingshot first came out. After a long wait, we’re excited to get Slingshot riders on the road in Texas and we encourage them to experience this one-of-a-kind roadster for themselves.”

The unique Slingshot® experience includes:

  1. A low, wide stance allowing drivers to feel the rush of pavement under the seat.
  2. An open-air cockpit for a 360-degree rush of sight, sound and smell.
  3. A shared riding experience, giving the driver and passenger to get a front row shot of adrenaline.
  4. Optimized weight distribution and proprietary low-profile tires for maximum cornering.
  5. A lightweight design for powerful acceleration.

Slingshot® Trim Levels:

Slingshot® is now offered in three distinct trim levels for a limited time only. The base Slingshot® has a starting U.S. MSRP of only $21,199 features titanium metallic paint, 17 inch lightweight alloy wheels upfront and an 18 inch wheel in the rear. The premium Slingshot® SL, with a starting U.S. MSRP of only $25,199 features Red Pearl paint, larger 18 inch cast aluminum wheels upfront and a 20 inch wheel in the rear, as well as a blade windscreen for wind protection. It also features a media console with a 4.3” LCD screen, back-up camera, Bluetooth® integration and a 6-speaker audio system. The Slingshot® SL LE offers all of the same upgrades as the Slingshot® SL, but on top of that will include a striking Black Pearl paint color. The Slingshot® SL LE in Black Pearl has a U.S. MSRP of $26,199.

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About Polaris
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR®, and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electricvehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.