Motorcycles are a lot of fun. But they are equally dangerous as they are fun and many people are reluctant to drive one. If you are tempted to ride a motorcycle but did are not satisfied with only two wheels, Polaris Slingshot motorcycle might be what you are looking for. The three-wheel vehicle is registered as a motorcycle, so you will need a helmet to legally drive it. The cockpit does not sport airbags, so the helm is not only mandatory, but completely recommended. Polaris already build numerous vehicles like ATV’s, motorcycle and snowmobiles and now they directed their efforts and expertise to create a special street-vehicle.
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Polaris Slingshot motorcycle offers power and safety
Only the rear-wheel provides traction. The front-sided 2.4l, four cylinder engine provides 173 hp and 225 Nm of torque. A 5 speed manual gearbox will provide personalized handling of the beast. There are now performance specs released so far, unfortunately, but we are sure the Polaris Slingshot motorcycle can easily make you hold your breath and push you into your seat. Speaking of seats, the motorcycle will host two guests, a great feature for couples who like to live to the edge side by side. The carbon fiber reinforced belt drive will make sure that every piece stays in place and runs smoothly.
The motorcycles weighs about 1700 lbs. While it offers the comfort of a car, you will be able to enjoy the air of freedom due to the fact that the motorcycle is topless. The slogan “Hold on. Let’s go” seem to convey the message really well. A topless motorcycle begs for waterproof seats, so Polaris Slingshot motorcycle is equipped with those. The car-like safety will be insured by ABS brakes, traction and stability control. Polaris Slingshot motorcycle reaches almost car dimensions. By being 45 inches wider than Can-Am Spyder, Slingshot is almost the size of Mazda Miata, FoxNews comments.
The Batmobile look-a-like will be available starting this fall. It will be cheaper than a three-wheel Can-Am Spyders, which sells for about $30.000. The range $19.999 to $23.999 does not make it exactly cheap, but not quite prohibitive. The three-wheel vehicle category gets more competitive. The top version of Polaris Slingshot motorcycle will feature larger wheels, a 4.3 inches display, along with Bluetooth and USB ports. A wind-screen will be included as well. In one sentence, car-like comfort combined with motorcycle thrills!