May 31, 2023

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2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE will get you even more looks

The Polaris Slingshot lineup has a new major pet. Called the Signature LE, it flexes flashy seems and options instead than functionality. That begins with the only exterior colour package deal readily available at the instant, termed Crimson Forge. A very first for the model, this dresses the ‘Shot up in a tri-tone paint career that characteristics metallic black and pink with limited-edition bronze accents. The wheels are foremost among the the accents, delicious bronze multi-spokes for the twin 18-inchers in front and the solitary 20-inch wheel in again. Somewhere else outside the house, full LED lights frames vented fenders and the vented fiberglass hood launched for the 2022 design year. Dark badging on the black hood backs up the intense mindset. 

The cockpit is completely ready to shine working day and night with an XKGlow light-weight package. LED models glow in the total RGB spectrum along the heart console, in the footwells, and less than the seats. Their pulsations can be customized in the Slingshot application, one possible trick staying to time them to sounds rising from the Stage 3 Rockford Fosgate audio method. Peculiar that Polaris did not set the lights controls in the seven-inch Ride Command touchscreen, but the infotainment hub is excellent for accessing navigation with weather conditions and site visitors, additionally Apple CarPlay. On the luxurious aspect, climate controlled seats with contrasting red stitching strengthen the cozy aspect for an open cockpit lacking conventional HVAC.

The engine is the Slingshot’s foundation unit, a 2.-liter ProStar 4-cylinder with 178 horsepower and 120 pound-feet of torque. Prospective buyers who want the 203 hp of the Slingshot SLR and R trims can buy the $599 Stage 1 tune from Polaris, but they’re going to nevertheless be down on the other trims’ 144 lb-ft. 

The Slingshot Signature LE will attain dealers not lengthy from now. Fitted with a five-speed manual transmission, pricing begins at $34,999 right before a $900 “logistics surcharge,” for a overall of $35,899. The five-speed AutoDrive transmission will take that determine to $37,649.