Polaris Updates Slingshot Range For 2017 And Adds Hardtop Option

The curious Polaris Slingshot has been updated for the 2017 model year to include a hardtop option and a range of new accessories.

Sitting atop the existing base and Slingshot SL models is now the SLR that comes as standard with a set of forged aluminum wheels, composite brake discs and larger air intakes.

Inside, there is an abundance of components from Sparco including aluminum pedal covers, a new steering wheel and a special shift knob. A new LED lighting kit wraps up the interior modifications.

Power for all 2017 models continues to come from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine delivering 173 hp to the ground through the single driven rear wheel and a five-speed manual transmission.

To help spice up the buying experience and offer owners the chance to make their cars distinct, 31 different accessories are now available for the car. The headliner of the new catalog is the so-called ‘Slingshade’. As the name hints, it is a removable hardtop to make the Slingshot that little bit more practical.


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