Some folks merely want vehicles that get them from level A to level B. Others search for one thing with sufficient cargo room to haul round mountains of drugs. Yet for individuals who drive for the expertise––the Polaris Slingshot deserves their consideration.
The firm simply introduced its 2021 mannequin lineup and so they embrace some intensive upgrades and enhancements. While the 2020 Slingshot featured 70% new car content material, their new AutoDrive transmission proved to be the game-changer and attracted a wave of recent prospects. Now the corporate is seeking to construct on that momentum by specializing in giving folks most customization.
Focusing on the drive, fashion, and sound, Slingshot’s 2021 lineup is headlined by an upgraded AutoDrive transmission, now with paddle shifters, a brand new Rockford Fosgate audio system, Apple CarPlay integration, new trim ranges, and Slingshot’s largest providing of accent upgrades ever supplied.
“Listening to our owners, we left no stone unturned to fully refine, update and enhance our product lineup for 2021. New features like Apple CarPlay and paddle shifters for AutoDrive were among the top requests,” stated Sergeant. “We also took cues from our owners to expand our accessories for 2021, and now have our largest offering ever – providing owners with countless ways to accessorize and personalize their Slingshot with parts that will take their ride to a whole new level.”
While there’s loads of new options and upgrades to kind by, these 5 caught our consideration.
Redesigned AutoDrive Transmision
The first model of AutoDrive was good, however the people at Polaris have gone again to the drafting board to make it higher. The full retune of the transmission goals to noticeably enhance shifting at each high and low speeds. Additionally, Polaris claims that the brand new 2021 transmission calibration supplies smoother, quicker, and extra constant shifts, permitting drivers to really feel extra assured and related to the drive.
Beyond the transmission enhancements, the driving force will get to have extra enjoyable and management with the inclusion of all-new paddle shifters. Designed from top quality composite materials to ship nice suggestions whereas driving, the steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters come customary on 2021 R fashions with AutoDrive and can be found as an improve for all 2020 and 2021 fashions with AutoDrive.
All-New Color Accents
The Slingshot is supposed to show heads, so it’s solely proper that they’re now providing seven new shade accents. The further colours give Slingshot homeowners much more choices so as to add a pop of shade to their exterior. The new colours can be found to accent the entrance grille, entrance higher and decrease fender, roll hoop, belt guards, exterior muscle mass stripes, rear fender, and rear fender decal.
Customizable Interior Lighting
While the outside will get loads of consideration, the Slingshot’s inside is getting a slick new improve with an all-new customizable premium inside gentle equipment. As a part of a partnership with XKGlow, homeowners can outfit the inside of their Slingshot with six LED lights and an LED gentle pod in numerous places.
With the cell Slingshot LED app, homeowners can concurrently set two totally different gentle zones to any shade––together with shade matching from their cellphone’s digicam––and pair the lights with their music to choreograph their beats.
Thumping New Audio System
Speaking of beats, the 2021 Slingshot will function a complete new sound system––the brand new Rockford Fosgate audio system. With 100 watts, redesigned speaker pods, Rockford Fosgate tweeters constructed within the sprint, and expandable plug and play Rockford Fosgate Amplifier, drivers will take pleasure in crystal-clear sound at any pace, in any driving situation. And if you wish to amplify much more, the Rockford system means that you can add rear audio system through a handy plug and play equipment.
Four Different Series To Match Your Style
Excursion Series: Upgrading consolation and including storage, the Slingshot Excursion Series is for those who want a snug trip. The collection features a new storage bag assortment, tall wind deflector, Slingshade (roof), and heated and cooled seats.
Drive Series: Curated for those who wish to get probably the most of their driving expertise, the Drive Series contains new paddle shifters, heated and cooled seats, and a brand new useless pedal to present AutoDrive drivers a handy place to relaxation their left foot. Additionally, S and SL drivers can add almost 15% extra energy to their trip with a Stage 1 tune.
Design Series: Assembled as an inspirational assortment, the Slingshot Design Series is an assortment of colourful elements so as to add some additional persona to your trip so you possibly can stand out from the group. The assortment features a shade matched Slingshade, a painted entrance grille, higher and decrease accent items, entrance wing guards, rear fender with decal, belt guard, decrease hoop accent, inside and exterior accent kits, and Slingshot’s black badge equipment.
Concert Series: A live performance inside your automobile? Sounds like a superb time. The Slingshot Concert Series transforms you cockpit right into a stay live performance expertise. An all-new plug and play Stage 3 roll hoop audio equipment by Rockford Fosgate delivers much more quantity to town streets. Paired with the brand new premium inside gentle equipment by XKGlow, drivers are certain to be the focus as music blasts in sync with the dramatic gentle present.
Pricing and shade availability for the 2021 mannequin lineup are as follows:
- S is out there in White Lightning in each a guide ($19,999) and AutoDrive ($21,699)
- S with Technology Package 1 is out there in White Lightning in each a guide ($22,299) and AutoDrive ($23,999)
- SL is out there in Midnight Blue or Red Pearl in each a guide ($24,999) and AutoDrive ($26,699)
- R is out there in Stealth Blue and Sunrise Orange, in each guide ($31,299) and AutoDrive ($33,299)
- R Limited Edition options an unique, custom-inspired Neon Fade paint, and is out there in each a guide ($32,799) and AutoDrive ($34,799) transmission.
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