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Is it a motorcycle or a car? Uh, we're not quite sure either, but we've got the Spyder line in here, so here it is. Unlike the Spyder, you sit in it (beside your passenger) which means you wear a seatbelt and are better supported (i.e. you don't have to fight the forces in a corner). It looks outlandishly futuristic, has three wheels, a steering wheel, and no top. It's powered by a GM car engine, which has proven very reliable over the years and makes getting parts easier; just go to your local auto parts counter. For 2016 it's also available as a Special Edition (add $1000) which gets a white paint job, fancy wheels, a screen and media console with bluetooth. Unfortunately the weak Loonie means that it's up $4,500 over last year.
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Brand
Polaris
Model
SLINGSHOT
Categories
Three Wheeler - Two front
New/Returning
Returning for 2016
Price (base)
$ 26,999
Capacity
2,384 cc
Engine Type
Inline four, DOHC with 4 valves/cyl, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Transmission
5-speed, belt
Clutch
Dry single-plate
Fueling
Fuel Injection
Max Power
173 HP (129 kW) @ 6200 rpm
Max Torque
166 ft-lbs (225 Nm) @ 4700 rpm
Seat Height, std
N/A mm ( in.)
Seat Height, options
Wheelbase
2667 mm (105 in.)
Fuel Capacity
37.1 L (9.8 USG)
Dry Weight
755 kg (1664 lbs.)
Curb Weight
782 kg (1724 lbs.)
Brakes, front
Twin 298 mm discs with -piston calipers
Brakes, rear
Single 298 mm disc with -piston caliper
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
ABS Standard
Suspension, front
Double Wishbone forks, non-adjustable
Suspension, rear
TBA
Tires, front
205/50-R17
Tires, rear
265/35-R18
Paint/Colours
Black
Warranty
24 months, unlimited

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