2022 Polaris Slingshot: SLR trim, Brembo brakes, new top option

There’s also a new vented hood for more airflow in the cabin

Pegged at the intersection of convertibles and superbikes, the Polaris Slingshot attracts attention as one of the most unusual vehicles available new in the USA. It’s entering the 2022 model year with a fourth trim level, offered Brembo brakes, as well as a 2nd top alternative.

Polaris reanimated the SLR trim and also positioned it listed below the R, which sits on top of the variety. If you’re even more regarding go than program, the SLR’s main selling factor is a 203-horsepower ProStar four-cylinder engine shared with the R. If it’s design that draws you to the Slingshot, the SLR sticks out from the various other participants of the array with a trim-specific multi-tone paint task as well as contrasting Forged Orange accents. It additionally uses a fairly long listing of features that includes a seven-inch touchscreen– it’s not as standard as its motorbike DNA may suggest.

The flagship R version gain from a pair of upgrades that join the options on various other trim levels. The first is a stopping system developed by Italian firm Brembo; Polaris notes the front rotors are 14% larger than the ones fitted to non-R models. They’re gripped by taken care of calipers, and also they’re readily available in either red or orange (no person acquires a Slingshot for its nuance, after all). The second is a vented hood that gives the three-wheeler a much more muscular exterior design while guiding a lot more cooling air to the cabin. It can be retrofitted to 2020 and also 2021 designs.

Ultimately, 2022 brings a 2nd top alternative called the Expedition Top, which offers the travelers with more headroom and better presence. It can be set up or gotten rid of without devices, and it’s valued at $1,799. Polaris keeps in mind that it’s solely offered for the 2022 Slingshot, nevertheless.

The access factor into the Slingshot range stays the S trim, which sets you back $19,999 when ordered with a manual transmission and $21,749 when buyers choose an automated gearbox. Getting a better-equipped Slingshot without moving up to the second trim in the pecking order is feasible: Polaris offers an optional Modern technology Package 1 that packages a 100-watt Rockford Fosgate stereo with a 2.7-inch screen, audio speaker cases, and also tweeters incorporated into the dashboard plus an automobile safety package as well as a clear wind deflector for $2,800.

Following is the Slingshot SL, which gets the 100-watt Rockford Fosgate sound system in addition to a seven-inch touchscreen. Picking this trim degree likewise allows customers to pick from a broader scheme of colors that consists of Ultra Blue as well as Moonlight Metallic White. Rates is set at $25,999 with a stick and $27,749 with an automated. Maintain going up in the lineup and you’ll get to the new SLR detailed above, which is valued at $28,999 with a manual transmission as well as $30,649 with 2 pedals. Ultimately, the range-topping R provides fanatics the large Brembo brakes, a navigating system, connected services, and also Apple CarPlay compatibility for $32,499 with a handbook and $34,499 with an automatic.

Keep in mind that purchasers in California will certainly need to include $300 to every one of the previously mentioned trim levels.