The Polaris Slingshot, a three-wheeled reverse trike vehicle, was introduced in 2015. Since then, there have been many reviews on the unique ride mostly focusing on it from a technical point of view, including how fast it can go, how it hugs the corners, and how it handles on a race track.
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One ride in the Slingshot and Polaris will no doubt attract those who want to go fast, have fun, and look cool. I dont really care about all of that. And Im sure there are others like me. Im curious to see if the Slingshot is something I could own as another vehicle and justify it as an everyday ride.
How does it incorporate into my life as a ride that can transport me from errand to appointment throughout my day? Can it carry my groceries? Can I take it on a weekend getaway? Can I meet a friend for coffee in it? How does it “play” in everyday traffic and in everyday life? Can I justify its practicality in my life?
I am about to find out. I had the opportunity to test ride the Polaris Slingshot using it as my everyday ride. For the two months I had it, I drove it as much as I can, from the post office, to summiting one of Americas top 10 scenic byways.
Heres the first in a series of videos introducing the Slingshot to my girlfriend Randi as she and I go out for coffee.
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To learn more about the Slingshot and where you can test ride one, visit Polaris.com.
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