The Polaris Slingshot and Dennis Rodman are a lot alike. They’re both a little odd looking, both flashy, they both love to party, both love to make a highlight reel, and both love donuts.
When Polaris asked me if I wanted to drive a Polaris Slingshot for a week, I knew the answer was yes - I just didn’t know why.
The launch of the Polaris Slingshot hasn't gone exactly well. Beyond the legal hurdles of calling a trike a motorcycle and expecting DMVs across the country to be cool with that, Polaris is now issuing a stop sale and "stop ride" because the steering might fail and the roll hoops aren't up to spec. Nice.
Connecticut is the latest state to deny the Polaris Slingshot the ability to be registered as a motorcycle. Which makes sense, since it's not a motorcycle.
SlingshotForums member SlingMods is the first actual owner to report taking delivery of the new Polaris Slingshot. Here's what his first weekend driving the strange and superfast tricycle was like.
The Polaris Slingshot is a three-wheeled motorcycle. Not a car. They keep repeating this to the small group of us as we get an overview of Polaris's first road-legal recreational vehicle. OK, sure guys, whatever you gotta do to get it out there. But how does it