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Grand Touring Model Joins Slingshot Line-Up for 2019 ]Polaris has updated its three-model Slingshot line-up for 2019 “delivering again on its promise to create the most fun you can have on three wheels” with the addition of the “highly popular and fully loaded Grand Touring model” making its full-time debut for model year 2019. “The Grand Touring comes well equipped with features and accessories straight from the factory. Featuring quilted comfort seats, a color-matched Slingshade top and rear fender, tall wind deflector and Ride Command with 14 navigation, the Grand Touring is the ultimate in comfort, style and technology. “Since its ground-breaking introduction in 2014, the desire for a one-of-a-kind joyride has been answered by the three- wheeled, open air experience of Slingshot,” said Josh Fulkerson, Slingshot Sr. Director. “The new 2019 line-up continues to deliver a high fun factor, while elevating the overall product experience.” Each Slingshot model packs a GM Ecotec 2.4L DOHC four-cylinder engine AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE DEALER - SEPTEMBER 2018 and delivers 173 horsepower by way of a five-speed manual transmission. Starting at $19,999, the entry-level Slingshot S model comes in White Lightning with gloss black cast aluminum wheels. The SL model, starting at $25,499, is available in Black Pearl and Orion Blue. The SL comes standard with Ride Command, a 100 watt Rockford Fosgate audio system, rear view camera, a clear wind deflector, 18” and 20” front and rear cast aluminum machined wheels. “Both the S and SL feature sleek head-turning design and style ready for customization.” Rounding out the 2019 line-up is the top-of-the-line SLR. Starting at $28,999, the SLR features a race- inspired Sparco steering wheel, shift knob and pedal covers, two-piece composite brake rotors, exclusive SLR bolstered sport bucket seat and a 20”/305 mm rear forged aluminum wheel. SLR comes standard with Ride Command with GPS navigation, phone integration, customizable vehicle display screens and more. Owners can personalize their Slingshots with a variety of “Slingshot Engineered Accessories” that deliver customization, interior upgrades and performance. In 2019, Slingshot S owners can significantly upgrade the interior with Ride Command, comfort seats, Rockford Fosgate audio, wind deflector options, LED lighting and storage bags. “Slingshot also offers its owners a color- matched Slingshade top for sun protection and rear fender for additional style and spray protection in the rain. The performance customer looking to further enhance their Slingshot, can step up with an adjustable BILSTEIN shock kit, two-piece lightweight rotors and lightweight aluminum forged wheels and tires. “