Polaris Slingshot recently announced a partnership with Xtreme Xperience, the world’s largest mobile supercar experience company. As the official sponsor of Xtreme Xperience’s 2019 tour, Slingshot will be available at 14 Xtreme Xperience track events across the U.S. Additionally, Slingshot will be available throughout 2019 at Xtreme Xperience’s permanent track location at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. – just outside New Orleans.
Xtreme Xperience provides the safest and most educational approach for drivers and passengers who wish to experience the thrill of the world’s most exclusive cars. For the first time ever, Xtreme Xperience attendees will have the opportunity to ride passenger with a professional driver in the three-wheeled, open-air Slingshot roadster for a fun and thrilling experience. Along with Slingshot, Xtreme Xperience offers a variety of exotic vehicles including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche and more. In addition to the 14-stop event tour around the country, consumers can visit Xtreme Xperience’s permanent location at NOLA Motorsports Park any time throughout the year to ride passenger with a professional driver or drive a Slingshot themselves. Professional instructors will safely teach consumers how to drive like a racecar driver for just $99.
“Whether cruising down mainstreet low and slow or pushing it through canyon roads through twisties, Slingshot provides the most fun you can have behind a steering wheel,” said Josh Fulkerson, Slingshot senior director. “Now, through our partnership with Xtreme Xperience, consumers have the opportunity to experience a joyride like never before at a number of the top race tracks around the country.”
In addition to the year-long availability at NOLA Motorsports Park, consumers can ride passenger with a professional driver at the following Xtreme Xperience track events:
- March 22-24: Charlotte Motor Speedway (Charlotte, N.C.)
- April 12-14: Atlanta Motorsports Park (Atlanta)
- April 26-28: Autobahn Country Club (Chicago)
- May 3-5: Raceway Park Englishtown (New York / New Jersey)
- May 31-June 1: Homestead-Miami Speedway (Miami)
- June 14-16: M1 Concourse (Detroit)
- July 12-14: Dominion Raceway (Washington D.C. / Richmond, VA)
- August 2-4: Raceway Park Englishtown (New York / New Jersey)
- October 4-6: Dominion Raceway (Washington D.C. / Richmond, VA)
- October 11-13: Autobahn Country Club (Chicago)
- October 25-26: Charlotte Motor Speedway (Charlotte, N.C.)
- November 1-2: MSR Houston (Houston, TX)
- November 8-10: Atlanta Motorsports Park (Atlanta)
- November 23-24: Palm Beach International Raceway (Palm Beach, FL)
With four 2019 models, each Slingshot packs a GM Ecotec 2.4L DOHC four-cylinder engine and delivers 173 horsepower by way of a five-speed manual transmission. Starting at $20,999, the Slingshot S is the entry-level model with gloss black cast aluminum wheels. The SL model, starting at $25,999, features a seven-inch, touchscreen Ride Command infotainment system, a 100-watt Rockford Fosgate audio system, rear view camera, a clear wind deflector, 18-inch and 20-inch front and rear cast-aluminum machined wheels. At $29,999, the SLR boasts race-inspired Sparco components, including steering wheel, shift knob and pedal covers. The SLR also features two-piece composite brake rotors, exclusive SLR bolstered sport bucket seats and a 20-inch 305mm rear forged-aluminum wheel. Finally, at $30,999, the Grand Touring comes well-equipped with features and accessories straight from the factory, including quilted comfort seats, a color-matched Slingshade top and rear fender and a tall wind deflector. The SLR and Grand Touring come 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, quilted 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. Performance-minded drivers can further enhance their Slingshot with an adjustable BILSTEIN shock kit, two-piece lightweight rotors, and lightweight aluminum forged wheels and tires.