2022 Slingshot Signature LE | First Look Review

2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE

Polaris Slingshot, the innovative, open-topped three-wheeler brand, has added an all-new limited-edition model to its 2022 lineup. The Slingshot Signature LE is said to deliver the ultimate in style, sound, and comfort.

The Slingshot Signature LE is loaded with premium features, including tri-tone paint, a new Vented Sport Hood, blacked-out badging, upper and lower accent lighting, interior XKGlow lighting, and exclusive 10-spoke matte bronze wheels. In addition, Slingshot’s Stage 3 Rockford Fosgate audio system promises clarity at any speed, and Heated and Cooled Seats improve comfort in hot or cold weather.

“We designed our latest limited-edition model to celebrate Slingshot’s iconic signature style,” said Chris Sergeant, Polaris Slingshot Vice President. “When you’re behind the wheel of a Slingshot, there’s no escaping the attention – its bold, one-of-a-kind looks turn casual arrivals into grand entrances. And that’s what the Signature LE is all about – elevating your style and making your mark each time you jump in the cockpit.”

2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE

The Slingshot Signature LE is powered by a Prostar 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 178 hp at 8,500 rpm and 120 lb-ft of torque at 5,500 rpm. Polaris claims a power-to-weight ratio of 8.1 lbs per horsepower, and a 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 125 mph. It’s available with either a manual or AutoDrive transmission, and final drive is via carbon-fiber-reinforced belt.

The Slingshot Signature LE rolls on three cast-aluminum wheels (two 18 x 7.5-inch front wheels and a 20 x 9-inch rear wheel) shod with Kenda tires. It offers 1.09 g of later grip. Each wheel has a single 298mm vented cast iron brake rotor squeezed by a 1-piston brake caliper, and ABS is standard. Curb weight is 1,657 lbs, fuel capacity is 9.8 gallons, and overall dimensions are 149.6 inches long and 77.9 inches wide.

2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE

The 2022 Slingshot Signature LE touts the following premium amenities and key features:

Tri-Tone Limited-Edition Paint & Graphics
A first for any Slingshot model, Signature LE features high-end, tri-tone paint and graphics. The glossy and metallic black and red paint are complemented with limited-edition matte bronze accents. Exclusive blacked-out badging and accent graphics deliver an extra layer of style, while limited-edition wheels and full LED lighting up front complete its signature style.

Vented Sport Hood
Introduced with the 2022 model year lineup, the new Vented Sport Hood adds aggressive, head-turning styling while improving aerodynamics and cockpit airflow via vented fenders and hood scoop. The Vented Sport Hood is made with an all-new durable fiberglass composite material – delivering a premium fit and finish.

XKGLOW Light Kit
For next-level style, Signature LE comes standard with interior lighting by XKGLOW. The LED lighting kit is installed in the footwells, under the seats, left-and right-hand side tubs, and along the center console – offering the full red, green, and blue color spectrum. Color changes can be made using the Slingshot LED mobile app and can be synchronized with music playlists.

2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE

Stage 3 Rockford Fosgate Audio
A premium audio system by Rockford Fosgate allows riders to enjoy personal playlists as soundtracks for the open road. The Stage 3 Roll Hoop Speakers complement the output from the Rockford Fosgate audio system, as the system delivers audio with great power and exceptional tonal clarity.

7-inch Display Powered by Ride Command
At the controls of the Rockford Fosgate audio system is Slingshot’s industry-leading 7-inch display powered by Ride Command. Offering touchscreen convenience, the infotainment system comes standard with Ride Command+, which includes Apple CarPlay, GPS navigation, and weather and traffic overlays.

Heated and Cooled Seats
While the new Vented Sport Hood improves cockpit air flow, Slingshot’s Heated and Cooled Seats deliver customizable comfort via an interactive, easy-access switch that lights up blue when cool and red when heated. The seats utilize advanced thermoelectric technology to warm or cool the seats and a flexible Graphene material to disperse for full coverage.

2022 Polaris Slingshot Signature LE

Drivers looking to further personalize their ride can select from an assortment of factory accessories, including the all-new Excursion Top, additional storage bags, color-matched rear fender, or even a Stage 1 performance tune to add 25 more horsepower. Drivers operating an AutoDrive transmission can take control of their shifts with Slingshot’s AutoDrive paddle shifters.

Signature LE will begin shipping to dealers in early 2022 and is available in manual transmission (starting at $34,999) and AutoDrive (starting at $36,749). For more information or to find a Polaris Slingshot dealer near you, visit slingshot.polaris.com.

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