2022 Polaris Slingshot | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #369

2022 Polaris Slingshot | Talking Cars With Consumer Reports #369 1

The Slingshot, a three-wheeled street vehicle made by ATV, snowmobile, and side-by-side manufacturer Polaris, blurs the lines between a motorcycle and car. With its single rear drive wheel and an open-air cabin lacking both a roof and doors, the Slingshot positions itself to be an action-packed alternative to weekend cruisers like the Mazda Miata, traditional motorcycles, or any number of classic cars (think Plymouth Barracuda, Road Runner, and Chevrolet Nova). But does the fun factor make up for the price, inconvenience, and lack of safety features?

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SHOW NOTES
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00:00 – Introduction
00:14 – First Impressions: 2022 Polaris Slingshot
18:26 – Question: Are engineering emissions test programs that offer monetary incentives by car manufacturers legitimate?

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Radical Polaris Slingshot is part car, part motorcycle, all excitement

Redesigned Mazda MX-5 Keeps Miata Magic Going

Guide to Car Safety

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20 Comments on "2022 Polaris Slingshot | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #369"

  1. Arneldo Bumatay | July 22, 2022 at 3:15 PM | Reply

    Gray is the shirt color of the day! Seriously, that vehicle is something I’d be interested if I had the money. Odd thing here in “Sillycon” Valley, I’ve never seen one on the road, even though there’s a local dealer.

  2. Please talk about how Toyota/Honda and Lexus/Acura products are the only cars and depreciating assets worth buying.

  3. Slingshot……🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 buy a used Corvette!

  4. Rolando Quezada | July 22, 2022 at 3:35 PM | Reply

    Entire episode talking about a slingshot? A bit disappointed.

  5. I was Slingshot curious. Not anymore.

  6. I have loved your show and have been watching it since it’s onset. I was even fortunate to visit your center in Connecticut several years ago. Unfortunately, these days it seems that most of what you now review are either EV’s or weird atypical vehicles. Those of us who are huge fans of standard internal combustion engine cars and SUV’s don’t have much to watch anymore on your channel. I usually either don’t watch anymore or view the stories for a few minutes, then turn away. I guess it’s the sign of the times!

  7. Fun to watch guys

  8. Maybe a tricycle isn’t meant to be driven at the limit? Why would you even try?

  9. How about trying an Ariel Atom soon?

  10. Polaris slingshot………..ok, but why ?!? 🥱🥱🤣😂

  11. I never got why you’d want a Slingshot. If you want a convertible, buy a Miata. If you want a motorcycle, get a sport bike.

    And if you live in Massachusetts, you have to register it on motorcycle plates, which means you have to wear a helmet. I’ll take a used Miata and a Ninja instead.

  12. “Contraption ” haha

  13. Why only take one question?

  14. Timothy White | July 22, 2022 at 5:08 PM | Reply

    Not a vehicle I’d consider buying but I have been curious as to what engine, the price, etc. I see these on the road most weekends here in Florida. I enjoyed this episode!

  15. So it’s poo poo, gotcha. Thanks I will put my $50,000 back in my pocket.

  16. Why are you wasting our time with this bullshit? Next week on talking cars: The Space Shuttle.

  17. Lance Janaskie | July 22, 2022 at 5:54 PM | Reply

    Please stick to cars that most people actually buy. I am a fan of the show but feel you are getting way off track with reviewing vehicles that most people don’t care about.

  18. Rey Mustang GT | July 22, 2022 at 6:28 PM | Reply

    Excellent idea to talk about a Slingshot, especially when it’s hard to get a new car, it’s an interesting option about buying a car or this.

  19. Rey Mustang GT | July 22, 2022 at 6:30 PM | Reply

    I don’t think a motorcycle license is required for a Slingshot?

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