Polaris Slingshot Joyrides return to AIMExpo this October

2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE

Slingshot Ready to Deliver a New Level of Fun to Attendees with its One-of-a-Kind “Joyride” Experience at AIMExpo Outdoors!


IRVINE, Calif. (September 4, 2018) – The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) welcomes the return of Polaris Slingshot (Slingshot). “The Ultimate JoyrideTM.”   The incredibly fun three-wheeled roadster will be an OEM exhibitor for the 2018 event and will serve as a focal point of AIMExpo Outdoors! at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in fabulous Las Vegas, October 11-14, personifying its mantra with a one-of-a-kind ride along experience at its Joyride course.


“AIMExpo presents a unique opportunity to engage with dealers, the media, and our consumers. The move to Las Vegas this October provides an ideal platform and venue to expand our involvement by providing a truly fun experience for all attendees at our popular Slingshot Joyride course.  It’s sure to leave a lasting impression and a grin from ear-to-ear,” said Josh Fulkerson, Slingshot Sr. Director.


The introduction of the Slingshot Joyrides at AIMExpo Outdoors! is sure to be one of the highlights for show attendees. Riders will ride passenger alongside a professional driver and experience an exciting ride to remember through a specially designed drift course aimed at showcasing the unmatched fun of the Slingshot.  Since its introduction in 2014, Slingshot has maintained an unrivaled level of buzz thanks to its distinction as a three-wheeled, open-air roadster. With a federal motorcycle classification, Slingshot has spearheaded an effort to reclassify the three-wheeled roadster and change driving requirements in each state. Currently, 44 U.S. states do not require a motorcycle endorsement, as many categorize the Slingshot as an “autocycle.”


“AIMExpo presented by Nationwide is the lone national expo in North America that showcases the entire powersports industry, and after experiencing the benefits of this exclusive platform first hand, Slingshot is committed to having an even more dynamic presence in 2018,” said Larry Little, VP and GM of MIC Events “With its innovative design and exceptional handling, Slingshot is paving new territory for what the powersports industry can be, and the chance for attendees to experience a joyride into that territory is going to be something no one will want to miss. Polaris’ desire to continue to power the industry forward with passionate products and experiences will meet a receptive audience of media, dealers and consumers in Las Vegas.”


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For more information about Slingshot, visit PolarisSlingshot.com. Follow Slingshot on social media: Facebook.com/PolarisSlingshot, @Slingshot on Twitter and @PolarisSlingshot on Instagram.


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About American International Motorcycle Expo      

The American International Motorcycle Expo’s (www.aimexpousa.com) purpose is to serve as the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling and powersports in the U.S. and North America, and delivers an efficient and energetic market-timed expo platform for B2B and B2C in the greater powersports industry. AIMExpo is the single most important event of its type in the North American market and has international impact within the motorcycling and powersports community. AIMExpo is produced by the Motorcycle Industry Council (www.mic.org).


About the Motorcycle Industry Council

The Motorcycle Industry Council exists to preserve, protect and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications and media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, development of data communications standards, activities surrounding technical and regulatory issues, and the American International Motorcycle Expo. As a not-for-profit, national industry association, the MIC seeks to support motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories and related goods and services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies and consultants.


The MIC is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., with a government relations office in metropolitan Washington, D.C. First called the MIC in 1970, the organization has been in operation since 1914. Visit the MIC at www.mic.org.


About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit http://www.nationwide.com.


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About Polaris Slingshot

Polaris Slingshot®, a product of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is a three-wheeled, open-air roadster that delivers a ride like nothing else you’ve ever experienced. The Ultimate JoyrideTM.  The Slingshot is powered by a 2.4-liter engine with a five-speed manual transmission and comes in a variety of models that will leave you grinning from ear-to-ear.

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