May 12, 2019 By Lisa
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenley Jansen stunned his spouse, Gianni, with a Polaris Slingshot SLR three-wheeled roadster for Mom's Day. After the couple had welcomed their second son final 12 months, Jansen needed to supply him a present they may take pleasure in.
Jansen posted the information on Twitter with photographs.
Glad #MothersDay to my stunning spouse @GianniKJansen! I needed to make him a ???? we will have a number of enjoyable with. We took this Slingshot for a trip and it was superior. pic.twitter.com/UuFhxbDuLf
– Kenley Jansen (@ kenleyjansen74) Could 12, 2019
Within the video beneath that Jansen posted on Instagram, you’ll be able to see Gianni's shock standing on a balcony and adopted by her pleasure as she descended the steps to take a better look.
Digital Traits confirmed at present, together with a Polaris consultant, that the 2018 Slingshot SLR Jansen bought is a whole normal mannequin that includes two-tone premium paint, graphics, solid wheels, sport bucket seats and a navigation system step-by-step. Along with the accessible colours, the 2019 SLR is precisely the identical because the 2018 Slingshot Jansen purchased for Mom's Day.
The Slingshot SLR, priced at $ 30,000, is one among 4 fashions for 2019, with beginning costs starting from $ 21,000 to $ 31,000. All 2019 Slingshots use the identical engine, a 2.4L DOHC from Ecotec, which produces 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. If you mix this energy with the 1,749-pound Slingshot, with its low-floor base, 5.Zero-inch floor clearance and open cockpit, the exhilarating trip is second to none. The transmission is a 5-speed handbook synchro with reverse.
After a number of experiments, the closest comparability I could make to driving a Slingshot is that of a race kart, however you can’t drive karting within the streets and highways. The Slingshot, nevertheless, is snug and straightforward to drive on public roads. It's additionally authorized, though states fluctuate relying on whether or not they classify the Slingshot as a bike or moped.
To assist management the ability of the Slingshot and keep on the highway, all fashions are geared up with anti-lock braking techniques (ABS), traction management, digital stability management (ESC) and steering-controlled steering. velocity. The headlights use projector lamps and the opposite lamps are LEDs. Wheel sorts and sizes fluctuate by mannequin. The Slingshot S base rests on forged aluminum wheels 17 inches in diameter, 7 inches vast on the entrance and 18 inches in diameter, 9.5 inches vast on the again.
The Instagram submit above features a brief video of Gianni and Kenley Jansen of their new Slingshot. Jansen wrote: "We took this Polaris Slingshot for a check and it was nice."