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Turbocharged Kid Rock Concept Polaris Slingshot Rocks with 400 HP

Kid Rock Concept Polaris Slingshot

Turbocharged Kid Rock Concept Polaris Slingshot Rocks with 400 HP
Turbocharged Kid Rock Concept Polaris Slingshot

Motor City rocker Kid Rock is the inspiration for what may be the most over-the-top custom Polaris Slingshot yet. First shown at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas earlier this month, the SS-R concept has more than custom-made carbon fiber body parts and fancy paint.

Under those custom-painted carbon fiber body panels with hydrographic carbon fiber body trim lies a 2.4 liter standard issue E-tec engine that has been tuned and turbocharged to produce 400 horsepower. The turbo is intercooled, and the SS-R concept arrives with a custom high-performance exhaust system. That should put the Slingshot’s traction control system to the test.

Built by Bob Fehan Motorsports, the Kid Rock concept is fitted with a carbon fiber wing spoiler astern, custom lighting elements, racing seats with custom-embroidered “Kid Rock SS-R” logos, flat-bottom steering wheel, racing pedals and short-throw shifter on the standard five-speed transmission.

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Chassis upgrades include high-performance racing wheels and tires, three-way-adjustable road-race shocks, billet aluminum rear shock mount, road-race stabilizer bar, bushings, adjustable links and brake master cylinder support brace and cross-drilled high-performance brake rotors with composite pads.

The Kid Rock Slingshot’s body and cockpit details include a polycarbonate hard-coated windshield, racing safety belts, soft doors, auxiliary turbo boost and oil pressure gauges, accented gauge bezels, a rearview mirror with integrated navigation display and display for an in-vehicle video system.

Steve Menneto, President of Polaris Motorcycles (yes, remember that it is considered a motorcycle in most jurisdictions) observed, “Standing out from the crowd and delivering an on-road experience like no other is what Slingshot is all about.  With its distinctive style to its turbocharged performance, the Kid Rock SS-R concept is as bold as the rocker himself.”

“The Kid Rock SS-R concept takes the Slingshot experience to the next level of customization and performance,” said Bob Fehan, president of Bob Fehan Motorsports. “It’s a combination of elements that come together cohesively to create a unique statement about the freedom of the Slingshot and the free expression of Kid Rock.”

For additional information, visit Polaris Slingshot.

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