POLARIS® INDUSTRIES VOLUNTARILY ISSUES SAFETY ADVISORY FOR SLINGSHOTS
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 24, 2016) – Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it is issuing a safety advisory for select model year 2015, 2016 and 2017 Slingshots.
Polaris is currently developing comprehensive repair procedures for the safety bulletins issued. Once complete, repair instructions will be issued to Polaris dealers and vehicle owners will be notified that they can contact their dealer about scheduling a free repair.
“Polaris values our riders and their safety is our number one priority,” said Steve Menneto, President, Motorcycles. “Our team is driven by the passion of our owner base and we are working diligently to resolve the safety bulletins as quickly as possible.”
All owners of affected vehicles are being contacted directly. In addition, updates will be posted on the Slingshot Recall page: www.polaris.com/Slingshot-recall. Owners can also contact Polaris at 800-765-2747.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader with annual 2015 sales of $4.7 billion. Polaris fuels the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts with our RANGER®, RZR® and POLARIS GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; our SPORTSMAN® and POLARIS ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; VICTORY® and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; SLINGSHOT® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, SWITCHBACK® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories sold under multiple recognizable brands, and has a growing presence in adjacent markets globally with products including military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. www.polaris.com