Bad Apple

Beta's new gift

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“O Slingshot foi desenhado para entregar diversão de virar a cabeça em duas dimensões. Primeiro, aquela que você pode ver, ouvir e sentir ao pilotá-lo e depois aquela diversão de ver os outros virarem a cabeça para admirar seu estilo único”. As palavras com as quais Mike Jonikas, vice-presidente da divisão Slingshot da Polaris, descreve o novo produto não são exagero para definir o novo produto que a marca acaba de lançar no mercado norte-americano. Radical, o exótico triciclo é guiado por volante, tem alavanca de câmbio central, mas ainda está mais para moto do que carro. 

No design, o Slingshot (estilingue em inglês) traz uma frente agressiva que lembra uma letra “X” alongada horizontalmente. As “pernas” de cima trazem os conjuntos que abrigam faróis e piscas, enquanto as de baixo formam o para-choque com extensões aerodinâmicas. O capô no centro divide os lados do triciclo e ainda incorpora logo abaixo dois faróis adicionais e a grade que ajuda na refrigeração do motor.

Depois do longo capô, o cockpit, com os assentos de estilo esportivo com “Santo Antônio” lado a lado e o volante à esquerda. Sem capota ou portas, o Slingshot tem habitáculo parecido com os protótipos que competem em autódromos. O veículo “termina” em forma triangular, onde estão as lanternas de LED, já insinuando a única roda traseira, que é presa por um monobraço.

Motor GM

O Slingshot é equipado com o motor Ecotec de quatro cilindros em linha (2.384 cm³). O propulsor feito pela General Motors é capaz de gerar até 173 cv de potência máxima a 6.200 rpm e torque máximo de 23 kgf.m a 4.700 giros. O câmbio é manual de cinco velocidades e as mudanças são feitas da forma mais convencional do mundo: uma alavanca localizada no console central. A transmissão de força para a roda traseira é feita por uma correia dentada feita com fibra de carbono reforçada.

Montado sobre um chassi tubular em aço de alta resistência, o Slingshot tem freios a disco ventilados de 298 mm de diâmetro e as dimensões do modelo são equivalentes as de um carro pequeno. São 3.800 mm de comprimento e 1.960 mm de largura. Mais curto e mais largo do que um Chevrolet Onix, por exemplo, e, claro, mais baixo (1.318 mm), por conta de sua vocação esportiva. Freios ABS, controle de tração e controle de estabilidade são itens de série. 

O novo triciclo esportivo da Polaris calça pneus Kenda “Slingshot” 799 com medidas 205/50 R17 nas rodas dianteiras, enquanto o tamanho usado pela roda traseira é um pouco maior: 265/35 R18. O peso em ordem de marcha é de 782 kg. Já o tanque de gasolina tem capacidade para 37 litros. 

Mais moto do que carro

Embora tenha tamanho, peso e motorização de automóvel, o Slingshot ainda partilha muitas características das duas rodas. A ausência de teto e de equipamentos de segurança, como airbags, demanda o uso do capacete. E, segundo a Polaris, exige-se licença de motociclista para guiá-lo pelas ruas e estradas dos Estados Unidos.

Para deixar a diversão ainda maior, a estreia do Slingshot acontece em duas versões: standard e SL. O preço para o modelo de entrada do exótico triciclo é US$ 20.000, o equivalente a cerca de R$ 45.000. No caso da mais esportiva versão SL, o proprietário leva para casa um veículo mais pesado, com 790 kg em ordem de marcha, mas com alguns itens adicionais. 

Disponível por US$ 24.000 (algo em torno de R$ 53.800), o Slingshot SL inclui um pequeno para-brisa, kit multimídia com tela de LCD de 4.3 polegadas no console central, câmera de ré, conexão Bluetooth e sistema de áudio com seis alto-falantes. Rodas de liga leve maiores e pneus de tala mais larga – 225/45 R18 na frente e 255/35 R20 atrás – além da pintura vermelha perolizada, completam o pacote.

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What is that thing?

the 3 wheeled BETA: the most dangerous housekeeper in the world

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It looks like the kind of vehicle that is very fast, unstable and with a high chance of flipping over and bursting into flames.

 

 

 

Great gift :fingers-crossed:

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This shit keeps translating "as far" to "the far" because of the shit tl;dr article.

If i were Axl, i would buy a laptop for you, just to post here without auto correct

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It looks like the kind of vehicle that is very fast, unstable and with a high chance of flipping over and bursting into flames.

 

 

 

Great gift :fingers-crossed:

I can imagine a GTA 5 scene where Beta fights with Trevor in this vehicle

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Six garbage cans? Jeese. I grew up in a house with my parenrs and 3+ boys and used one. Is team Brazil bigger than we thought?

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Six garbage cans? Jeese. I grew up in a house with my parenrs and 3+ boys and used one. Is team Brazil bigger than we thought?

The property is bigger :shrugs:

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate the true love that is expressed here? Beta takes such good care of Axl, and he takes such good care of him. It's literally the perfect mother son relationship, and they aren't even related, which means they DONT have to do anything for each other. This relationship, this love they have for each other, the way thy take care of each other is literally the most beautiful thing in the world. Axl is my hero, no doubt about it. And Beta is one of the people I respect most in this world for all that she's done for him.

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate the true love that is expressed here? Beta takes such good care of Axl, and he takes such good care of him. It's literally the perfect mother son relationship, and they aren't even related, which means they DONT have to do anything for each other. This relationship, this love they have for each other, the way thy take care of each other is literally the most beautiful thing in the world. Axl is my hero, no doubt about it. And Beta is one of the people I respect most in this world for all that she's done for him.

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate the true love that is expressed here? Beta takes such good care of Axl, and he takes such good care of him. It's literally the perfect mother son relationship, and they aren't even related, which means they DONT have to do anything for each other. This relationship, this love they have for each other, the way thy take care of each other is literally the most beautiful thing in the world. Axl is my hero, no doubt about it. And Beta is one of the people I respect most in this world for all that she's done for him.

 

shit, i need to download these FullHD Blu-Ray remasters of Psycho

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11 minutes ago, Damn_Smooth said:

Bad Apple is unbanned?

No, it's a mega-bump.

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26 minutes ago, John Bonham said:

No, it's a mega-bump.

But it doesn't say banned under his avatar anymore. Maybe it hasn't since the update and I just haven't noticed.

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On 12/27/2015 at 7:30 PM, gunsntortillas said:

Can we just take a moment to appreciate the true love that is expressed here? Beta takes such good care of Axl, and he takes such good care of him. It's literally the perfect mother son relationship, and they aren't even related, which means they DONT have to do anything for each other. This relationship, this love they have for each other, the way thy take care of each other is literally the most beautiful thing in the world. Axl is my hero, no doubt about it. And Beta is one of the people I respect most in this world for all that she's done for him.

This is satire, right?

 

The Beta and her family wouldn't be doing all of this if Axl wasn't worth 150 million dollars. 

 

This relationship is solely based on money. There is nothing at all beautiful about it. It's actually pretty creepy. 

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1 hour ago, John Bonham said:

No, it's a mega-bump.

when you don't want to make a thread about it so you search "Team Brazil" and find the closest fit. :lol:

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