Polestar has made a future stride in its improvement, as the electric performance brand with the uncover of the new Polestar 2. Polestar 2 is the new all-electric fastback that conveys electric performance autos to a more extensive and progressively dynamic gathering of people. Polestar 2 is the principal electric vehicle to contend in the commercial center around the Tesla Model 3, with the range beginning at a guide cost of 39,900 euros. For the initial a year of creation, control cost of the dispatch release is 59,900 euros.
Polestar 2 is a premium five-door fastback with two electric motors and a 78 kWh battery capacity that will enable a targeted range of 500 km, based on Volvo Car Group’s adaptable Compact Modular Architecture platform (CMA). The 27-module battery pack is integrated into the floor and contributes to the rigidity of the chassis as well as improves the car’s noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) levels – road noise has been reduced by 3.7 dB compared to a traditional chassis.
The all-wheel drive electric powertrain in Polestar 2 produces 300 kW (408 hp) and 660 Nm (487 lb-ft). This translates to a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of less than 5 seconds.
The standard dynamic chassis can be enhanced by the Performance Pack that improves driving dynamics with Öhlins dampers, Brembo brakes and unique 20-inch forged wheels. Polestar’s signature gold seat belts, brake callipers and valve caps complete the performance visuals.
Highlighting the technology spearhead role that Polestar plays within the Volvo Car Group, Polestar 2 is one of the first cars in the world to embed an infotainment system powered by Android. The Android backbone provides a solid and adaptable digital environment for apps and vehicle functions to coexist, and brings embedded Google services to a car for the first time – including the Google Assistant, Google Maps with support for electric vehicles and the Google Play Store. Natural voice control and a new 11-inch touch screen display bring the new interface to life.
hone-as-Key technology enables car sharing and a more integrated ownership experience, as well as Polestar’s connected services such as pick-up and delivery. It also allows Polestar 2 to sense the driver upon approach. Smart features like enlarged graphics in the instrument cluster allow the driver to easily see the charging status and range before entering the car. Polestar 2 can also predetermine the driver’s next move to create a seamless experience with a prepared cabin and quick start sequence.
Design-led features include Pixel LED headlights and proximity lighting which enable a unique welcome sequence, Polestar’s now-signature frameless side mirrors and the unique illuminated Polestar logo, which is reflected onto the car’s panoramic glass roof.
In the same manner as all Polestar vehicles, Polestar 2 might be available for online orders. The guide price tag for the launch variant of Polestar 2 is 59,900 euros with membership evaluating to pursue at a later date. Production of Polestar 2 starts in mid 2020 in China for worldwide markets in both left-and right-hand drive variants.
Polestar 2 will show up at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in March, and afterward set out on a worldwide roadshow in Europe, North America and China all through 2019. Polestar 2 will likewise be accessible in a system of destined to-be-opened Polestar Spaces that will give physical review and test drive openings.
Introductory dispatch markets incorporate China, the United States, Canada, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK. Different markets are under thought for future development.