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Polestar 2 Performance Pack Adds Brembo Brakes, Ohlins Dampers

posted by on 24 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Featuring Brembo brakes, Öhlins dampers, 22 available driver settings, and lightweight 20-inch forged alloy wheels, the Polestar 2’s Performance Pack will be familiar to any fans of Volvo—and that’s a good thing. The four-piston aluminum brake callipers have been designed with Brembo “Stile” do fit Polestar’s distinct Scandi aesthetic. Inspires be the lines of the […] More…

Polestar Launches Annual Design Challenge

posted by on 23 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Inspired by the creative posts shared to its Instgram page, Polestar is launching a formal design challenge for students and professionals. The brief for the contest is to design something “that stretches the boundaries of imagination, looks ahead 20 years without stretching into the realm of fantasy.” Notable absent from that brief is the word […] More…

Polestar Koenigsegg Collab Sadly Doesn’t Include Actual Engineering

posted by on 4 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Earlier this week, we were excited to report two of Sweden’s top three manufacturers, Polestar and Koenigsegg, were teasing a collaboration. Today, Car and Driver reports that the collaboration will include a promotional video and nothing more. “The brands (and our designers) are quite friendly, and decided to have some fun with cars for everyone […] More…

Polestar and Koenigsegg are Planning “Something Exciting”

posted by on 2 June 2020 in News Polestar News

With twin posts coming from Koenigsegg and Polestar this week promising something both ‘exciting” and “interesting, we can’t remember being this eager to find out more since Gabbo. The brands each posted pictures of the Polestar Precept and the Koenigsegg Gemera today. The Polestar post, however, promised that it would be happening on Sweden’s west […] More…

Polestar Finds Single-Account Payment Method for Charging Across Europe

posted by on 2 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Polestar has partnered with Plugsurfing in Europe to try to simplify charging as much as possible. The service will come standard with every Polestar and includes an RFID tag that allows owners to charge at more than 195,000 charging points with a single account. The problem with charging is that often, annoyingly, requires you to […] More…

Polestar’s UK R&D Marks First Cake Day

posted by on 1 May 2020 in Polestar News

We wish times were better, but it’s a happy birthday to Polestar’s UK Research and Development team. What started as just 56 team members has more than doubled in the first year of operations for the group, working on Polestar’s vehicles beyond the 3. Polestar Automotive UK was forme last May, and during that year […] More…

The Polestar 2 is the First EV to be Crash Tested by the Volvo Group

posted by on 28 April 2020 in News Polestar News

Famed for its safety, Volvo is among the only automakers not simply satisfied with local governments crash tests. As a member of the Volvo Group, Polestar is equally committed to the safety of the people who drive its cars. Today, the young carmaker is focusing on exactly how its making its upcoming Polestar 2 so […] More…

The Polestar 2 Will Start at $59,900 in the US

posted by on 23 April 2020 in News Polestar News

Polestar today announced that pricing for the Polestar 2 would start at $59,900, lower than initially targeted in order to allow it to apply for state incentives in important markets. “We are quite enthusiastic to announce the U.S. pricing for the Polestar 2,” said Gregor Hembrough, Head of Polestar USA. “The MSRP is lower than […] More…

The Precept Concept Car Previews Polestar’s Sustainable Future

posted by on 7 April 2020 in News Polestar News

The Polestar Precept is a vision into the future for the automaker, so it should hardly come as a surprise that the car is full of environmentally sustainable materials. Intended to be shown off at the Geneva Motor Show this month, the global Covid-19 pandemic meant that the show was canceled. So, Polestar decided to […] More…

Polestar 2 Production Starts in China Despite Coronavirus

posted by on 23 March 2020 in News Polestar News

In a letter sent out to prospective customers and posted to polestar-forum.com, Polestar announced that it had begun production on the Polestar 2. This despite production stoppages around the world and work-from-home orders to its staff in Europe and North America. “Our precautions and planning over the last months mean that we have begun Polestar […] More…