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  1. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  2. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  3. Volvo News Blog
    Although the 1 is an extremely comely car, it is also a vaguely disappointing one. The quality of its materials, the ethos of its design, and the nature of its power delivery fail to live up to the promise made by its exterior. And although there’s nothing exactly wrong with the 1, it’s just...
  4. Volvo News Blog
    Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar’s president, has ambitions for another impressive, exciting, attention-grabbing car, just don’t expect it to be like the Polestar 1. That’s according to a report from Motor1 , which spoke to Ingenlath recently and asked him if there would be a followup to the...
  5. Volvo News Blog
    If you haven't yet seen the cover art for the upcoming racing video game Need For Speed: Heat , it features a crazy-looking modified Polestar 1 shod in bright yellow, with huge fender flares and a massive rear wing, doing a donuts around a (Corvette) cop car. It's exactly the sort of wild...
  6. Volvo News Blog
    Need for Speed is coming back on November 8th and the first trailer doesn’t just make the game look like a blast, it features an endlessly modified Polestar 1. Set in the fictional Palm City—which is in no way similar to any Floridian cities how dare you suggest that—Need for Speed Heat...
  7. Volvo News Blog
    With the might of Volvo's safety center behind it, it was always a safe bet that the Polestar 1 would be a safety leader. But Volvo, for all its leadership in safety technology, hasn't had to test many cars made primarily of carbon fiber before.   That's why the first crash test of Polestar's...
  8. Volvo News Blog
    Polestar is bringing the Polestar 1 to North America for the first time in August. The brand's debut will happen during Monterey Car Week. "It’s great to bring Polestar to America," said Thomas Ingenlath, Chief Executive Officer at Polestar. "North America is a major market for our new brand...
  9. Volvo News Blog
    Uniqueness may not be a feature of your Polestar 1 as the now available configurator shows  that your choice options will be limited. The handsome coupe will come with a selection of 5 and a half exterior colors (black, white, grey, matte grey, greyish blue, and silver), while interior colors...
  10. Volvo News Blog
    For the first time, the Polestar division will showcase the Polestar 1’s capabilities. The plug-in hybrid performance coupe will have its driving debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and tackle the venue’s famed hillclimb. Polestar, formerly Volvo’s in-house tuning division turned...
  11. Volvo News Blog
    Polestar today announced the official pricing figures for its first model, the 1 and Americans are getting something of a deal. Despite costing 155,000 euros (the equivalent of $188,000) and 1.45M Chinese Yuan ($230,000), Americans will only have to pay $155,000 for the privilege of driving...
  12. Volvo News Blog
    Although the Polestar 1 has been traveling the world like a rock star, its heart remains in the frigid, Swedish north. And that’s just where it’s been testing recently to make sure that its chassis is balanced and the car is controllable, even in the snow. The tests allowed drivers to see what...
  13. Volvo News Blog
    Customers in 18 different countries can now place a pre-order for the 600 hp Polestar hybrid coupe ahead of its arrival next year. The Polestar 1 is the first car to be sold under Volvo’s newly rebranded Polestar electric vehicles sub-brand. The hybrid two-door features two electric motors...
  14. Volvo News Blog
    Although its halo car, the 600 hp Polestar 1 will cost as much as a supercar (because it kind of is one), Polestar’s second offering should be much more reasonably priced. AutoExpress reports that the Polestar 2, a fully electric hatchback, will start at around €40,000. Based on the...
  15. Volvo News Blog
    Polestar wanted to kick things off with a bang when it broke away from Volvo and thanks to the Polestar 1, it sounds like it has. The company initially intended to produce only 1,500 of its 600 hp sports coupes over the course of three years. Now, though, demand has Polestar rethinking that...
  16. Volvo News Blog
    In an effort to build excitement for the Polestar 1, Polestar’s halo coupe, the car will get the rock star treatment. Appearing first in March in Geneva—the most rock and roll of all Swiss cities (it’s a low bar)—the 1 will be shown to an exclusive group of 100 potential buyers, who will then...
  17. Volvo News Blog
    When it finally hits showrooms (as it were) Polestar’s new halo performance coupe, the 1, will first launch in the US, China, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and, of course, Sweden. Those markets will also benefit from a Polestar Space, where interested subscribers (more on that in a moment)...
  18. Volvo News Blog
    When Ferrari builds a car, it figures out how many it thinks it can sell, then builds one less. It’s a fun little party fact and helps develop a kind of artificial rarity. And while we don’t really have a problem with Ferrari denying one rich person their exorbitantly expensive garage...
  19. Volvo News Blog
    The design process must be going well at Polestar, because its suite of vehicles is set to arrive even earlier than we had anticipated. Motor Trend reports that Polestar will launch the Polestar 1, its first-ever independently built sports coupe, in late 2018. Deliveries, meanwhile are...
  20. Volvo News Blog
    For the first time ever Polestar is releasing a car with nothing but its own badge on the hood, and boy is it a looker. Although the name on the car is completely divorced from Volvo, the car itself is anything but. With a powerful electric motor mated to Volvo’s four-cylinder Drive-E engine...
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