Tag: Polestar 2

Performance Pack Adds Awesomeness To Your Polestar 2 EV

If a standard Polestar 2 isn’t dynamic enough for you, the Swedish brand will gladly sell you a Performance Package that’s meant to enhance your driving experience. It consists of a bespoke Brembo braking system with manually adjustable Ohlins dual flow valve dampers, lightweight forged 20-inch alloy wheels, while the “Swedish” gold brake calipers, valve […]

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New Polestar 2 Priced From CA$69,900 In Canada, US$10k Less Than In The States!

Canadian market pricing for the Polestar 2 EV has been set at $69,900 CAD (equal to around US$50,000 at today’s exchange rates). Meanwhile, deliveries to reservation holders are scheduled to begin in late summer 2020. For those of you counting, that’s just shy of a (very significant) US$10,000 difference over the U.S. market model that […]

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Polestar 2 Kicks Off Production In China Despite Coronavirus

Production of the all-electric Polestar 2 has just commenced at the company’s factory in Luqiao in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. While many manufacturing facilities across China have been closed for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Volvo employed a serious of stringent policies at its local sites to ensure its Chinese operations were not affected. […]

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Polestar To Showcase New Android-Powered Infotainment Features On February 25

Polestar is one of the most prolific producers of teasers and their latest one deals with the brand’s in-car Human Design Interface developed with Google. Volvo’s performance division says it will continue the cooperation with Google that started with the Polestar 2, the first vehicle on the market powered by Android with built-in Google Assistant, […]

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Polestar’s Using Recycled Materials In Its Interiors To Save The Planet

With the Polestar 2 featuring a “vegan interior,” the Swedish brand decided to further focus its attention on full-circle sustainability for its vehicles in a bid to reduce weight, cut plastic content and lessen waste material by using natural and recycled materials. For example, Bcomp’s powerRibs and ampliTex technologies can turn natural fibers into lightweight […]

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Polestar 2 Towing Capacity Rated At An Impressive 3,300 Lbs

Aside from its impressive straight-line acceleration, the Polestar 2 is also able to wow customers with its practicality, such as the easy access rear luggage compartment or the braked towing capacity of 1,500 kg (3,306 lbs). This, according to the automaker, makes the ‘2’ a leader in the compact electric segment, as far as towing […]

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Polestar 2 Tooling Trial Prototypes Roll Off Chinese Plant’s Assembly Line

The Polestar 2 is now one step closer to getting delivered to customers, as the Volvo-owned performance brand has kicked off tooling trial production of the EV. The first Polestar 2 prototypes have started to roll off the assembly line at the Luqiao factory in China in preparation for series production. Tooling trial production is […]

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