Tag: Polestar

Polestar Precept Concept Teased, Could It Preview An Electric SUV?

Volvo’s performance brand Polestar will be unveiling the Precept Concept at a dedicated event hosted on February 25. Details are very scarce at the time of writing, as they only pictured the car from above, in a dark environment. Still, the company’s signature headlights are partially visible, and so are the taillamps that feature a […]

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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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Polestar 1 Is A Clever Missile That Feels Analogue Despite All The Technology

Very few things are conventional about the Polestar 1, a plug-in hybrid gran tourer with the rather challenging task of introducing Polestar as a standalone premium performance brand. The Polestar 1 is essentially the production version of the 2016 Volvo Concept Coupe, but that’s where most similarities with other Volvos end. The bodywork, which is […]

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Volvo S60, V60 And XC60 Polestar Engineered Launched In The UK

Volvo has started taking orders for the new S60, V60 and XC60 Polestar Engineered in the United Kingdom, with customer deliveries scheduled to begin before the end of the year. For the S60, you will have to fork out at least £56,105 (equal to $72,731/€65,077), while the V60 and XC60 start at £57,205 ($74,157/€66,353) and […]

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Polestar To Launch Its First North American Store In Montreal

Volvo’s performance sub-brand, Polestar, has announced that it will open its first North American store not in the States, as one might have expected, but in Montreal, Canada. Spearheading the electric car manufacturer’s launch in Canada will be the former director of sales operations for Volvo Car Canada, 45-year-old Hugues Bissonnette. As part of his […]

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Polestar 2 Enters Final Stages Of Development Before Production Starts In Early 2020

The upcoming Polestar 2 has entered the final stages of its development process, as series production is scheduled to start in early 2020. Polestar’s first all-electric car will be a high-performance sedan packing 402 HP (300KW) and 486 lb-ft (660 Nm) of torque and all-wheel drive, as well as a chassis tuned, according to the […]

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