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We do not image our website without speaking about the electric cars. So today we will introduce you about the Polestar 2 electric car which has been revealed for the first time and has made its first public appearance at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.
Polestar – now a standalone brand having split from former parent company Volvo – says that its new car will offer a range of around 310 miles (WLTP) courtesy of a 78kWh battery.
The car’s price starts around £51,000 with a figure of €39,900 (around £34,000) to follow after the first 12 months of sale.
It will competitor the forthcoming Tesla Model 3, which is expected to cost from £52,000 when it arrives in the UK later in 2020.
About its design and interior!
The Polestar 2 electric car has a unique design as it is an avant-garde 5-door fastback, packed with distinctive design flourishes.
[A hollow, hexagonal gear shifter with an illuminated Polestar in the center. Rear lights which stretch the entire width of the car. These details don’t just give the Polestar 2 its unique look. They’re also the intersecting points of form and function, establishing the Polestar 2 as a versatile, modern, progressive electric car], written on their official website.
Inside, the Polestar 2 features an infotainment system “powered by Android” such as Google Maps and Google Assistant.
“We decided to bring something different to the segment,” said Polestar’s head of design, Maximilian Missoni. “Our avant-garde design has evolved from Polestar 1 into an edgier, bolder statement.
“Polestar 2 is our first fully electric car and first volume model,” said Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath. “Everything about it has been designed and engineered with passion and dedication.
“As an electric performance brand, and through the forthcoming launch of a portfolio of fully electric cars, Polestar is determined to address the world’s air quality challenges. Polestar delivers electric performance cars that are great to own and drive.”
The Polestar 2 is built on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform and the company says road noise is down by 3.7dB compared with a traditional chassis.
Source: Text; www.drivingelectric.com, www.polestar.com
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