It is efficient, cool, and good for 78 miles on an electric range. With this one, Volvo no doubt has its eyes and brains fixed way into the future.
There are a number of reasons while Volvo has all eyes on the Polestar. Top among them is the fact that Polestar is the first-ever production car of the subsidiary based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
It is a 2+2 (two doors, four seats) grand touring coupe with the expectation that its successor the Polestar 2 will be making its debut some times in 2020. The Polestar 3 SUV is slated for 2021.
What we know so far is that Polestar has settled in setting up the factory and where at least 200 employees are based. The business model for the Polestar 1 are also in well in place looks like its all systems go.
Apparently, the company aims at making around 500 units per year for the first three years, with the United States getting with only 150 annually. The Polestar makes use of a turbocharged and supercharged inline-four engine and two electric motors that give out 85 kilowatts each.
This car manages to bring around 619 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. With these specs, there are all reasons to fall in love with the Polestar 1.