Friday, 22 March, 2019

Volvo Polestar 2 Electric Vehicle Teased

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Russell Knight | 06 January, 2019, 23:11

The company states that this model will be smaller than the Polestar 1 and will rival the Tesla Model 3. The Polestar 2 is set to become serious competitor to Tesla's Model 3 sedan. The Polestar 2 will also rival the likes of the BMW 3-Series and the Audi A4. The Polestar 2 will have a top speed in excess of 155 MPH and will be able to travel upwards of 310 miles on a single charge. By using the CMA architecture, the design of the Polestar 2 is expected to more like a compact SUV than a traditional sedan.

Unlike the Polestar 1, the new model features a taillight bar that extends all the way across the rear.

The vehicle will come with Google Android HMI, which is basically Google Assistant for your auto.

Given the importance of connectivity in vehicles, the Polestar 2 will debut a new infotainment system that is based on Google's Android operating system, which also includes an in-car version of Google Assistant. Google has a similar deal in place with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance.

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Tesla may have burst onto the scene as something of a niche player with the original Roadster many years ago, but the success of the Model S unequivocally demonstrated that an electric vehicle could become a mainstream success.

Prices are expected to start at around £35,000, topping out at £50,000.

Polestar will borrow some ideas from the Tesla, allowing customer to order their auto online as either a purchase or a monthly subscription, which includes maintenance and insurance. Given Volvo's history and the new company policy, it will be interesting to see what direction the Polestar takes in the future.

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