Polestar will be build its next model, the 3 SUV, at Volvo’s factory in Ridgeville, South Carolina, for North American customers.
Polestar (the electric car brand spun off from Volvo) has begun production of its 2 electric liftback at its factory in Luqiao in China.
Production of the 2021 Polestar 2 has begun in Luqiao, China. The electric liftback will be available in Europe first, and then China and the US.
2020 Polestar Precept electric sedan concept is “a vision of the brand’s future direction,” is made from sustainable materials and a new digital interface.
The 2020 Polestar 2 is based on the Volvo XC40, and has an AWD electric powertrain with 300kW (408hp) and 660Nm (487lb-ft), and 0-100 km/h in under 5s.
The Polestar Engineered 2019 Volvo S60 T8 has a more powerful PHEV setup with 310kW (415hp) and 670Nm (494 lb-ft), Öhlins shocks, and Brembo brakes.
A limited run of 50 Volvo S60 Polestar AWD sedans was made for the Australian as a trial run. The 3-liter turbo I6 has 258kW (346hp) and 508Nm (375 lb-ft).
The Polestar Performance Optimization Package for the Volvo XC90 T8 increases output from the plug-in to 421hp (320kW) and 502 lb-ft (680Nm).
The Polestar Performance Optimization Package for the new Volvo S90 and V90 improves throttle response, gearshifting speed, and overall performance.
The Volvo V40 Carbon is the first product of Polestar’s optimization range for Volvo. The T5 has been tuned for 253hp/400 Nm and the D4 for 200hp/440 Nm.