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Polestar 2 gets new variants starting at USD 45,900

To bring the Polestar closer to the needs of the U.S. market, Volvo’s efficiency EV brand name has introduced new versions of its sport sedan, Polestar 2. The automobiles now provide an extended range, new configurations as well as the benefit of lower prices.

2022 Polestar 2
The brand-new versions of the Polestar 2 include more variety and new motor and battery configurations. Image source: Polestar

Polestar 2 prolonged range

Starting with the Polestar Long variety Single Motor version, the automobile gets a single 170 kW producing electrical motor that powers just the front wheels. According to the press release issued by the Geely-owned brand, the Long variety Single Motor gets an EPA approximated range of 265 miles.

Polestar also introduced the Long variety Dual Motor variation. This version is powered by a dual-motor setup that produces 300 kW of power. It gets the very same 78 kWh battery pack of the Single Motor which means the range drops down to 249 miles according to EPA quotes. This, according to journalism release, is still an increase of 16 miles over the 2021 automobiles.

Powering the motors in both versions is a 78 kWh battery pack that can charge from 0-80 percent in about 40 minutes through a 150 kW public DC quickly battery charger. Through a standard Air Conditioner outlet and a 3-phase wallbox, a 0-100 percent charge might take as much as 22 hours and 8 hours, respectively.

2022 Polestar 2 interior
The Polestar 2 is the first automobile to get Google’s Android Automotive OS natively built into the system. Image source: Polestar

As previously, the Polestar 2 features the world debut of Google’s Android Automotive OS. This suggests the 11.3- inch infotainment system now operates on Google, permitting crucial features like Google Assistant and Google Maps to be natively built into the automobile itself.

Optional plans

Both versions will be available with 2 optional bundles:

  • Plus Pack: This USD 4,000 bundle includes a heatpump. Something that Polestar says is capable of increasing the cars and truck’s variety by 10 percent under specific conditions. The pack also includes a full-length scenic glass roof, premium interior, Harmon Kardon audio system, vegan upholstery by WeaveTech and top-level interior illumination.
  • Pilot Pack: Priced at USD 3,200 the pilot pack includes boosted driver assistance includes as well as added security. It adds in abilities such as adaptive cruise control, Pilot Assist, Blind Spot Information System, Cross Traffic Alert, all-round parking sensing units along with a 360- degree video camera.
  • Performance Pack: This plan is priced at USD 5,000 and is only available on the Long range Dual-motor variation of the Polestar 2. It adds in mechanical functions such as premium adjustable Ohlins suspension dampers, 20- inch forged alloys, Brembos for breaking, Continental sport tires and the company’s signature ‘Swedish gold’ detailing.
2022 Polestar 2 side profile
The Polestar 2 Long range Single Motor version now becomes the cheapest in the lineup, beginning at just USD 45,900 before incentives. Image source: Polestar

There are other options that customers can select to fit. The company offers aerated Nappa leather upholstery for USD 4,000 A set of 20- inch alloys costs USD 1,500, the semi-electric tow bar addition costs USD 1,200, and a metal paint option is readily available for a cost of USD 1,200

Price

The Polestar 2 Long variety Single motor begins at USD 45,900, being up to USD 34,900 after federal, state, and energy plans. The Polestar 2 Long variety Dual Motor begins at USD 49,900, falling to USD 38,900 after incentives. The Polestar’s main competitors originates from the Tesla Model 3 and the Audi Q4 e-tron.

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