Polestar 5 Electric GT is an 874-Horsepower Rocket Aimed at the Heart of the EV Segment
Polestar teased three new models, including the 5, for the first time back in September 2021. Almost one year later, a prototype version of the future Polestar 5 GT made its first appearance at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed where it will run up the iconic hill twice a day during the event in the “First Glance” group. A production version will arrive in 2024, next to the Polestar 3 and Polestar 4 electric SUVs.
The Polestar 3 is a Secret Weapon Designed to Outgun Tesla, Audi, and Volkswagen
We first found out about a new Polestar 3 back in 2020 after the company launched the Precept concept. The first details suggested it would be an all-electric performance SUV that will take on models like Tesla Model X, Audi e-tron, and Volkswagen ID.5. Today we finally got our first teaser image along with the confirmation that the official debut will happen in October 2022.
2023 Polestar 2 Specs, Pricing, and Complete Buyer’s Guide
The Polestar 2 has been with us for quite a while now, and over the years, the Swedish EV brand has been giving it incremental updates. For 2023, however, the updates are much more pronounced, especially under the skin, though it’s not significant enough to be considered a mid-cycle facelift. Due to these updates, the Polestar 2 has been given a price increase across the range. The Polestar 2 Single Motor now starts at $48,400 (+$2,500), while the Dual Motor version now starts at $51,900 (+$700). These prices do not yet consider the $7,500 federal tax credit and $1,400 destination fee.
Polestar O2 - A Sleek Electric Roadster Concept That Will Redefine Sports Cars
This is the Polestar O2 Concept, a car that demonstrates what a fully electric Polestar roadster could look like. This concept also showcases the Swedish brand’s forward-thinking approach to material selection and sustainability.
The concept of an all-electric roadster isn’t new. Tesla’s first production car was the OG Roaster based on a Lotus platform. While we do know that an all-new Roadster is in the works, Polestar has also decided to show off its interpretation of a Roadster in the O2 concept. This is especially strange how there are not really many options on the market considering how SUV-frenzy everyone is at the moment.
2024 Polestar 4 SUV Coupe Mule Caught Testing For The First Time
Despite the fact that Polestar is now only producing one model: the 2, after the 1 was discontinued just three years of its official announcement, the company has big plans for the future. In a previous statement Polestar announced that 3, 4, and 5 will arrive in the next few years, and today, we have the first mule of what appears to be the next Polestar 4 Coupe SUV.
Here’s A Compilation Of Every Car Commercial You’ll Be Seeing During The 2022 Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is the biggest event of the year and companies spend a lot on advertisements. At this point, it’s kind of become a tradition, and even car companies don’t shy away from spending big bucks on commercials. Last year, Jeep stole our hearts with ‘The Middle’ ad, and the year before that, GMC brought out the ‘Quite Revolution’ in the form of the reincarnated Hummer – with a new spirit, of course.
This year, automakers have been a little more proactive and many of them have come out with Super Bowl commercials. The 56th American Football Championship is scheduled for 13th February, and here are the car commercials that are already released:
Polestar 2 Arctic Circle Can Handle Both Snow And Ice
Polestar - aka Volvo’s EV spinoff - has only launched two models launched on the market so far: Polestar 1, which went out of production just after three years of its official announcement, and the Polestar 2, which is still in production and will actually be updated for the 2022 model year. The Swedish company announced that 3, 4 and 5 will arrive in the next few years, but until then it is staying busy by playing with what it has.
The company unveiled the Polestar 2 “Arctic Circle” concept - a one-off concept with features inspired by winter rally cars.
Top EVs That Can Pose a Threat To Tesla Model S Plaid
The Tesla Model S Plaid is, arguably, the most talked about, high-performance EV in recent times. We have witnessed many drag races in which a Tesla Model S manages to beat some of the best, combustion-powered, high-performance vehicles on sale today. However, Tesla is no longer the only big player in the EV market and other manufacturers are also coming up with high-performance EVs. Here are the ones that are most likely to threaten the Model S Plaid’s domination.
Thanks To A Software Update, The Polestar 2 Will Now Produce 67 More Horses
8 Amazing Things about the Polestar 2
Once Volvo’s version of the AMG, Polestar has made a name for itself as the new EV division for Volvo. The first Polestar showed the market what a sports EV sedan should look like, and the new one is not any different. It has the proportions of a sedan but the ride height of a crossover, much like Forester stance save for the rear estate body. At $47,200, it’s cheap (for an EV) and a clean-cut looker, but the latest iteration of the Polestar is not just a pretty-faced environmental ambassador.
Polestar Announces IPO Along with 3, 4, and 5 Model Teaser
The famous Swedish performance brand Polestar has been owned by another car manufacturer for pretty much its entire existence - mainly Volvo. However, the storied tuner will now be able to be owned by the average person as well, as it’s about to go public.
Polestar Says Its Collaboration With Koenigsegg Isn’t What You Expected
If you got all excited about a possible collaboration between Koenigsegg and Polestar, like we did yesterday, it’s time to calm down because they’re not working on a state-of-the-art vehicle together. According to Polestar, the teasers the two brands shared on social media are just for a promotional video for the Gemera and the Precept concept.
Can the Koenigsegg Gemera and the Polestar Precept Concept Morph Into an Awesome Electric Supercar?
Koenigsegg took the supercar world by storm in early 2020 with the Gemera, a four-seat grand tourer with a hybrid drivetrain that generates up to 1,700 horsepower. Around the same time, Polestar, Volvo’s performance division, unveiled the Precept, a fully electric sports sedan that previews at least one production model.
What do these companies have in common? Not much apart from the fact that both are from Sweden, but their latest Instagram posts suggest they might be working together on a car project.
The Polestar 3 SUV Will Draw Excessive Amounts of DNA from the Precept Concept
Remember the sleek-looking Polestar Precept concept shown earlier in February? We were supposed to see it in the metal in Geneva, but with that out of the question, Polestar dropped some more info on the prototype that’s set to influence a lot of the brand’s next SUV.
Dubbed Polestar 3, the SUV comes to complement the existing Polestar 1 plug-in-hybrid coupé and all-electric Polestar 2 fastback with the same neat design cues we’ve been seeing on Polestar’s cars since day one.
2020 Polestar Precept Concept
The 2020 Polestar Precept is a concept car developed and built by Volvo’s high-performance division. Unveiled ahead of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, the 2020 Precept is Polestar’s first concept car since it became more than a sub-brand that tuned performance-oriented Volvos.
The 2020 Precept is also the first Polestar concept that’s based on a Volvo. Created to preview the brand’s future direction and "a clear expression of intent," the 2020 Precept takes a new approach design-wise when compared to production models like the Polestar 1 and Polestar 2. The Swedish company says that the name Precept was chosen "to emphasize the vehicle’s role in setting out Polestar’s intent as the contemporary electric performance brand." Let’s find out more about that in the review below.
2020 Polestar 2
Volvo has been more than vocal about its electrification ambitions. By 2025, the Swedish company plans to generate 50-percent of its sales volume from its fully electric vehicles. In fact, the automaker has decided to turn its sub-brand, Polestar, into a fully-electric performance brand. The Polestar 2 was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and was rather well received, but does it have in it to take on the Tesla Model 3?