POLESTAR 2
Wheels Australia Magazine|October 2020
POLESTAR 2
SWEDES ASK ‘TESLA WHO?’
TIM POLLARD

Model Polestar 2

Motor Dual (front + rear axle)

Battery 78kWh lithium-ion

Max power 300kW @ 0rpm Max torque 660Nm @ 0rpm

Transmission Single-speed reduction gear

Weight 2123kg

0-100km/h 4.7sec (claimed)

Economy 15.6kWh/100km

Price $90,000 (estimated)

On sale 2021

SO HERE IT is: one of most eagerly awaited electric cars of year. After the hors d’oeuvre of the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe, this is the main course that will properly launch the new company from Sweden into the mainstream.

It’s hard not to compare the Polestar 2 to the Tesla Model 3. In price, footprint and concept, they are remarkably similar bedfellows, and this segment will soon be buzzing with all-electric rivals from Germany’s premium manufacturers.

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October 2020