There is a new low-cost electric car from Polestar coming to the US, and it’s from Sweden. Some people may not like the Polestar 2 because it doesn’t have a lot of power, but it will be easier to get.
For a while, the single-motor was only available to order ahead of time in the United States. There are going to be a lot more of this version coming this week. Interested car buyers can also test drive the electric car at Polestar two dozen stores across the country.
When you buy a single-motor Polestar 2, it costs $45,900. When you buy a double-motor version, it costs $51,200. It can cost as little as $33,400 if you get the right federal and state incentives. Polestar says this is possible. In some states, like New Jersey, you can get even more money for buying an electric car. The federal tax credit for electric cars is $7,500.
It is thought that the Polestar 2’s long-range single motor model has 270 miles of driving range. With the same battery as the dual-motor version, this one has 231 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque sent from its battery to the front wheels, just like the other one. And when it’s time to charge, the Polestar 2 can take 150 kWh of DC fast charging, which means that an 80 percent charge can be done in 40 minutes. Read more; Connected Car Technology and What Are The Uses
There used to be a performance sub-brand of Volvo called Polestar. In recent years, it has become one of the more interesting electric car companies on Earth. By combining with a special acquisition company, or SPAC, the company, which is owned by both Volvo and Volvo’s parent company, Geely, plans to go public.
It has only made two cars so far: the $155,000 hybrid coupe Polestar 1 and 2. They are both hybrid cars. You’ll be able to get more cars in that lineup when the Polestar 3 SUV, the Polestar 4 small SUV, and the Polestar 5 sports sedan come out in 2022, 2023, and 2024. The company also showed off a concept car called the Polestar O2. Read also; Coinbase Facing Lawsuit Over Unlicensed Crypto Asset Sales
The single-motor Polestar 2 looks the same as the two-motor version. When I tried out the dual-motor model last year, I was impressed by the sleek design and the Android Automotive operating system that came with it right out of the box.
It has two options: “Plus” and “Pilot.” The Plus Package costs $4,000 and includes a new mechanical heat pump that will help the car go longer on the road, a full-length panoramic glass roof, a 13-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, and WeaveTech upholstery that is made from plants. The Pilot Pack costs $3,200 and includes features like adaptive cruise control and blindspot detection that help you drive.