The Polestar 2 is Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle, scheduled for production launch in February 2020, with first deliveries in the USA happening in July 2020.
The Polestar 2 will get a 78 kWh batter pack worldwide, except in China where it will only get 72 kWh – suggesting perhaps a different supplier, or limited in size to avoid a luxury tax (source needed)
The 78 kWh lithium battery pack consists of 27 liquid cooled modules, and a total of 324 pouch cells. The target range is 500 kms, or just over 300 miles, on the WLTP test scale. EPA range is expected to be around 275 miles.
Polestar 2 takes 4.7 seconds to go from 0-100 km/h with it’s dual motor all-wheel-drive system
Total power output is 408 hp and 660 Nm of torque.
Fast charging capability of speeds up to 150 kW.
A Polestar 2 Performance Pack will be available that includes adjustable Öhlins dampers, Brembo brakes, 20-inch forged wheels and Polestar’s signature gold detailing. src
Other Polestar 2 Specifications
The car can be locked an unlocked via bluetooth within 2 meters – the Polestar 2 uses 4 antennas to recognize the presence of the driver’s phone.
The Polestar 2 will have a tow bar option available.