Polestar 2

Volvo has an in-house EV performance brand called Polestar, with the Polestar 2 from China being a very keenly priced premium sports sedan.

The handsome and sleek five-door hatchback is taking aim at Tesla’s Model 3, imitating it with either single (170kW, rear-mounted, rear-drive) or dual electric motors (300kW combined) with all-wheel drive.


Motor: Synchronous electric permanent-magnet
Transmission/drive: Single-speed reduction gear/RWD or AWD
Battery: 69kWh or 78kWh Lithium Ion
Power/torque: 170kW/330Nm, 300kW/660Nm
0-100km/h: 7.4s or 4.7s
Consumption: 16.7 and 19.4 kWh/100km
Electric range: 470km/540km/480km
Warranty: 5yr/unlimited
Battery warranty: 8yr/160,000km
Safety rating: 5 stars

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