Sleek and stylish, the all-new Polestar 1 touted as an “Electric Performance Hybrid,” or in other words, a two-door, 2+2 seat Gran Tourer powered by a hybrid powertrain generating 600hp and 737lb-ft of torque. It’s based on Volvo’s Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA), and features an Ohlins Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension (CESi) and a full carbon-fiber bodywork that is lighter while improving torsional stiffness by 45%. Production will begin in mid-2019 at the Polestar Production Center in Chengdu, China. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“A four-cylinder 2.0-liter Drive-E engine powers the front axle. The two rear electric motors produce 218hp, allowing the new performance model to run on electricity alone for 150km (93 miles), which is the longest all-electric range of any hybrid model in the market. Weight distribution is 48:52 front to rear while the brakes come from Akebono and feature six-piston calipers and 400mm discs,” reports Car Scoops.