The brand’s second 100% electric model will be an SUV, the Polestar 3 built in the United States and launched in 2022, finally in France?
Polestar remains unavailable in France due to conflict with Citroën, but is developing its range for other countries. The manufacturer has just given a preview of its new model, the Polestar 3.
It is under a pixel-themed camouflage that the Polestar 3 has chosen to show itself for the first time. However, it gives a glimpse of the shapes of its bodywork. This SUV will be the first for the brand, 100% electric, at the style close to the Polestar 2 sedan. Its grille will be very thin in comparison to the T-shaped headlights (“Thor’s hammer” like Volvo), and the more muscular shield. The side glazing at the rear is reminiscent of the Jaguar E-Pace.
No other information filtered from the firm. She still shares a capacity to autonomous driving on the highway, thanks to a Lidar and an embedded computer with an Nvidia chip. The platform
The launch of the Polestar 3 will take place in 2022. Difference with the Chinese-made Polestar 2, the SUV will be released from the Volvo plant in the United States, where its large format will suit local tastes. This Charleston (South Carolina) site will also produce the future XC90 Electric Recharge on the same platform.
The next year, the Polestar 4 will appear. Depending on the brand, this is a “Smallest efficient electric coupe SUV”, in the vein of a Model Y. Then, it will be all with the large electric sedan Polestar 5. Version de série du concept-car Precept, it will be marketed in 2024. It will compete with the Tesla Model S, the Audi e-tron GT or the Mercedes EQS.
With its 3 new products, Polestar intends to increase its production tenfold. From 29,000 in 2021, the Swedish brand hopes to reach 290,000 vehicles by 2025.
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