Revealed at the special event in Shanghai, the new Polestar One is a two-door best performance coupe based on Volvo’s scalable platform architecture but with the standalone electric performance brand. This car is powered by a powerful electric performance hybrid and comes with a full carbon fiber bodywork and continuously controlled electronic suspension.
The new Polestar One is also equipped with a rear axle powered by two electric motors that can produce maximum speed when cornering. While the 2.0-liter four-cylinder Drive-E engine provides power to the front axle. The brakes from Akebono and feature six piston calipers and 400mm discs.
For the future Polestar will feature a fully electric drivetrain which will start from Polestar 2 as the first electric battery model from Volvo Car Group will be produced in 2019. In sales, Polestar will use a subscription system, where cars are booked first via online and will be offered in subscription basis two or three years.