Polestar is a 2017 partnership between Volvo Cars Group and Geely Holding that focuses on electric cars. With the Polestar 3 Long Range Dual motor, Polestar has now joined the fray. With a starting price of £79,900, a new electric car framework, and updated interior technology, it welcomes in the next generation of Polestar cars. The 3 is currently available for purchase on Polestar’s website, with the first deliveries anticipated for late 2023.
The Polestar 3 has a somewhat lower capacity than the BMW iX and provides a dual-electric motor system with 482bhp and 840Nm, sharing its SPA2 chassis with the upcoming Volvo EX90. Customers may purchase a Speed Package model with 510 horsepower and 910 Nm of torque, and the company is aiming for a 0-62 mph speed of 5.0 seconds.
Winter 2023, more than a year from now, will see the introduction of the new Polestar 3, as inventories grow after a decision to establish start in the course of the year. Despite the fact that the release date is still a while off, it is essential to make your order right away if you desire one of the early Polestar 3s to ship in late 2023.
Prices for the new Polestar 3 start at £79,900, and ordering is already available. The Polestar 3 Long Range Dual Motor model is the center of the straightforward launch range. For £5,600, a Power Pack option is offered.
The new Polestar 3 looks athletic and stylish. In contrast to a typical huge SUV, it is more curved and flowing. The machine is also large, measuring 4.9 m in length and more than 2.1 m in width when the door reflectors are taken into account. Its dimension is remarkably comparable to that of the imposing BMW iX. The Polestar 3 makes extensive use of aerodynamics to extend its electric driving range. There are rear aero blades in addition to a front aero wing built into the bonnet and a second aero wing built into the rear spoiler. Its look is futuristic as a result of all of these factors.
The inside of the new Polestar 3 exhibits more contemporary simplicity. Clean lines and delicate materials, such brushed metal, are employed to great effect in the design-focused interior. More of the distinctive Polestar writing can be seen on the seats, while the Performance Pack adds unique extras like Swedish gold seatbelts.
A big 14.5-inch portrait-style center touchscreen dominates the dashboard. The infotainment system for the new Polestar 3 is powered by the Android Automobile operating system and includes Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play Store. A 9.0-inch electronic driver display is also available. A new Android Cockpit Platform from electronics juggernaut Qualcomm powers everything. In-car experiences that are immersive, high-definition screens and seamless communication throughout the vehicle according to Polestar are promised. Even the key has evolved into a modern NFC key card, similar to what you receive in a Tesla.
Long Range Dual Motor configuration will be the new Polestar 3’s debut appearance. The front and rear electric motors produce a combined 489 HP and an impressive 840 Nm of torque. This indicates that the Polestar 3 will accelerate from 0-62 mph in 5.0 seconds, while weight close to 2.6 tons. Power is increased to 517 help with the extra Polestar 3 Performance Pack, which costs £5,600. The 0-62 mph time decreases to 4.7 seconds while the torque increases to 910Nm. The top speed of both Polestar 3 variants is 130 mph (ca. 209 kilometers per hour).
Combined power from the front and rear electric motors is 489 horsepower, with a strong 840 Nm of torque. This indicates that the Polestar 3 will speed from 0-62 mph in 5.0 seconds, while weight close to 2.6 tons. Power is increased to 517 help with the extra Polestar 3 Speed Pack, which costs £5,600. The 0-62 mph time decreases to 4.7 seconds, while the torque increases to 910Nm. The top speed of both Polestar 3 variants is 130 mph (ca. 209 kilometers per hour).
The Long Range battery for the new Polestar 3 has a substantial overall capacity of 111 kWh. This indicates that the Polestar 3 Speed Pack can go 360 miles (ca. 579 kilometers) between charges, whereas the basic model can go as to 379 miles (ca. 610 kilometers) on a single charge. The battery can tolerate extremely quick DC charging at a maximum of 250 kW, which allows it to recharge from 0 to 80 % in 30 minutes. A heat pump is included as standard equipment with the Polestar 3 for battery conditioning and incredibly efficient temperature management. In order to be prepared for future car and connector functions, it also supports bidirectional charging.
Dual-chamber air suspension is standard on the new Polestar 3. This enables complete reactive change between comfort and sporty settings and accurate chassis control. According to Polestar, it is possible to electronically change the adaptive damper velocity once every two milliseconds. The objective is to deliver the performance and accuracy that the firm is known for without sacrificing the ease of daily driving.
The technology for safety aid is also cutting edge. The new Polestar 3 is the first vehicle produced by the business to use centralized computing powered by the Nvidia Drive core processor. Even inside, radar sensors exist that are capable of detecting “sub-millimeter motions.” They are delicate enough to remove children or dogs that have been left inside.
These include an eye-monitoring camera to identify driver drowsiness and a radar system that can check for youngsters or pets inside the car and alter the climate settings accordingly. Additionally, launch vehicles will come equipped with a Pilot Pack that adds a face display, adaptive cruise control, and a parking assist feature.
Behind the wheel is a 9-inch instrument display, and the inside of the cabin is decorated with a combination of eco-friendly materials including Micro Tech textiles, totally traceable wool, and leather that has received an animal welfare certification. All Polestar 3 models will come standard with a magnificent glass roof, atmospheric lighting, a 360º parking camera, and a wide range of driver assistance functions. The Speed Pack adds sparks of golden interior.
A guarantee of three years and 60,000 miles (ca. 96,561 kilometers) is offered on the Polestar 3. Eight years or 100,000 miles (ca. 160,934 kilometers), or 70 percent “state of health,” are the battery’s warranty conditions.