500 km Range Volvo Polestar 2 Production Started
Volvo Polestar 2 production started with a 500 km range….
Polestar, Volvo’s sub-brand responsible for electric vehicles, launched Polestar 2, which it described as “the only vehicle that can compete with Tesla Model 3”, on the production line in China.
The electric Polestar 2, which has been shown as a competitor to Tesla Model 3 since its announcement, is on the production line at the Luqiao factory in Zhejiang Province, China.
Polestar 2 release date: Customer deliveries of Polestar 2 in Europe will start in July.
The second mass-production model of the brand, Polestar 2, will be the first fully electric vehicle produced at the Luqiao factory owned by the roof company Geely. In the current factory, the version of Volvo XC40 sold in China and its platform twin, Lynk & Co 01, are produced.
Despite the coronavirus epidemic that broke out in the country, the factory, which continues production, measures such as disinfection processes, measuring the fires of workers and distributing masks.
The first 12 months of the production process is devoted to the version of Volvo Polestar 2 production, called Launch Edition. The starting price of this dual-engine version at the top of the series was announced as 59 thousand 900 euros.
The vehicle, which has a total of 408 horsepower and 660 Nm torque, has a 78 kWh battery. This allows Polestar 2 to complete 0-100 km / h acceleration in under 5 seconds and has a driving range of 500 kilometers according to WLTP measurements.
One of the most important features of Polestar 2 is that it is one of the first tools to come with the new Android-based infotainment system. Applications such as Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play Store come internally in the system, which can be controlled via the 11-inch touch screen.
Apart from that, the smartphones can be used as a key, Pilot Assist semi-autonomous driving system and headlights with new Pixel LED technology are among the remarkable features of Polestar 2.
Entry-level versions of Polestar 2 with a single electric motor will also be available. It was announced that the starting Polestar 2 price of these versions in Europe will be 39 thousand 900 euros.
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