Polestar’s reaffirmed plans to launch three further autos by 2024 and the primary will arrive subsequent yr.
On Thursday the electrical efficiency model launched the second teaser of the Polestar 3, a mid-size crossover due in 2022 (seemingly as a 2023 mannequin) and set to be inbuilt Charleston, South Carolina.
A smaller crossover to be referred to as the Polestar 4 will arrive a few yr after the Polestar 3, adopted in 2024 by the Polestar 5 which will probably be a big hatchback based mostly on 2020’s Principle idea.
Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath stated the Polestar 3 will probably be comparable in measurement to the alternative for the Volvo XC90 which may even be an electrical mannequin however provide hybrid powertrains as properly. Each are being developed on Volvo’s new SPA2 modular platform. The Volvo may even be inbuilt South Carolina.
L to R: Polestar 5, Polestar 4 and Polestar 3
Beforehand considered nearer to the next-generation Volvo XC60, Ingenlath stated the Polestar 3 will the truth is be a range-topping mannequin competing on the identical degree because the Porsche Cayenne.
Consumers searching for a extra reasonably priced Polestar crossover should look forward to the Polestar 4. Ingenlath stated the Polestar 4 could have much less floor floor clearance than the Polestar 3, and a extra coupe-like profile, which all means that it may be intently aligned with the Volvo C40 Recharge. This is smart because the Polestar 2 can be intently aligned with the C40 Recharge, with each fashions using on an electrical model of Volvo’s CMA platform for compact vehicles.
As for the Polestar 5, this mannequin will rival the Porsche Taycan and high-end variations of the Tesla Mannequin S. It is usually seemingly being developed on the SPA2 platform.
Polestar just lately revealed a prototype for the 5 that appeared to characteristic virtually an identical styling to the Principle idea. Nonetheless, among the idea’s options, like rear-opening suicide doorways and camera-based aspect mirrors, weren’t seen on the prototype.