Polestar is a Swedish automotive brand established in 1996 by Volvo Cars’ partner Flash/Polestar Racing and acquired in 2015 by Volvo, which itself was acquired by Geely from Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China in 2010. It is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and the vehicle production is taking place in China. This company develops electric performance cars and offers performance hardware upgrades and engine software optimizations for Volvo models through their Polestar Engineered division.
The Polestar 2 is of course the Volvo group’s first fully electric car, the Volvo group and polestar have ground plans of full electrification of their cars. Polestar is Volvo’s performance sub-brand and it’s the first part of Volvo group to now be producing fully electric vehicles, the polestar 2 follows on from hybrid Polestar 1, which always feels like a concept vehicle that is very expensive and has a niche appeal.
The Polestar 2 was launched in 2020 into the market and it does hint at a very exciting future for the brand. It’s a really great-looking car, it’s masculine with a hint of a muscle car about it which resembles a hint of old mustang look if it was an electric car.
The Polestar 2 is a compact executive car in terms of style and quality. The designers have done a brilliant job! It’s a very modern premium car with a crisp design that is simple and minimalistic. The materials are good and the quality is excellent. In line with their pursuit of producing a zero-carbon car, polestar has formed a vegan interior without harming any living beings.
All in all, it consists of a fantastic interior it’s quite minimal and the model is more towards a premium quality car. Drive wise this is a fantastic car to drive. Ferocious acceleration, handling is outstandingly good and very sophisticated in their drive. Driving this does absolutely feels like an executive sports version and its drive undoubtedly suits its looks. It’s incredibly enjoyable to be driving this model.
Polestar 2 Single Motor version
This model has a single-speed gearbox the interior is almost the same as the polestar 2 dual-motor version, the interior and look and feel are almost the same in both versions. As per the performance, it’s slightly less powerful than the polestar 2 due to the less powerful battery. It also has quite a user-friendly android infotainment system. This model has a decent size glovebox and plenty of leg space in the back seat.
The driving position in the car is quite enjoyable as this car is a little bit higher than a normal hatchback you can lift the seat way up for a really good view and its view is almost comparable to an SUV. The seats are comfortable and supportive. The single motor version of the polestar is also a good pick of the range.
Polestar is quite a brilliant brand that gives the cars a certain level of exclusivity to the models which make you choose these models.
If you are someone who likes a certain level of individuality and likes your car to stand out a little bit in the crowd the polestar is unquestionably the car for you. It has got the level of exclusivity that makes you feel quite special.