Dynamic testing has begun for the Swedish performance plug-in.
Does it meet the Volvo's rigorous standards?
It'll help save weight and add stiffness to the hybrid grand tourer.
A camouflaged prototype will charge the hill.
From the Beijing Motor Show comes word of pricing for the forthcoming Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid, but there's more confusion on the question of whether the high-end coupe can truly be purchased, as opposed to being obtained solely through a subscription model.
Polestar's halo coupe, the shapely Polestar 1 is about to get its China debut at the Auto China show in Beijing next week, after its global presentation at the Geneva Motor Show last month. It arrives at the China show with greetings from snowy Sweden, as Polestar has released this test footage from the Swedish Arctic Circle.
The Polestar 1, the first vehicle from Volvo's new electrified performance brand, is finally available for pre-order. After debuting late last year, we got our first real glimpse of the sleek coupe at last week's Geneva Motor Show. Though production has been limited to just 1,500 units, more than 7,000 people expressed a real interest in the car. Orders can be placed with a fully-refundable $2,500 deposit.
Deposits will start to be taken next week.
The Polestar 1 is a four-seat, plug-in hybrid performance coupe with two electric motors and a twincharged four-cylinder that combine for 600 hp of all-wheel potency.
The Polestar 2 should be revealed by late 2019.
Only a limited number of countries are getting dealers to start.
Six cars, all coming for 2019, highlight the past week in automotive news.
Owners will never need to step foot in a dealership.