Polestar, the premium electrical automobile maker collectively owned by Volvo, has announced it’s able to manufacture EVs in the US, beginning with the all-new Polestar 3. Will probably be the primary automobile Polestar builds within the U.S. and the model’s first “efficiency SUV.”
Through the announcement, Polestar confirmed that the corporate would formally debut the brand new Polestar 3 in October. Within the meantime, we’re lastly getting our first take a look at the automobile, and it appears fairly gorgeous. Polestar launched the picture above and a brief teaser video giving potential consumers a look on the entrance and rear.
Whereas seeing the SUV itself is thrilling, maybe extra thrilling is that it’ll be made within the USA. Polestar will assemble the three at Volvo’s manufacturing facility in Charleston, South Carolina. When it makes its official debut in October, it’ll be going up towards different high-end electrical SUVs just like the Tesla Mannequin X, Mercedes-Benz EQE, and the larger Rivian R1S.
Polestar didn’t reveal too many particulars in regards to the automobile, however the early spec sheet is undoubtedly promising. The corporate goals to ship a dual-motor drivetrain and upgraded battery pack able to offering over 372 miles of vary per cost at launch. And whereas it might not be accessible at launch in early 2023, Polestar plans to supply autonomous freeway modes because of LiDAR sensors from Luminar and NVIDIA’s automotive computing system.
In line with the press launch, the Polestar 3 is an enormous step for the model as its first electrical efficiency SUV, but it surely gained’t be the final one. We’ll see a follow-up late in 2023 with a brand new Polestar 4 SUV and the Polestar 5 sports activities coupe in 2024.
Potential clients will be capable of reserve the all-new Polestar 3 in October, then manufacturing and transport are anticipated to start in early 2023.