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Polestar 2 single motor variant announced over 260 miles

Polestar is expanding “2” lineup With the introduction of the single motor variant.

This model uses the same 78 kWh battery as the dual motor version and powers a 231 HP electric motor in the US version. Polestar estimates that it offers an EPA range of about 260 miles (418 km), but the optional PlusPack further enhances autonomy.

It will arrive at the dealership at the end of the year, and US and Canadian prices will be announced in the coming weeks. The single-motor Polestar 2 comes standard with distinctive LED lights, 19-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors and a frameless mirror. 2-color, 11-inch touch screen with vegan textile upholstery Infotainment systemIncludes a 12.3-inch digital dial, 8-speaker stereo, inverting camera, wireless updates and more.

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“The good thing we managed with the new version of Polestar 2 was to keep the character and premium feel of the low-priced model,” said CEO Thomas Ingenlath. “Even the most affordable Pole star 2It has excellent visual consistency and a high level of standard equipment, without an option pack. “

Provided in a simpler configuration, Dual Motor Pole Star 2 The EPA’s estimated range is 240 miles (386 km) and remains in the automaker’s lineup. The same is true for Polestar 2 Launch Edition, which can be delivered immediately in the US and Canada.

The Single Motor 2 is also available in Europe in two specifications, standard range and long range. The former has a 64kWh battery and 224PS (221 HP / 165 kW) and 330 Nm (243 lb-ft) torque electric motors, while the latter uses a 78kWh battery and 231PS (228 HP / 170 kW). I am. ) And 330 Nm (243 lb-ft) motors. The long-range dual motor variant has a larger capacity battery and a combined torque output of 408 PS (402 HP / 300 kW) and 660 Nm (487 lb-ft).

The standard version and the long-range single-motor version are estimated at 420-440 km (261-273 miles) and 515-540 km (320-336 miles), respectively, and the dual motor is 450-480 km (280-298 miles). Prices range from around € 40,000 to € 60,000 ($ 47,605 to $ 71,405).

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