Polestar 3 electric SUV, with claimed range of 700km, teased
Prior to entering production in the US next year, the Polestar 3, a performance-oriented electric SUV, has been teased. As for the highlights, the car will have a design inspired by the Precept concept and is expected to draw power from a 100kWh battery pack. It will deliver a claimed range of up to 700km on a single charge. Here are more details.
The car will be built on Geely's SEA platform
The Polestar 3 will be based on Geely's new Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) platform. It is likely to have a muscular hood, a wide air dam, and boomerang-shaped headlights. On the sides, it might be flanked by frameless doors, sleek ORVMs, side-steppers, and designer wheels. A single large wrap-around taillight is expected to be available on the rear end.
It should be fueled by a 543hp, electric powertrain
The Polestar 3 might pack a twin electric motor setup that generates 543hp of power and a 100kWh battery which promises a range of up to 700km per charge. A dedicated Performance Pack with upgraded brakes and suspension is also likely to be offered.
The vehicle will house a Google-developed infotainment console
The Polestar 3 is expected to have a spacious cabin with auto climate control, parking sensors, rear AC vents, and a multifunctional steering wheel. It will pack a Google-developed infotainment system with support for the latest connectivity facilities. For ensuring the safety of the passengers, multiple airbags and some autonomous driving features will be available.
Polestar 3: Availability
The Polestar 3 will be manufactured at Volvo's Ridgehill factory in South Carolina, US, to ensure competitive pricing, short delivery times, and reduced environmental impact from overseas car shipping. It will rival the Jaguar I-PACE and Tesla Model X.