Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​|  The Polestar 5 shines with its performance

Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​| The Polestar 5 shines with its performance


Polestar is undoubtedly one of the manufacturers with the best chance to face Tesla. Volvo’s high-performance subsidiary benefits from a wealth of technical resources, but from time to time it must introduce itself to the general public. Targeted advertising campaign in the last season of Everyone is talking about it it is definitely revealing. Last week, the brand stopped at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, in England, to show off its next flagship, the Polestar 5, which promised to be very fast.

Posted on June 28

Charles Rene

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In fact, the exercise is still trying to carve out a place for Polestar within the select club of manufacturers who make performance one of their pillars of identity. The model of the sedan shown at the event was a prototype, covered in an important camouflage suit awaiting the official presentation of this creation in its final form. However, the impetus for Precept-style research can be seen in these apparently similar lines.

That said, it’s what’s hidden beneath this cloak that draws attention. Polestar has confirmed that its top-spec version will get two electric motors that will produce 872 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. Not at the level of the Tesla Model S Plaid, whose performance rivals the most powerful cars on the planet, but the Swedish one will probably do quite well.

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Polestar 5 in prototype version

Like most modern electric cars, this Polestar 5 will rely on an 800 V electric architecture to maximize energy storage as well as its use. However, we will have to wait until 2024 to take the wheel.