For those who don’t know yet, the arrival of the Polestar manufacturer in the world of cars has a very interesting history. After all, despite most likely only knowing the company from the recent Polestar 1 and Polestar 2, the truth is that it all started in 1996.
After all, this company was originally founded to attract participants in the Swedish Touring Car Championship, until it finally became the official performance partner of Volvo in 2011. However, in 2015, it was bought by the Chinese company Geely, which owns Volvo. itself. where a lot has changed.
After all, after the full acquisition in 2015, the company became its own brand, with the ultimate goal of producing 100% electric and plug-in cars. All with the help and support of Volvo platforms and powertrains.
Having said all this, despite their unique characteristics, the truth is that the two Polestar models do not live up to the roots of sports driving. But that will change, in a very short time, in what could be a goodbye for Volvo.
Polestar presented its plan for the next 3 years!
Well, so far, choosing the Polestar model over the Volvo makes a lot of sense. After all, this company has “small” models and a big bet on electricity. Still, it’s like choosing a distant cousin of a Volvo instead of a different brand. Which, as you can imagine, is not something that is possible in the long run, since Volvo itself will bet 100% on the electrification of its fleet.
Therefore, to fight the inevitable, Polestar wants to return to its roots and its plan for the next few years involves more power, new architecture and apparently, a further departure from Volvo. at the end of the day, The manufacturer has Porsche in its sights, aiming to bet on its sporting nature.
Polestar’s head of public relations informed that even the new chassis made of aerospace aluminum was for its own use. Therefore, a light platform, ready to receive the level III ability to drive autonomously.
Far from new chassis, we have a new arrival electric motor unique from Polestar to be called P10. An electric car with the ability to reach 603 horsepoweror in comparison, 50% more than current Porsche engines.
However, with all this, the new technology increases the charge to 400v or 800v, something that will enable the ability to charge from 0-80% in 20 minutes. In addition, the new electrical architecture promises a two-way charge, that is, you will be able to charge your car or use it to strengthen your home.
In short, Polestar’s bet is to be more and more independent, and therefore, stay away from Volvo.
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