The Polestar 5 prototype will race at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Polestar 5 prototype will race at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

When others remember Polestar as a sports unit Volvo, the appeal of this brand today is completely different. of Polestar 2 it’s the electric brand’s only mass-production model to date, and the manufacturer doesn’t intend to stop anytime soon. Enter the Polestar 5 (Polestar 3 and 4 will also see the light of day soon), this luxury mid-size sedan, and the first public appearance of the prototype will take place on June 23 at Goodwood Festival of SpeedEngland.

Enthusiasts gather in large numbers at this event, and car manufacturers are also on the scene: many of them have booths to present their new products and some participate in climbing races. from the mountain (climb the hill)

This is also the case of Polestar which announced that its Polestar 5 model, in its prototype form, will participate in the annual hill climb race.

Another model recently announced by the brand will also take part in the festivities: it is the Polestar 2 BST Edition 270, a limited production version of the Polestar 2 that was unveiled at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

That said, the technical data of the Polestar 5 is still unknown, and all that is known is that the manufacturer wants to offer a “high performance GT four”. We know that this car will try to play elbow with Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan, Audi e-tron GT, Mercedes-Benz EQS or Lucid Air of this world. Then, as mentioned above, other models are being prepared in the Polestar workshops, including the 3 and 4. These will carve a place in the range of mid-size SUVs and mid-size SUV coupes.

The Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​is a motoring gathering that features motor racing of all kinds. The first edition of this festival took place in 1993, almost 30 years ago, and this gathering is now one of the most important on the planet, as hundreds of thousands of people gather there.

Added on June 23, 2022, 4:25 pm : We learned yesterday morning that the dual-engine design would make it possible to deliver 884 horsepower and 663 lb-ft of torque: this is what the manufacturer meant by offering a “high-performance four-door GT”.


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