Polestar improves Tesla Model 3 competitor handling

Polestar improves Tesla Model 3 competitor handling

October 8, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The second independent model Polestar received Brembo brakes and adjustable shock absorbers

The company Polestar (former factory tuner Volvo), following the announcement of prices for its second independent model 2, announced for it a sports package of equipment Performance Pack. The car, which will compete with the Tesla Model 3, will be available with an improved chassis and some stylistic changes.

The Performance Pack includes Brembo front four-piston brakes, as well as Ohlins adjustable shock absorbers and 20-inch aluminum rims. In addition to everything from a standard electric car, this version is distinguished by seat belts with golden elements, as well as brake calipers.

Earlier, European prices were announced for the Polestar 2, which, for example in Germany, will cost at least 58,800 euros. A car with a Performance Pack will cost 6 thousand euros more.

The second independent Polestar model debuted in March 2019 at the Geneva Motor Show. Polestar 2 is equipped with two electric motors that transmit traction on both axles. In total, the engines develop 408 liters. from. and 660 Nm of torque. The Polestar 2 can accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in less than five seconds. The power reserve without recharging the batteries is about 500 kilometers.