Polestar O2 Roadster electrical automobile confirmed for manufacturing

The Polestar 6 is anticipated to be primarily based on the bespoke bonded aluminum chassis of the Polestar 5.

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HT Auto Desk

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17 Aug 2022, 10:32 AM

File photograph of Polestar O2 Idea

Swedish auto model polestar has confirmed the manufacturing of the O2 idea automotive and the hardtop roadster can be known as Polestar 6. It’s anticipated to reach in 2026 with a totally electrical powertrain. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath described the upcoming mannequin as “an ideal mixture of highly effective electrical efficiency and the joys of recent air with the highest down”.

He stated that the corporate’s resolution to place the mannequin into manufacturing got here from the “overwhelming shopper and press response” following the debut of the O2 idea in March 2022. The brand new mannequin can be positioned above the upcoming Polestar 5 electrical grand tourer whereas the fashions will share some design cues.

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The design dynamics are related particularly on the entrance finish which is an evolution of the sooner Principle idea. Nonetheless, the manufacturing model of the roadster is anticipated to retain a lot of the styling of the O2 idea aside from a number of toned-down options.

The Polestar 6 is anticipated to be primarily based on the bespoke bonded aluminum chassis of the Polestar 5, which was developed in-house. It should get 800-volt structure with twin electrical motors producing as much as 872 hp of energy and 900 Nm of torque. With these figures, the automobile can do a 0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and get a prime pace of 250 km/h. 

The corporate has already opened order books for the Polestar 6 with manufacturing anticipated to start in 2026. Whereas pricing is but to be disclosed, those that wish to reserve a construct slot can go to the official web site and accomplish that.

In celebration of the affirmation of the manufacturing of Polestar 6, the corporate has introduced a particular version of the roadster, known as LA Idea. Will probably be produced in restricted variety of 500 items, that includes the Sky blue exterior shade, 21-inch alloy wheels, and light-colored leather-based inside.

First Revealed Date: 17 Aug 2022, 10:30 AM IST

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