Initially, the brand has announced only six of the markets in which to order will be available stylish “dvuhdverka”: the US, Germany, China, Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands. Now the list includes twelve countries: Denmark, Finland, UK, Spain, France, Portugal, Poland, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Canada.
The Europeans must make a Deposit in the amount of 2 500 Euro (about 176 000 rubles on the current exchange rate), the Americans – $ 2 500 (approximately 142 000), and the Chinese – 20,000 yuan (about 179 000). However, this contribution does not guarantee that the customer will get a car – it is only “staked” a place in the queue, because the planned coupe edition is only 500 copies per year. The full cost model has not been disclosed.
As stated in the company since the world premiere of “the first time”, held in the autumn of last year, interest in the new product showed about 7,000 people. So it is possible that the plan will revise upward. Manufacture of machinery will start in mid-2019, their production will adjust to the new site, which is being built at the Volvo plant in Chinese in Chengdu, where today collect XC60 and “stretched” sedan S60L and S90L.
Recall that the Polestar is the former court tuning Studio of Volvo, in 2017 it identified in an independent international company. Coupe Polestar 1 – “first-born” of the brand, the model is constructed on the modernized platform Volvo SPA. “Dvuhdverka” will be equipped with a hybrid setup consisting of a petrol four-cylinder 2.0 turbo engine which drives the front wheels, and two electric motors driving the rear axle. The total output of 600 HP, only on electric Polestar 1 will travel about 150 km away.
hatchback Polestar 2, which will compete with the Tesla Model 3. And later the market will crossover Polestar 3.
By the way, and new Volvo cars, Polestar will be available by subscription, which can be issued for 2-3 years (with a monthly subscription fee which includes the costs of insurance and maintenance). After expiration, the machine will return to the manufacturer, and after appropriate training, Polestar will put up for sale as used cars.