Seriously upgraded Polestar 2 revealed in Goodwood

Seriously upgraded Polestar 2 revealed in Goodwood

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Polestar unveiled an experimental version of its # 2 model at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The electric car has been significantly redesigned from the standard Polestar 2 to demonstrate the design and performance capabilities of the fastback.

Twin-engine Polestar 2 now produces a total of 476 hp. instead of the original 408 hp, it also has a wider track (+10 mm on each side) and a ground clearance reduced by 25 mm. There are also stiffer suspension springs, adjustable dampers? Hlins, different wheel arches and 21-inch wheels with Pirelli PZero Rosso tires and six-piston brakes at the front.

In addition to mechanical improvements, the electric car features front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a radiator grill, black mirror caps and a snow-matte body paint. The revised electric car will not only be a showpiece at Goodwood, but it will also take part in the high-speed climb up the hill. And one of the leading engineers of the company, Joakim Riedholm, will be behind the wheel.

Production of the serial Polestar 2 started last year in China. From here, the collected specimens are sent to Europe and North America. The fastback is equipped with two electric motors with a total output of 408 hp. and 660 Nm, which allows you to accelerate from zero to hundreds in 4.7 seconds. According to the passport, the power reserve is almost 500 km, but in reality it is less.

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