Tag: Polestar

Polestar 2 gets more power through a one-time paid update

Polestar has this week released a new software update for the Polestar 2 which adds more power to the car, to the tune of 68hp and 15lb ft of torque, but is available for a flat one time fee. Other companies, such as Mercedes do the same, but charge an annual fee of $1,200 (£1,000) for boosted acceleration on the EQS and the EQE. Polestar will be selling this new […]

Polestar will reveal the Polestar 3 SUV on 12th October

Polestar is planning on revealing its first full size SUV next month, the Polestar 3. The new SUV will be revealed at an event in Denmark on 12th October 2022 and once the event is finished, potential customers will be able to pre-order the all electric car. Pricing has already been revealed had of time, with it starting from £79,845 in the UK. Polestar is making this a premium rival […]

Polestar announces support for Apple CarPlay

Polestar, the maker of electric vehicles and related to Volvo has recently announced support for Apple CarPlay on its Polestar 2 model. The support will come via a new over-the-air update. Apple CarPlay adds an iPhone-like experience on the car dashboard, with support for Apple Maps, Apple Music, Siri and third party apps such as Waze. Apple CarPlay is now available! It's rolling out in the new software update, incrementally, […]

Polestar updates the 2 with more range and more power

Polestar has updated the Polestar 2 this week with its first major refresh since the car was introduced in 2020. The Polestar 2 rivals the Tesla Model 3 and the BMW i4 and the company has focused on updating the technical components of the car with new designs in places, more trim options as well as more power and more range. Polestar has updated the battery tech with improved cell […]

Hertz is expanding its EV rollout, going to purchase 65,000 Polestar electric cars

Hertz in the US is going to be rapidly expanding its rollout of electric cars, it has previously been solely relying on Tesla for its fleet but now it is broadening its horizons to Polestar. Hertz will be buying up to 65,000 Polestar 2 cars over the next five years, but this could expand to other models with time, such as the upcoming SUV the company is working on. Come […]

Volvo’s Polestar has created a XC60 with 421bhp

With the recent news of Volvo’s decision to turn full electric by 2019, we weren’t expecting them to release a SUV with over 400bhp, but Polestar has done just that this week. XC60 The Volvo XC60 doesnt escape without some electric internals, this is a full hybrid SUV but it happens to have 421bhp. Polestar is what AMG is to Mercedes, an in house tuning skunkworks producing more powerful variants […]