The primary buyer cargo of Polestar 2 EVs has landed in Europe within the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.
Destined for Sweden and Norway, the primary buyer autos are estimated to be handed over in August. Additional Polestar 2 EVs for patrons in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK are following intently behind as supply ramps as much as meet buyer demand. In the meantime, consumers in Switzerland will get their Polestar electrical autos later in 2020.
“This can be a massive second. We’re one step nearer to getting Polestar 2 to our first prospects in Europe. The arrival of this primary cargo is proof of simply how dedicated we’re to our prospects and the way our operations are working at excessive effectivity world wide,” stated Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO.
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In an effort to attain prospects, the efficiency model will roll out bodily Polestar Areas staffed by non-commissioned Polestar Specialists throughout launch markets this summer season. These Areas will enable folks to check drive the Polestar 2 after reserving the automobile on-line on Polestar.com or in individual. Take a look at drives can also be carried out from house or at numerous occasions to be held sooner or later.
The autos which have simply arrived by ship in Zeebrugge shall be transported by street to a central hub in Belgium for a remaining preparation course of and test process. After that, they are going to be heading onwards to their vacation spot markets.
The China-made Polestar 2 has an output of 300 kW (402 HP / 408 PS) and 487 lb-ft (660 Nm) of torque from two electrical motors powered by a 78 kWh battery pack. The focused driving vary is 500 km (310 miles) in accordance with the WLTP cycle or 275 miles (442 km) underneath EPA requirements. As for its 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration, it takes lower than 5 seconds.
The Polestar 2 is priced from €55,825 in Germany, £49,900 within the UK and $59,900 in the United States.