The Polestar 3 electrical SUV will debut publicly in October, the automaker confirmed Thursday in a press launch detailing its first-quarter 2022 gross sales.
Teased in December 2021, the Polestar 3 will seemingly go on sale within the U.S. as a 2023 mannequin. It will likely be constructed at Polestar dad or mum Volvo’s Charleston, South Carolina, manufacturing unit, in addition to at Polestar’s present manufacturing unit in China.
Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath has mentioned the model’s first SUV might be related in dimension to the substitute for the Volvo XC90, which may also get an all-electric variant alongside hybrid powertrain choices. Each will use Volvo’s new SPA2 platform, and the XC90 substitute may also be inbuilt South Carolina.
Teaser for Polestar 3 due in 2022
The Polestar 3 might be differentiated from its Volvo sibling by a larger emphasis on efficiency. In a 2021 interview with Motor Authority, Polestar Americas boss Gregor Hembrough mentioned Polestar’s goal is Porsche.
The Polestar 3 is predicted to take purpose on the Porsche Cayenne, whereas following Polestar 4 and Polestar 5 fashions will goal the Macan and Taycan, respectively, in keeping with a 2021 presentation outlining the upcoming lineup. The Polestar title originated with an unbiased race group and tuning firm that was later purchased by Volvo, in spite of everything.
That technique successfully makes the Polestar 3 the model’s new flagship, quickly creating a big hole with the present Polestar 2 till different fashions arrive. The Polestar 4 is predicted to be a smaller SUV with a cheaper price level, whereas the Polestar 5 might be a sedan with styling impressed by 2020’s Polestar Principle idea, utilizing the identical SPA2 platform as the three and Volvo XC90 substitute. The 4 is predicted to reach in 2023, adopted by the 5 in 2024.