EV producer Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) has added a second SUV to its lineup. The corporate says the brand new Polestar 4 is “positioned between Polestar 2 and Polestar 3 when it comes to measurement and value,” and is “the quickest Polestar manufacturing automotive thus far.”
Polestar 4 can be provided in dual- and single-motor (rear-wheel drive) variations. Every of the everlasting magnet synchronous motors delivers 200 kW (272 hp) of energy and 343 Nm (253 lb-ft) of torque. A disconnect clutch permits the dual-motor variant to disengage the entrance motor when not wanted, to maximise effectivity. The 0-60 time is predicted to be lower than 3.8 seconds.
Each long-range variations characteristic a 102 kWh battery pack, and the focused vary is over 300 miles (EPA estimate).
As much as 200 kW DC and 22 kW AC charging is included for all variations, and the cost lid is motorized. Bidirectional charging is included. A normal warmth pump permits the automotive to reap the benefits of ambient warmth when preconditioning the cabin and battery.
All Polestar automobiles characteristic over-the-air (OTA) updates.
Security options embody 9 airbags, in addition to the SuperVision Superior Driver Help System from Mobileye. Some 12 cameras, one radar and 12 ultrasonic sensors are fitted as commonplace. The elective Pilot Pack consists of enhanced Pilot Help with lane change help.
A full lifecycle evaluation (LCA), documenting the automotive’s carbon footprint, can be revealed alongside the Polestar 4 Product Sustainability Declaration in 2024.
A novel mono-material strategy is utilized to inside supplies—all layers of sure parts are produced from the identical base materials, permitting them to be recycled extra effectively. New inside supplies embody upholstery constituted of recycled polyester, and a few of the carpets and trim panels are constituted of recycled and/or sustainably sourced supplies.
Polestar 4 can be launched first in China. Manufacturing is to start at a Geely-owned manufacturing facility in Hangzhou Bay in November 2023. Particulars for the North American market can be offered in 2024, and gross sales are scheduled to start later that yr. Launch pricing is predicted to start at $60,000.