Polestar 2 2024 debuts with more power and up to 300 miles of range according to the EPA (+ IMAGES)

Polestar 2 2024 debuts with more power and up to 300 miles of range according to the EPA (+ IMAGES)

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The car model Polestar 2 2024 makes its long-awaited grand debut, with increased power and up to 300 miles of range according to United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Debut of Polestar 2 2024

The brand Polestar decided to remove all the coverings from the renovation Polestar 2 2024, hiding all the relevant updates under the exterior that has been slightly redesigned. The most important aspects of the new model Polestar 2 2024 Updated models include new electric motors, a rear-wheel drive upgrade for all single-motor models, and a new, improved battery pack.


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This improved battery pack is synonymous with 635 km (395 miles) of range estimated by WLTP, the global standard that determines the levels of pollutants, CO₂ emissions and fuel consumption of cars for the long-range model, which features a single engine with European Union specifications or up to 300 miles (483 km) of autonomy estimated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for equivalent US-spec model.


Starting with the exterior design of the new Polestar 2 2024the new modifications are focused on the grill of the same color as the body, which is now known as “SmartZone” and made her big model debut Polestar 3 integrating almost the entire group of ADAS sensors.

The rest of the bodywork has remained the same and there are new designs for the alloy wheels. The company has not mentioned any improvements to the interior of the Polestar 2 2024, however all versions have many more ADAS functions and wireless phone charging as standard.

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The Polestar 2 2024 will benefit from an updated CATL 82 kWh battery that supports 205 kW DC fast charging and reduces carbon emissions by 1.1 tons per vehicle compared to the previous model. The figures of WLTP autonomy have been increased to 635 km (395 miles) for the single-engine model and up to 592 km (368 miles) for the dual-engine version with the same battery pack.


Prospective European owners have the option of a Polestar 2 of a single standard range engine with a LG Chem’s smaller 69 kWh battery that generates up to 518 km (322 miles) of WLTP range.


In the United States, the new 82 kWh battery pack is exclusively available in combination with the single-motor design and offers a range of 300 miles (482 km). according to EPA estimatesrepresenting an increase of 30 miles (48 km) compared to the previous model.

The Polestar 2 2024 It brings a dual-motor long-range setup with increased power and keeps the old 78 kWh battery, yet gets up to 270 miles (435 km) of EPA estimated rangewhich is 21 miles (34 km) higher than before due to the updated electric powertrain.

Another important aspect of the model Polestar 2 2024 Updated are the new electric motors that it brings. Entry level models now they are RWD (instead of FWD) with a new permanent magnet motor and silicon carbide inverter that achieves 295 hp (220 kW / 299 PS) and 490 Nm (361 lb-ft) of torque.

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This represents a huge increase of 67 hp (50 kW / 68 PS) and 160 Nm (118 lb-ft) of torque when compared to the FWD model former. Resulting in acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) which is now completed in 6.2 seconds, which is 1.2 seconds quicker than before.

Similarly, the dual-engine AWD variants they benefit from a rear-biased configuration, combining the same rear-mounted motor with a new front-mounted asynchronous motor that is 100% disconnected when not in use.

Combined power is 416 hp (310 kW / 422 PS) and 740 Nm (546 lb-ft) of torque, offering 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in 4.5 seconds. This is 13 hp (10 kW / 13 PS) and 80 Nm (59 lb-ft) more than the model Outgoing Polestar 2 AWD.

For people who want more power, there is the package Optional Performance Packwhich increases combined power to 469 hp (350 kW / 476 PS), as does the limited production BST edition and optimizes acceleration from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) sprint time to 4.2 seconds.

The firm indicated that the increase in power can also be purchased as a wireless software update on long-range twin-engine models. Adding the extra thrust, the Performance Pack Add Brembo brakesexclusive 20″ forged alloy wheels and a new set of Ohlins Dual Flow Valve shocks.

The company has suggested that the model offers a refined ride without going into much detail about chassis updates. Joakim Rydholm, director of chassis development of the brand Polestar said the renewed Polestar 2 is a “even more fun and agile car, which retains its compactness and a complete sense of control, while at the same time becoming more mature with increased comfort.”

The Polestar 2 for the next year 2024 it is already available in the markets of the Old Continent and the first deliveries will be made as expected, for the third quarter of this year 2023. The price of the Polestar 2 2024 starts at €50,190 (US$54,540) for the RWD model standard range and increases to €64,690 (US$70,296) for the flagship AWD long range with Performance Pack.

Other automotive markets, including the UK, US and Australia, will continue in the near future waiting for the model Polestar 2 2024 reach them, although it is not known if with the same specifications as the European Unit. Yes, the model polestar 2 outgoing It has come to sell more than 100,000 units in 27 markets since it was introduced in 2019.

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This car is expected to arrive soon with all the specifications established and its renewed design. As for more details of the model, we will have to wait for the company to give indications in this regard. This model Polestar 2 2024It will draw everyone’s attention.

Writing by Gossipvehículos/Source: www.carscoops.com

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