Blink your eyes and you can see it.
Polestar was spies tested an all-black prototype version of it Tesla Model 3-rivalling Polestar 2 raised the horse’s back high with a barely perceptible change.
This special Polestar 2 apparently a prototype because there’s a “test car” sticker on the side of the car behind the front wheel arches, where there’s usually a sticker indicating the powertrain and battery pack the car has.
There is also a test car sticker on the rear window.
The only noticeable exterior change on this Polestar 2 prototype is what appears to be a slightly redesigned fake grille that has tape covering the design.
The grille design can be seen at the bottom with some vertical bands.
The current Polestar 2 has a fake grille with a square-like design and a radar box in the middle.
The rest of this prototype appears to be untouched, which suggests the change is very minor on the outside.
Our spy photographer didn’t get a look inside this Polestar 2 prototype, so it’s unclear if there will be any major changes.
One aspect Polestar could focus on with this update could be software updates.
The Swedish-Chinese automaker recently confirmed it add Apple CarPlay to Android-based infotainment system.
Polestar also recently announced a performance update over-the-air update Now available in Australia for the flagship Polestar 2 Long Range Dual Engine.
Priced at $1600, this software upgrade unlocks an additional 50kW and 20Nm, bringing total system power to the top Polestar 2 in terms of power up to 350kW and 680Nm of torque.
This increase in power reduces the 0-100km/h sprint time to 4.4 seconds, 0.3 seconds faster than the standard car.
Polestar and its sister company Volvo Cars, both owned by Chinese auto giant Geely, are now known for their extremely subtle updates.
Polestar recently updated the Polestar 2 for the 2023 model year, which includes new alloy wheel designs, as well as new exterior paint colors and other Nappa leather upholstery.
Polestar 2 models with these updates will be made available locally from November 2022 onwards.
Volvo also recently rolled out an update XC40 with a redesigned front bumper, new wheel designs and new headlights with revised LED daytime running lights, though without the cornering function.
Polestar has previously noted that it doesn’t follow the traditional mid-cycle facelift model used by most automakers, instead rolling out the changes gradually and with a strong focus on functionality. lasting.
“In our program updates, we want to take action on improvements that can make a positive impact on sustainability,” said Fredrika Klarén, Polestar’s head of sustainability. rapidly, instead of the traditional mid-cycle improvement.
The recent upstart Polestar has a lot of new products rolling out beyond this update 2.
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