Polestar 3 is here with a 111 kWh battery for up to 300 miles of range

13 October 2022, 00:40:43

Polestar 3 is here with a 111 kWh battery for up to 300 miles of rangePolestar officially revealed the Polestar 3 electric performance SUV. Scandinavian minimalism and purity work together with the key ingredients of a sport utility vehicle, defining the SUV for the electric age.

Polestar 3 premieres a new aerodynamic profile where a strong focus has been placed on retaining the hallmarks of an SUV, including a powerful and wide stance. Materials used inside the car have been selected for their sustainability credentials while raising premium aesthetics and luxury tactility. In line with Polestar's commitment to transparency, a complete life-cycle assessment (LCA) will be completed when production begins. Subsequent assessments will follow through its life cycle and work will continue to constantly find ways of reducing its carbon footprint.

Polestar 3 is the first car from Polestar to feature centralized computing with the NVIDIA DRIVE core computer, running software from Volvo Cars. The infotainment system is powered by a next-generation Snapdragon Cockpit Platform from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Android Automotive OS is the in-car operating system, co-developed with Google and fronted by a 14.5-inch center display. Over-the-air (OTA) updates are included to allow for continuous software improvement and the introduction of new features without the need to visit a service point.

Polestar 3 carries next-generation advanced active and passive safety technology from Volvo Cars as part of its DNA. Further collaborations with industry-leading safety technology partners like Zenseact, Luminar and Smart Eye, provide Polestar 3 with cutting-edge ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) technology that integrates seamlessly thanks to the centralized computing power.

Polestar 3 launches with a dual-motor configuration and a power bias towards the rear. With the optional Performance Pack, total output is 380 kW (517 hp) and 910 Nm (671 lb-ft). Advanced chassis control is provided by dual-chamber air suspension and active dampers as standard.

A 111 kWh battery pack provides Polestar 3 with a generous driving range of up to 300 miles (EPA, preliminary). A heat pump is included as standard, and the car is equipped for bidirectional charging, enabling future potential for vehicle-to-grid and plug-and-charge capabilities.

The list of standard equipment in Polestar 3 is extensive, with few options for easy configuration and simplified production logistics. The Plus Pack and Pilot Pack are fitted as standard for the first model year and include a raft of premium, luxury, and convenience features. From the second quarter of 2023, an additional Pilot Pack with LiDAR from Luminar will be available to order, enabling enhanced 3D scanning of the car's surroundings in greater detail and helping to prepare the car for autonomous driving.

Polestar 3 is the first car out on a new all-electric technology base developed by and shared with Volvo Cars. Production for initial launch markets is planned to begin in Volvo Cars' facility in Chengdu, China, in an incremental ramp-up phase from mid-2023, with first deliveries expected in the fourth quarter of 2023.

Additional manufacturing at Volvo Cars' Ridgeville, South Carolina facility in the United States is expected to follow towards the middle of 2024 – from which point supply to North America and other markets is planned to switch from China to the USA. Initial deliveries from this factory are expected around the middle of 2024.

At launch, the Polestar 3 Long Range Dual Motor is available with an indicative launch price of USD 83,900. Orders are now being taken in all initial launch markets

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