Polestar has opened the order books for its new Tesla Mannequin Y rival.
Dubbed the Polestar 4, the medium sized SUV is priced from about $89,000 drive-away and is because of hit Aussie roads from August this 12 months.
The svelte wanting SUV prices about $18,000 greater than the most cost effective Mannequin Y.
Not like the Tesla, Polestar isn’t providing a less expensive model with a smaller battery and shorter driving vary, as an alternative solely promoting Lengthy Vary examples. A Mannequin Y Lengthy Vary prices about $84,500 drive-away.
All 4s are fitted with a monster 100kWh battery that delivers 610km of driving vary within the single motor model and 580km within the potent twin motor variant.
Single motor variations ship 200kW and 343Nm to the rear wheels and might full the benchmark 0-100km dash in a claimed 7.1 seconds.
Twin motor examples price an additional $10,000 and convey all-wheel drive and increase outputs to 400kW and 686Nm. The additional grunt drops the 0-100km/h time to three.8 seconds.
Towing capability is boosted from 1500kg within the single motor model to 2000kg for all wheel drive automobiles.
All 4s have energy adjustable seats which can be heated within the entrance row and wrapped in a tough sporting fake leather-based comprised of sustainable sources.
There are the selection of 20- to 22-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, LED head and tail lights and a mass of lively security tech.
A large 15.4-inch central show is powered by a Google working system and comes with a spread of apps together with Google Maps, YouTube, Spotify, Waze and has an in-built dashcam. It will possibly additionally run Apple CarPlay and is paired with a ten.2-inch absolutely digital driver show.
House owners can entry the automobiles with an NFC key card, a digital key or a traditional key fob and the software program could be up to date over the air similar to a smartphone.
Clients wanting extra can choose a variety of non-obligatory packs.
An $8000 Plus Pack comes with fascinating gadgets corresponding to a head-up show that initiatives important data corresponding to travelling pace and security alerts onto the windscreen in entrance of the motive force. It additionally features a premium Harman and Kardon stereo, arms free energy tailgate, heated rear window seats and reclining rear seats.
A small rear mounted display to manage infotainment and again seat local weather within the pack and it additionally boosts AC charging capability to 22kW.
A $2500 Professional Pack provides 21-inch alloy-wheels and a gold stripe on the seatbelts.
Twin motor variants patrons can add a $7200 Efficiency Pack. This provides 22-inch wheels, Brembo brakes for elevated stopping energy and electronically adjustable suspension.
Polestar additionally prices $550 for a charging cable that’s suitable with a house or public AC wallbox charger.