Polestar to take on Tesla with the Model 3 rival and SUV’s by 2019

Polestar will launch two models after the 1 lounge in the next four years – to medium-sized Tesla Model 3 rival, maturing in 2019, followed by an SUV-style vehicle. Both will be battery electric vehicles (Bev).

The company has not revealed the specifications of the model, even though he said medium-sized 2 BEV, currently in the engineering phase, the “join the contest” around the Tesla Model 3. The Model 3 is available with 50kWh and a 70kWh battery.

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3 is described as a “large SUV-style BEV” and “a modern expression of electric performance and driving dynamics”. Sits in between the 1 and level 2 in terms of volumes and prices.

As with the 1, both machines are likely to draw heavily on Volvo architecture, and technology.

Polestar boss Thomas Ingenlath, said: “Being part of the Volvo Car Group, Polestar, to design, develop and build our cars using the processes of a well-established car rental companies, but, at the same time, allows us to experiment with new technology to low volume of cars outside the mainstream segments.”

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