The Polestar 2 will price $55,000, Launch Edition priced at $63,000

The Tesla Model three-rivaling Polestar 2 will go into manufacturing early subsequent 12 months, and it will hit US soil not too lengthy after that. According to data launched Wednesday, Polestar confirms the preliminary Launch Edition automotive will price $63,000, and less-expensive variations will observe shortly thereafter.

Polestar says that $63,000 worth does not embrace the present $7,500 federal tax incentive, which might decrease the associated fee to $55,500. If you do not thoughts ready a short time longer, a non-Launch Edition variant will quickly be out there, and Polestar says that’ll be priced from $55,000, or $47,500 with the tax credit score.

All of those costs are for the long-range, dual-motor Polestar 2, which has a 78-kWh battery that produces 408 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque. Polestar estimates a US/EPA driving vary of 275 miles.

A shorter-range, and thus less-expensive model of the Polestar 2 will arrive a lot later. Pricing for that mannequin continues to be unknown.

Like all future Polestar automobiles, the two will solely be out there to order on-line, both as a full lease/buy, or via the corporate’s Care by Volvo-like subscription service. (Specific subscription pricing shall be launched at a later date.)

Polestar is planning to open quite a few showrooms, known as “Spaces,” however you will not really be capable to plunk down your money and drive away with a brand new automotive. These are merely meant as a way to have individuals work together with Polestar autos with out the stress of commissioned salespeople, with precise car transactions going down on-line. Polestar is already accepting on-line prerders for the two.

The 2021 Polestar 2 formally debuts on the Geneva Motor Show subsequent week.