Polestar Automotive (NASDAQ:PSNY) announced some upgrades with the Polestar 2 model. The automaker said it is giving the 2024 model year a new high-tech front end that reflects the design language premiered by Polestar 3, substantial performance increases with all-new electric motors, even more powerful batteries, sustainability improvements and rear-wheel drive.
“With the new model year Polestar 2, we rather went below the surface and upgraded substantial tech and mechanical components of the electric drivetrain. This is the best Polestar 2 yet, and with the updated front design with the new SmartZone, the best looking one, too,” noted Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath.
Polestar 2 first entered the highly competitive premium electric vehicle market in 2019. It is noted to be the first car in the world to feature an infotainment system powered by Android Automotive OS with Google built-in. This Polestar 2 is available in 27 markets globally and having surpassed the 100K unit production mark in the late part of 2022.
Last week, Polestar Automotive (PSNY) announced that it delivered approximately 21K vehicles in Q4 to bring the preliminary estimate for full year global volumes to 51,500 cars. That deliveries tally marked a year-on-year increase of 80%.
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