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Polestar 2 spec update Increased range, new colors and more.

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2023 pulse r2 polstar 2 is being updated with new solutions connected to climate impact and transparency along with design detail and specification updates that allow for new visual expressions and improved efficiency pulsed our ceo thomas engenlith comments we have revisited materials and processes that go into making pole star 2 introducing updates that reduce

The climate impact and increase material traceability of this award-winning car these are important additions to how we can improve cars over their lifetime not just with functionality and design updates but addressing sustainability and carbon footprint as well polstar’s partnership with circular now includes blockchain traceability of mica in addition to cobalt

That is already traced in pole star 2 batteries the blockchain technology allows polestar to trace risk minerals from material source to finished product the battery in the pulsed r2 standard range single motor sees improved cell chemistry that provides a higher capacity now 69 kwh this leads to increased range now up to 474 kilometers wltp faster charging now up

To 130 kilowatts dc and higher motor output 170 kw the aluminum tray that carries the battery casing for all versions will see a co2e reduction of 750 kilograms per car thanks to the decision to only purchase aluminum for this component from smelters that use renewable energy fredericka clarion polstar’s head of sustainability says in our program updates we want

To take action on improvements that can make a positive sustainability impact quickly rather than traditional mid-cycle facelifts product optimization programs are common in the car industry but we are taking an extended approach at polestar combining these with co2e reduction programs as well a first pilot has been rolled out replacing the aluminum in the wheels

With low carbon aluminum that is produced using renewable energy we expect this to result in a 600 kilogram co2e reduction per car for polstar 2 in the second half of the year together with the improvements to aluminum in the battery tray we’re expecting to see a total reduction of around 1350 kilograms per car design detail updates bring new expressions to all

Pulsed r2 variants polstar’s strategy on interior materials is to increase the use of renewable recyclable and recycled materials and to always include a vegan upholstery option in polstar ii an improved optional napa leather upholstery with greater sustainability credentials is now available we require that all leather used in pole star products must live up to

The strictest standards on animal welfare and the five freedoms alongside being fully traceable and chrome free continues frederick eclairing a new leather supplier bridge of weir meets or requirements the complete scope of design and feature updates includes new exterior colors space replaces void and jupiter replaces moon magnesium is now the default standard

Color with no cost new designs for the standard 19-inch and optional 20-inch wheels new zinc color for ventilated napa leather upholstery replaces barley available with new light ash deco replaces reconstructed wood removable sunshade for the panoramic glass roof also available in pole star extras web shop from mid-june 20 22 for all pole star 2 with glass roof the

Performance software upgrade with maximum output of 350 kilowatts and 680 nm is now included in the performance pack in europe the heat pump included in plus pack has an improved optimal temperature range now between -7 degrees celsius and 25 degrees celsius advanced cabin filter and upgraded interior particulate matter sensor with new in car app that quantifies

Exterior air quality improvement in the cabin plus pack

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Polestar 2 spec update! Increased range, new colors and more. By photocars