The Polestar 1 hybrid GT created a lot of car show buzz and even some lust, due to the attractive seems, 619 horsepower and respectable battery vary of 60 miles. Nonetheless, it was solely ever supposed as a halo automobile to launch the model and pave the way in which for the Polestar 2 and different EVs. To that finish, it’s now getting into its closing manufacturing run.
Polestar had at all times deliberate to make simply 1,500 copies of the Polestar 1, and it’s sticking to that. Most of these had been allotted to Europe and different areas, and in step with that, the US market will get simply 125 extra from the ultimate batch.
Polestar began as Volvo’s efficiency model, and the Polestar 1 design is definitely based mostly on the 2013 Volvo Concept Coupe. With all that energy and the smart-looking carbon fiber physique, it could hit 60 MPH from a standing begin in simply 4.2 seconds. On the identical time, the 34kWh battery enables you to commute to work or seize groceries with out utilizing a drop of fuel.
Polestar will solely manufacture EVs any more, so the Polestar 1 might be a singular mannequin within the lineup. When you’re concerned about shopping for one, you may be a part of the queue on the firm’s website, offered you’re keen to pay a cool $156,500. Primarily based on the rarity, although, the Polestar 1 is more likely to maintain that worth as a collector automotive, after which some.