Polestar has opened the order books for its new Tesla Mannequin Y rival.
Dubbed the Polestar 4, the medium sized SUV is priced from about $89,000 drive-away and is because of hit Aussie roads from August this 12 months.
The svelte trying SUV prices about $18,000 greater than the most affordable Mannequin Y.
In contrast to the Tesla, Polestar isn’t providing a less expensive model with a smaller battery and shorter driving vary, as a substitute solely promoting Lengthy Vary examples. A Mannequin Y Lengthy Vary prices about $84,500 drive-away.
All 4s are fitted with a monster 100kWh battery that delivers 610km of driving vary within the single motor model and 580km within the potent twin motor variant.
Single motor variations ship 200kW and 343Nm to the rear wheels and might full the benchmark 0-100km dash in a claimed 7.1 seconds.
Twin motor examples price an additional $10,000 and produce all-wheel drive and enhance outputs to 400kW and 686Nm. The additional grunt drops the 0-100km/h time to three.8 seconds.
Towing capability is boosted from 1500kg within the single motor model to 2000kg for all wheel drive automobiles.
All 4s have energy adjustable seats which can be heated within the entrance row and wrapped in a tough sporting fake leather-based created from sustainable sources.
There are the selection of 20- to 22-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, LED head and tail lights and a mass of energetic security tech.
An enormous 15.4-inch central show is powered by a Google working system and comes with a variety of apps together with Google Maps, YouTube, Spotify, Waze and has an in-built dashcam. It could actually additionally run Apple CarPlay and is paired with a ten.2-inch absolutely digital driver show.
Homeowners can entry the automobiles with an NFC key card, a digital key or a traditional key fob and the software program may be up to date over the air identical to a smartphone.
Prospects wanting extra can choose various non-obligatory packs.
An $8000 Plus Pack comes with fascinating gadgets similar to a head-up show that tasks important data similar to travelling velocity and security alerts onto the windscreen in entrance of the motive force. It additionally features a premium Harman and Kardon stereo, fingers free energy tailgate, heated rear window seats and reclining rear seats.
A small rear mounted display to regulate infotainment and again seat local weather within the pack and it additionally boosts AC charging skill to 22kW.
A $2500 Professional Pack provides 21-inch alloy-wheels and a gold stripe on the seatbelts.
Twin motor variants patrons can add a $7200 Efficiency Pack. This provides 22-inch wheels, Brembo brakes for elevated stopping energy and electronically adjustable suspension.
Polestar additionally costs $550 for a charging cable that’s appropriate with a house or public AC wallbox charger.