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Polestar 3 will be more luxurious and sporty than the XC90

Polestar 3 will be more luxurious and sporty than the XC90

The Polestar 3 is based on the next generation Volvo XC90, but it will be more sporty and luxurious. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath is now revealing more details about the new car.

The Polestar 3 will be sportier than the Volvo XC90. /// Illustration: Larson Design

In an interview with Car driver Thomas Ingenlath tells more about the Polestar 3 electric car than was previously known.

The Polestar 3 will be manufactured at the same plant in the US as the next-generation Volvo XC90 and shares the bottom plate. But the Polestar 3 will not be practically oriented, it will be more luxurious and sporty. Unlike the XC90, the Polestar 3 doesn’t get a third row of seats.

The second line really gets a sense of luxury, says Car & Driver CEO Thomas Ingenlatt.

Polestar 3 will contain Sloped roof line from Volvo brother.

– I don’t mind three rows of seats per se. Having two rows gives the car the opportunity to give the car an aerodynamic roofline, and gives the opportunity to emphasize the space between the first and second rows, really giving the second row a feeling of luxury, says Thomas Ingenlath, who has a background as lead designer at Volvo.

A previously released Polestar 3 teaser image shows the roofline

Four-wheel drive and rear

Volvo XC90 is just coming It is made with all-wheel drive, while the Polestar 3 is all-wheel drive and rear wheel drive. The top version has more power than the XC90.

There are many people who do not need four-wheel drive. In Norway or Austria we will always sell more SUVs. But in China or the United States, many are happy with a single engine, he told Ingenlath Car & Driver.

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The Polestar Precept concept car.

After Polestar 3 comes that car Which today is called the Precept and which is becoming less associated with Volvo models. Separately from the interview with C&D, Polestar now announces that much of the development work will take place in the UK. There, about 500 employees will work in cooperation with their colleagues in Gothenburg.

The use of electricity is a defining moment in the history of automobiles. The combination of British engineering talent and Swedish expertise will ensure our cars are among the best performing and most sustainable cars on the road, CEO Thomas Enginlath says in a statement.

Polestar 3 looks attractive!

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