Volvo’s Polestar has officially announced Canadian pricing for the Polestar 2 model.
“We are proud to offer a premium electric vehicle at such a competitive price – the combination of which we feel has a great opportunity in the Canadian marketplace,” said Hugues Bissonette, Head of Polestar Canada. “Based on the extremely positive reaction from the market, we expect strong sales throughout Canada.”
The Polestar 2 has two electric motors and a 78 kWh battery with a range of up to around 500 km. There is also an all-wheel-drive electric powertrain that produces 300 kW (about 408 hp) and 600 Nm (487 lb-ft).
The vehicle’s infotainment system is the first one to be running Android Automotive (which is different than the phone-based Android Auto).
The 2021 Polestar 2 will start at $69,900 CAD ($59,900 USD) for the Launch Edition.
Some optional paid upgrades include:
- Performance Pack: $6,000 CAD
- Nappa Leather Interior: $5,000 CAD
- 20-Inch Alloy Wheels: $1,200 CAD
- Metallic Paint Colors: $1,200 CAD
The company will be opening retail showrooms called Polestar Spaces in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. From there, customers will be able to talk to Polestar specialists about the vehicle and test drives.
The Polestar 2 is available to purchase from Polestar.com with deliveries beginning in the summer with a $1,500 deposit.