Performance

The specifications

If Newton metres, kilowatts, and McPherson struts hold no secrets, a straightforward list of specifications says all about the Polestar 2's performance. So, to cut a long story short, here are all the relevant facts, figures and features organized in one practical overview.

If Newton metres, kilowatts, and McPherson struts hold no secrets, a straightforward list of specifications says all about the Polestar 2's performance. So, to cut a long story short, here are all the relevant facts, figures and features organized in one practical overview.

Drivetrain

Motors

Dual 150 kW electric motors (front & rear axle)

Power

300 kW/408 hp

Torque

660 Nm

Drive

All-wheel drive, computer-controlled power delivery

Acceleration

0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds

Top speed

204 km/h

Control

One-pedal drive, where releasing the accelerator slows the car down, or classic two-pedal control

Chassis

Front suspension

McPherson struts, single flow valve dampers

Rear suspension

Multi-link, single flow valve dampers

Structure

Steel monocoque with high torsional stiffness and 50/50 weight distribution

Steering

Driver-adjustable power steering, rack and pinion

Wheels

19” or 20” diamond-cut alloys

Tires

245/45/19 or 244/40/20 Michelin, Continental, or Pirelli, specifically developed for the Polestar 2

Braking systems

Brake discs

345x30 mm (front) and 320x20 (rear) ventilated discs

Calipers

2 piston aluminium

Motor braking

Regenerative, using the electric motors to slow the car down and recharge the battery

Safety systems

Brake support: moves the brake pads closer to the discs if the system senses rapid deceleration. Emergency braking: applies full braking power when the pedal isn't pressed hard enough

Battery

Layout

27 modules, arranged for optimal weight distribution and interior room

Type

Lithium-ion

Capacity

78 kWh

Charging

AC and DC, up to 150 kW

Range

470 kilometres miles on a full charge (WLTP)

Performance pack (optional)

Suspension

Öhlins Dual Flow Valve dampers with 22 settings

Brakes

Brembo, 375x35 ventilated, drilled discs and 4 piston monoblock aluminium calipers

Wheels

20” forged alloy performance wheels

Tires

245/40/20 Continental Sport Contact 6

How performance works in everyday driving

660 Nm of torque. Added torsional stiffness. 4-piston disc brakes. Find out how these performance specs help you on your daily commute.

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