As we never tire of saying, the Polestar 1 was highly anticipated. A select few had been given the opportunity to experience our electric performance hybrid. They were limited to our proving ground situated in Hällered, a quiet spot in western Sweden, far from prying eyes. But how to introduce Polestar 1 to the world, and give those other would-be drivers a few minutes behind the wheel?
The answer came in the form of test drive events, arranged in different parts of the world: the postcard-perfect Northern California coast, the storied avenues of Florence, and the mountain roads of Chengdu, each location serving as a nexus for local journalists to take our electric performance hybrid for a spin.
Read their impressions above.
The Polestar Design Contest features a truly expert jury. Polestar Head of Design Maximilian Missoni, Senior Design Manager Juan Pablo Bernal and Car Design Research Director Sam Livingstone are the ones who will evaluate every submission, pore over every detail, and ultimately determine the winners of the contest.
In May of 2021, Sydney’s Paramount House Hotel was the site of an unlikely assembly: a robotics engineer-turned-experimental musician, a surfboard shaper, an indigenous culture advocate, an electric performance car brand, and a host of other artists, creatives, and brands.