Car software updates

Performance software upgrade

Enhance your car’s powertrain performance for an even more responsive driving experience. The performance software upgrade is available as a convenient over-the-air update for your Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor.

Enhance your car’s powertrain performance for an even more responsive driving experience. The performance software upgrade is available as a convenient over-the-air update for your Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor.

Exclusively for the Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor

  • 01.
    Extraordinary acceleration

    The performance software upgrade significantly increases the pedal map torque ramp rate, delivering more acceleration when you need it most. It boosts power when you accelerate between 44 and 80 mph and reduces 0–60 mph acceleration to just 4.2 seconds.

  • 02.
    Extra power

    The performance software boosts the electrical power output of the battery, increasing torque and power output from the electric motors over the complete RPM register. It raises the motors’ combined certified power output from 300 kW (402 bhp) to 350 kW (469 bhp), and increases torque from 660 to 680 Nm (487 to 502 lb-ft). 

  • 03.
    Easy to download

    The performance software upgrade is available via a simple over-the-air update to your Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor. You can buy it from the Polestar extras web shop.

  • 04.
    Stay sustainable

    The performance software upgrade does not affect Polestar 2’s energy consumption. The OTA installation is an efficient way to deliver enhanced performance using fewer resources.

Information stickers

When you order the performance software upgrade you will also receive new door stickers with updated power rating information, plus a rank mark sticker for your car’s front grid. Mounting instructions are included.

The performance software upgrade is available for customers with the Long range Dual motor version of the Polestar 2. If you are a lease customer, you need approval from the owner of the car before purchasing the software.*

Ready to buy?

​​Log in to your Polestar account and order from the Polestar Extras web shop.

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Good to know

Legal notice

You are responsible for taking any necessary measures following the download of the performance software upgrade, such as re-registration of the vehicle with local authorities (if applicable) and any related costs, like additional charging costs due to higher electrical consumption, increased insurance premiums, vehicle tax or any other taxes or fees. Please check our FAQ page for full details of what you need to do where you live.

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*If you are a lease customer, you need approval from the owner of the car before purchasing the software. You must also be aware that it is not possible to transfer the software to another vehicle. Please also note that you need to fulfill the agreed requirements of the owner of the vehicle when you return the vehicle at the end of the leasing period, and that you are liable for any potential fitment issues regarding thestickers and rank mark. Please also note that Polestar will inform the owner of the vehicle about the software download if it is requested by the owner.
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