Swedish automaker Polestar has unveiled the Polestar 4, a brand new high-performance electrical coupe SUV that mixes aerodynamics and spaciousness whereas prioritizing rear occupant consolation. The design consists of key components from Polestar’s earlier idea vehicles, primarily the absence of a rear window.
Constructed on the premium Sustainable Expertise Structure (SEA) developed by Geely Holding, Polestar 4 is a D-segment SUV coupé with a big physique and lengthy, 2,999 mm wheelbase. General size is 4,839 mm, width is 2,139 mm and top is 1,544 mm. The ensuing beneficiant inside proportions are particularly evident within the rear, the place occupants are cocooned in an intimate surroundings, with reclining seats. Adjustable ambient lighting that provides an additional dimension to the inside, impressed by the photo voltaic system, permits the driving force to customize the driving surroundings.
The usual full-length glass roof is on the market with elective electrochromic performance, permitting for opaque or clear execution relying on the temper. Because of the elimination of the rear window, the glass roof stretches past the rear occupants’ heads, creating a very distinctive inside atmosphere. A secondary media and local weather management display screen is mounted between the entrance seats to allow rear occupant management.
The rear-view mirror is changed by a high-definition display screen that exhibits a real-time feed from a roof-mounted rear digital camera – enabling a far wider area of view than what will be skilled in most fashionable vehicles. The digital feed will be deactivated to permit drivers to as a substitute see rear occupants if wanted.
The inside and its supplies have been designed across the theme of ‘tender tech’, drawing inspiration from the style and sportswear industries. Color and materials decisions for Polestar 4 discover new executions for Polestar – together with new exterior colors Storm and Electron, and a singular new inside color, Mist.
A mono-material method, first offered within the Polestar electrical roadster idea in 2022, is utilized to inside supplies, the place all layers of sure elements are produced from the identical base materials. This enables them to be recycled extra successfully and effectively by eliminating the necessity for incompatible supplies to be separated earlier than recycling.
New inside supplies embody a tailor-made knit textile which consists of 100% recycled PET, together with bio-attributed MicroTech vinyl and animal welfare-secured Nappa leather-based upholsteries.
The automotive is on the market in dual- and single-engine variations, with the quickest mannequin going can speed up from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds. Single-engine variations could have rear-wheel drive. The long-range twin-engine has an output of 400 kW (544 hp), 686 Nm, and a variety of 560 km.
Lastly, Polestar 4 consists of superior security options, resembling a driver monitoring digital camera to detect driver fatigue or attainable incapacity to drive, and Mobileye’s SuperVision superior help system.
Manufacturing in China is scheduled to start in November 2023, with a launch within the nation by the top of the yr. In distinction, large-scale launch in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific is scheduled for early 2024. In line with the non-final worth listing Polestar 4 will begin at a worth of €60,000/$60,000/£55,000.