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  • All-Electric Car Polestar 2 - Volvo and Google released a competitor Tesla Model 3

    Volvo in the framework of the brand Polestar presented its first all-electric car Polestar 2, declared as a competitor Model 3 from Tesla Elon Musk. A sedan is developed in cooperation with Google — it uses a special version of the Android operating system with integrated services of the search giant.

    Polestar 2

    Polestar 2 equipped with two electric motors 300 kW (about 408 horsepower), which give 660 N·m of torque. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph (almost 100 km/h) takes less than 5 seconds. Battery capacity is 78 kWh, which, according to the manufacturer, enough for a cruising range of 440 km. For comparison, Tesla Model 3 at a price of $42 900 has rear-wheel drive and a range of 420 km. More "Tesla" for $70,000 coming with all-wheel drive, a power reserve of 500 km and acceleration to "hundreds" of 3.5 seconds

    Polestar 2

    Polestar 2

    The engine start button is integrated directly with the driver's seat. Thus, the car is automatically started when the owner gets into it. The control is carried out through an 11-inch touch screen, which displays data about the electric car and integrated Google services: Google Maps, Google Play Music and Google Assistant with voice control. Supports connecting Android and iOS devices. In addition, it acts as a smartphone Bluetooth-key to open Polestar 2.

    Polestar 2

    The start of production of Polestar 2 is planned for 2020. Within 12 months, only the Launch Edition with all-wheel drive at a price of $63,000 will be available. Subsequently, the price of the car will drop to $45 000 for the basic equipment. You can buy an electric car through the official website of the company in China, USA, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Belgium.

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