Polestar 2's 2024 Upgrade: Longer Range, Greater Efficiency, and Enhanced Performance
For the 2024 model year, Polestar has improved the range, efficiency and performance of Polestar 2 while simultaneously reducing its carbon footprint. Through hardware upgrades including larger batteries and new motors, Polestar 2 can now travel up to 22% further, consume up to 9% less energy, and charge up to 34% faster.
“We absolutely love Polestar 2 – such a stylish, fun car to drive. Our engineers have worked hard to integrate important upgrades that really enhance the overall package, and they’ve made it even better. We are proud to see we can do this without increasing its carbon footprint, but rather reducing it,” says Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO.
The Long range Single motor is now certified for up to 654 km WLTP, and maximum DC charging speed is now up to 205 kW for versions with a new 82 kWh battery. In addition to having more efficient motors, the Polestar 2 is also more fun to drive because of the shift of weight over the driven wheels, which improves power delivery.
As Polestar 2 deliveries began in 2020, its cradle-to-gate carbon footprint has been reduced. The result is a total CO2e reduction of 12%, or 3 tonnes, in 3 years. Some of the contributing factors include using low-carbon aluminium in wheels and battery tray, switching to renewable electricity in the factory, and improved battery chemistry for the latest MY24.
In addition to constantly improving performance, Polestar is relentless in turning every stone to reduce CO2 emissions simultaneously, which is one of Polestar's distinguishing characteristics.
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