Polestar 2 OTA Upgrade Unlocks 67 Extra Horsepower

We analyzed the Polestar 2 just recently (see the related one-way links down below) and had been pleasantly shocked by its abilities, array, and cost. With a new around-the-air software program update, the electrical auto is finding even additional effective and attractive, however, for now, this functionality-oriented update is only for chosen European markets. 

We are happy to report the Polestar 2 receives a healthier electric power increase with the new software package, an further 67 horsepower (50 kilowatts) and 25 pound-feet (20 Newton-meters) of torque, for a grand whole of 476 hp (350 kW) and 502 lb-ft (680 Nm) of electric powered twist. The best aspect is this is not just mirrored in the dry figures, as the motor vehicle now has a -62 miles for every hour (-100 kilometers) for each hour sprint time of 4.4 seconds.

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Polestar points out this is the to start with time it is implementing its tuning heritage to its individual electric powered autos, and the result is further electricity and torque offered as a boost function among 43 mph (70 kph) and 81 mph (130 kph). The enhanced efficiency computer software has presently been downloaded by in excess of 400 consumers in its to start with months of availability considering the fact that late November.

“The up grade highlights how linked systems can rework the connection a motor vehicle corporation has with its consumers,” Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO, reported. “The driving experience in Polestar 2 is a thing we are genuinely happy of. It is such a enjoyment automobile to travel by now, but with this upgrade we can offer even additional to our consumers who might be following a minor extra pleasure.”

The new OTA update is accessible for Polestar 2 proprietors as a software program obtain from the Polestar Extras webshop and is shipped solely remotely to the motor vehicle. There’s no details about upcoming about-the-air updates, even though we suspect this is just the starting for the Swedish electrical functionality brand name.