Final build slots for Polestar 1 – the Polestar brand’s electric performance hybrid halo car – are now available. Produced in Polestar’s leading production facility in Chengdu, China, Polestar 1 will see the completion of its production run towards the end of 2021.
The Polestar 1 features 601 bhp and 738 lb ft of torque available from its hybrid powertrain. Electric first, the GT features two electric motors on the rear axle, complemented by a 2.0-litre supercharged and turbocharged petrol engine and integrated starter generator at the front. There is also a carbon fibre body, 6-piston Akebono brakes and adjustable Öhlins Dual Flow Valve dampers, and advanced features such as mechanical torque vectoring. With 34 kWh of battery capacity, Polestar 1 still boasts the longest pure-electric driving range of any hybrid – 124 km (about 77 miles, WLTP).