Polestar 1 special edition is a truly golden halo car

Polestar 1 special edition is a truly golden halo car

20.04.2021: Polestar has revealed a special version of the Polestar 1 electric performance hybrid that will reach end of production later this year. “It’s hard to believe that our beautiful halo car comes to the end of its production life later this year,” com

Polestar has revealed a special version of the Polestar 1 electric performance hybrid that will reach end of production later this year.



“It’s hard to believe that our beautiful halo car comes to the end of its production life later this year,” comments Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO. “We pushed boundaries with this car, not only in terms of engineering but also in its design and execution. Polestar 1 set the tone for our brand and its genes are evident in Polestar 2 – as they will be in our future cars to come.”



A technical tour de force, the electric performance hybrid has a light-weight body made from carbon fibre reinforced polymer, twin rear electric motors with genuine torque vectoring and high-performance components like Akebono brakes and adjustable Öhlins dampers.



With a combined power output of 609 hp and 1,000 Nm of torque, and a purely electric driving range of 124 km (WLTP) – still the longest of any hybrid car in the world – Polestar 1 is a performance car that can be driven as a full EV in daily use, doubling as a great long-distance GT at any moment.



“This car was not designed to fit into a box,” elaborates Thomas Ingenlath. “We didn’t design it to compete with other cars, and neither did we design it to suit a specific target customer. Polestar 1 was about pushing our own boundaries, exploring a new era for Polestar and launching the brand with a strong statement – and it’s done a great job of capturing the hearts and minds of fans, press and the lucky customers who own one.”



A limited number of build slots remain for final 2021 production. The new special edition features a bespoke matte gold exterior paint job with matching callipers and black wheels. Inside, colour-matched gold stitching gives the interior an even more unique feel. A maximum of 25 will be built.




Polestar also photos

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/polestar-1-special-edition-golden-halo-car---222020.html

20.04.2021 / MaP

More News

Audi A6 e-tron concept, the next e-volution
20.04.2021
Audi presents fully electric luxury-class Sportback concept car        New technology platform: Premium Platform Electric (PPE) beginning in 2022        Fast charging with 270 kW – range of more than 700 km more >>
Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport RS – A tyre fit for the most demanding supercars
19.04.2021
When you create a road-going hypercar that pushes the limits of what's possible, you need a tyre that's up to the task.That's the challenge faced by Brabham Automotive as it introduces the Brabham BT62R, a road-going version of its blisteringly fast BT62. The BT62 is a million-dollar, 710PS machine that won the first endurance race it took part in — while r more >>
M xDrive makes its debut in the BMW M3 and BMW M4.
19.04.2021
High performance with added variety:   Bespoke M all-wheel-drive system for the new BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M4 Competition Coupé takes dynamics, agility and precision up another notch. Launch of the add more >>
JBR Capital presents the top 10 most-financed prestige and performance cars
18.04.2021
    Unprecedented demand resulted in a record month for leading finance provider JBR Capital    It reveals the top 10 hottest cars according to its records for March, with models including the Ferrari 488 GTB and McLaren 570S pr more >>
Electrogenic creates two ‘World First’ electrified classics
18.04.2021
    Leader in electric classic car technology and integration, Electrogenic, electrifies a Triumph Stag and a Morgan 4/4 for its customers    1976 Triumph Stag conversion is ‘world first’ Stag to receive an EV conversion    1957 Morgan 4/4 is believed to be the first professionally convert more >>
World premiere of the VW ID.61 -E-offensive in China continues to gain momentum
18.04.2021
Fully electric family SUV unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021  Regionalisation of the Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB): First model of the ID. family developed specifically for a single market  ID.6 has up to seven seats and provides power in proportion with 4MOTION drive and 225 kW in the top of the range version more >>
MG offers additional £750 incentive for electric car newcomers
17.04.2021
    Test drive a new electric MG and get £750 off    10-day test drive event allows no-obligation road tests for potential EV converts    Simply book a test drive and download the voucher    Almost a third of new MGs sold so far in 2021 are pure electric  &nb more >>
The link between Black Sabbath and Automobili Lamborghini
16.04.2021
- Rock legend Tony Iommi shares his passion for super sports cars from Sant’Agata BologneseTony Iommi, guitarist and king of riffs with legendary ‘monsters of rock’ Black Sabbath, has deepened his life-long passion for Lamborghini by a more >>
Lucidity Introduces Award-Winning LED Rear Combination Lamp
15.04.2021
... Featuring 2 Cutting-Edge Optical Technology For A Bright And Safe Driving Experience  Lucidity is a leading lighting manufacturer that provides extensive vehicle lighting product lines and t more >>
Rotary Power Develops Motor for All-terrain Vehicle in British triumph
15.04.2021
- Rotary Power has collaborated with Agile Vehicle Technologies to develop a motor for the first of its kind, allterrain vehicle- Agile Vehicle Technology’s all-terrain vehicle in West Kalimantan more >>
Vredestein Ultrac Vorti+ and Ultrac Vorti R+ high-performance tyres improvements
15.04.2021
Improved handling and lower rolling resistance from new Vredestein Ultrac Vorti+ and Ultrac Vorti R+ high-performance tyres    Optimised for larger wheels (18- to 22-inches), the new summer tyres are ideal for premium SUVs, hig more >>
Hyundai Motor to Unveil The All-New KONA N at ‘N Day’ Digital Event - livestream
15.04.2021
    The all-new KONA N, a performance SUV, makes its world premiere at the Hyundai N Day digital event on April 27, 2021    Hyundai Motor will share the brand’s philosophy, new brand claim and future e-performance direction more >>
Ford SA Celebrates Global Mustang Day, Honours Carroll Shelby for 55 years of Supercharged Shelby Mustangs
15.04.2021
•    Ford South Africa celebrates 55th anniversary of first supercharged Shelby Mustang•    The extremely rare Mustang was capable of 0-100km/h in under six seconds and a top speed over 240km/h•    Ford Mustang is the world’s best-selling sports car and holds 90 percent segment share in South more >>
New SEAT Ibiza: refreshed and ready to deliver more excitement to the urban segment
15.04.2021
    The SEAT Ibiza’s exterior look is updated, now including 100% LED headlights as standard, as well as the model’s name embossed in handwriting       SEAT adds an interior design revolution to its ic more >>
New SEAT Arona: revamped with a more rugged look and a completely new interior design
15.04.2021
    The urban SUVs exterior character is updated - especially with the new Xperience trim - to give it an increased off-road aesthetic, making it feel more robust and safer    The new SEAT Arona’s interior design has been revolutionised, bringing a modern, digital design language, with newly designed and illuminated air vents a more >>
Rising fuel prices, costlier conventional vehicles drive CNG car sales in India, says GlobalData
15.04.2021
Following the news that Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold over 157,000 factory-fitted CNG vehicles in FY2020-21;Bakar Sadik Agwan, Senior Automotive Consulting Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: more >>
Softing Issues an Invitation to the Virtual “Softing Automotive Convention”
15.04.2021
Following a successful digital event premiere last fall, Softing is issuing an invitation for a second virtualevent, the “Softing Automotive Convention” on May 5 and 6, 2021.Visitors c more >>
Honda Offers First Look at All-New 11th Generation Civic Sedan
15.04.2021
    Inside and out, all-new Civic is a modern expression of Honda's human-centered design philosophy    2022 Civic Sedan readied for mass production at Honda plant in Canada    Popular Civic Tour returns for 20th anniversary of the concert series    More information, specs and assets coming A more >>
#Focu5on: 5 things you don’t know about Lamborghini Ad Personam
14.04.2021
Ad Personam is the exclusive program that Lamborghini offers to customers who want to customize their car in line with their personality.It is a unique customization program that gives shape to every desire through the choice of infinite combinations, from colors to materials, from the seat logo sewn by hand rather than printed, to the initials embroider more >>
FPT Industrial engines at your fingertips away - Introducing the MyFPT App
14.04.2021
For all FPT Industrial engine users, and there are millions all over the world, great news is on the way: it’s called MyFPT and it is the smartphone application that not only places all the data, user's manuals and service schedules for FPT Industrial engines and machinery equipped with the brand's engines, literally in the hands of the user, but it also provides the operating statu more >>
Asahi Kasei Europe uniting sales, marketing and R&D activities at Düsseldorf Harbour
13.04.2021
On 16th November 2020 Asahi Kasei Europe started office operation at its new location at Düsseldorf Harbour, Germany. In March 2021, the Asahi Kasei Europe R&D Center relocated from Dormagen to the new location. By uniting E more >>
Yamaha Motor Begins Accepting Orders for Prototype Hyper-EV Electric Motor Development
12.04.2021
Yamaha Motor announced today that it has developed an electric motor reaching the industry's highest class in output density. This unit is aimed at use in hyper-EV models and other offerings in the high-output mobility segment. Yamaha will begin accepting orders for prototype developmen more >>
Lexus to unveil new ES at Auto Shanghai 2021
12.04.2021
.... on April 19th 2021Lexus plans to hold the world premiere of the new Lexus ES at Auto Shanghai 2021, which opens on April 19 in Shanghai, China.       - Lexus also photo more >>
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport conquers the Witteberg Mountains
12.04.2021
•    Brand ambassador still convinced Pajero Sport is the pick of the bunch•    Outstanding capabilities proven on notorious Moolmanshoek 4x4 trails•    Excellent all-round package suitable for a number of applications more >>
The MG Cyberster - first official pictures released
10.04.2021
    First official photographs of MG Cyberster concept revealed       Two-seater to be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show later this month    Stunning convertible shape recalls classic MG roadst more >>
First Look Inside Elon Musk's Underground Transportation System Beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center
10.04.2021
Today, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) provided a first look inside Elon Musk's innovative underground transportation system located beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) campus. The first-of-its-kind transportation solution, more >>
New sporting spirit for Skoda Octavia with the introduction of a SportLine model
10.04.2021
    Black exterior detailing and sports interior    Available in diesel, petrol engines, mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid    Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) and numerous assistance systems available more >>
CUPRA brings the thrill of the Clásico to CASA SEAT
09.04.2021
Inspiring the world from Barcelona     FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman’s press conference was held in the iconic building    Koeman: It's been a pleasure, I felt very welcomed. Change more >>
FAW Trucks dominates sales in Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) sector
09.04.2021
•    FAW 8.140FL 5-tonne and 15.180FL 8-tonne trucks drive sales in HCV segment•    Upgrade to models expected in second quarter of 2021FAW Trucks achieved a significant milestone more >>
CUPRA expands its Tribe in the world of padel
09.04.2021
Doubles its commitment to padel with four new players    Agustín Tapia, Federico Chingotto, Juan Tello and Paula Josemaría join the brand    CUPRA strengthens its involvement in padel more >>
Zenvo Automotive reopens Danish headquarters following refurbishment and upgrades
09.04.2021
    Zenvo’s iconic manufactory is now open and boasting an upgraded, bespoke dyno room, in-house joint paint and interiors offering, following extensive works       The upgrades support a long-term vis more >>
Rohde & Schwarz announces new IEEE 802.3ch MultiGBASE-T1 Automotive Ethernet standard compliance test solution
09.04.2021
The new K88 option for R&S RTO and R&S RTP oscilloscopes from Rohde & Schwarz enables compliance testing on the next evolution of the automotive Ethernet standard. The new IEEE 802.3ch standard addresses the need for high speed networking and data transfers within the car. With the K88 software option, Rohde & Schwarz continues to lead the way as the test and measurement supplie more >>
Citroën has you covered – eight-year/100,000 mile Assistance for all new electric and hybrid models
09.04.2021
   All Citroën Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) models benefit from Assistance cover for eight-years/100,000 miles.       Comprehensive plan includes roadside assistance an more >>
Ford Adds Eye-catching Style and Personality to Segment-leading EcoSport
08.04.2021
    Ford EcoSport Black added to EcoSport line-up    Exclusive, dynamic appearance with black treatment for the grille, front skid plate, roof, integrated roof rails, bonnet and side decals, 16-inch alloy wheels and spare wheel cover    Based on Ambiente model, EcoSport Black is powered by 1.5-litre three-c more >>
Datawise’s New Nanoimprint Solution, Making Nano-patterns Adoption Easier For More Industry Applications
08.04.2021
Datawise Technology Co., Ltd. is a leading nanotechnology company that facilitates semiconductor companies with system integration services including master-mold fabrication for nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and IC production. more >>
UK Summer sporting events support Covid certification review
08.04.2021
Below copy of a letter that Silverstone has been a signatory on and that has, today, been distributed to Boris Johnson MP, Keir Starmer MP, Ian Blackford MP, Ed Davey MP and Liz Saville-Roberts MP.  Boris Johnson MPKeir Starmer MPIan Blackford MPEd D more >>
All-new McLaren Artura High-Performance Hybrid powertrain sets new supercar standards
08.04.2021
 amplifies McLaren driving     High-Performance Hybrid powertrain of McLaren Artura sets new standards for the supercar sector    All-new, ultra-compact 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine with more >>
Renault colours the world
08.04.2021
The figures are relentless! Despite an increasingly wide range of body colours, it is the so-called ’neutral’ colours such as white, black, and gray that are by far the most popular for new car buyers. In this context, Renault is the brand that puts the most colours on the road in Europe. François Farion, Renault’s Director more >>
Stellantis: 2020 CSR Disclosures Are Available
08.04.2021
Further to the creation of Stellantis N.V. through the closing of the cross-border legal merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) and Peugeot S.A. (PSA) on January 16, 2021, the following documents are the CSR disclosures of the legacy operations of FCA and PSA for the year ended December 31, 2020. more >>
2001-2021 copyright automobilsport.com