Prototype Polestar 5 Revealed
Polestar has revealed a development prototype of its Polestar 5 high-performance electric GT at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
A production evolution of the precept concept car first shown in 2020, the Polestar 5 combines low-volume performance car attributes with modern technological advancements.
The company’s research and development team has worked hard to design a unique bonded aluminium chassis, as well as a new, top-of-the-line electric powertrain.
“The new powertrain we are working on will set a new brand benchmark in our high-performing cars. Combining strong electric motor engineering ability with advances in light-weight platform technology is leading to truly stunning driver’s cars,” said Jörg Brandscheid, Polestar’s CTO and Head of R&D.
A new rear electric motor will provide superior output, along with 800-Volt architecture. Combined with a high-output front electric motor, the complete dual-motor powertrain aims to deliver 650 kW (884 hp) and 900 Nm.
“Polestar 5 is a company-defining project. Its progressive design and advanced engineering set the tone for Polestar’s future. We have great talent on board enabling us to create truly iconic EVs,” added Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO
Polestar’s YouTube documentary series shows how the company is transforming the Precept concept into the production Polestar 5 in a lot more detail than is usually revealed during a car project.
VIDEO: Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car | Episode 1: The concept
4 July 2022