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Polestar 1 hits the track to work on its reflexes

Verification prototypes of the 600-horsepower Polestar 1 get suspension, steering and torque vectoring refinements in Sweden.

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Jon Wong was a reviews editor for CNET Cars. He test drove and wrote about new cars and oversaw coverage of automotive accessories and garage gear. In his spare time, he enjoys track days, caring for his fleet of old Japanese cars and searching for the next one to add to his garage.
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1 of 5 Polestar

Dynamic testing in Sweden for the Polestar 1 has testers evaluating steering, suspension and torque vectoring calibrations.

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2 of 5 Polestar

Prior to hitting the track, the Polestar 1 is tested to make sure all the systems are calibrated correctly.

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3 of 5 Polestar

Once out on the track, a handling course lets test drivers evaluate steering behavior and overall grip of the 600-horsepower hybrid coupe.

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4 of 5 Polestar

High-speed runs on a banked oval are also part of the dynamic evaluation of the Polestar 1. 

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5 of 5 Polestar

Following dynamic testing, assembly of the final prototype versions of the Polestar 1 will begin in China.

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