X

The Polestar 1 looks familiar in all the right ways

The Polestar 1 is as much a throwback Volvo as it is a vision of the future. Somehow, it accomplishes both goals.

Tim_Stevens.jpg
Tim_Stevens.jpg
Tim Stevens
2020 Polestar 1
1 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

This is the Polestar 1!

2020 Polestar 1
2 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

Yes, some of these styling cues may look distinctly Volvo-esque, but this is actually the first car from Volvo's electric spin-off.

2020 Polestar 1
3 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

And, as you can tell by what's written on the door, this one ain't going to be slow -- 600 horsepower!

2020 Polestar 1
4 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

And some absolutely stunning styling, reminiscent of the Volvo P1800 coupe.

2020 Polestar 1
5 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

Interior? Yeah, that looks familiar too. 

2020 Polestar 1
6 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

This Sensus infotainment system is straight out of an XC90. 

2020 Polestar 1
7 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

And the rear seats? Best for small bags. 

2020 Polestar 1
8 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

But the trunk points to the electrified nature of this thing, with two electric motors driving the rear wheels. 

2020 Polestar 1
9 of 41 Polestar

It's quite a special machine to drive, and the rear-wheel torque vectoring helps to make it handle even in slippery conditions. 

2020 Polestar 1
10 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

Fast car + empty road = happy driver!

2020 Polestar 1
11 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow

Click or scroll through to see more of the Polestar 1.

2020 Polestar 1
12 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
13 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
14 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
15 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
16 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
17 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
18 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
19 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
20 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
21 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
22 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
23 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
24 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
25 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
26 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
27 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
28 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
29 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
30 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
31 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
32 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
33 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
34 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
35 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
36 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
37 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
38 of 41 Tim Stevens/Roadshow
2020 Polestar 1
39 of 41 Polestar
2020 Polestar 1
40 of 41 Polestar
2020 Polestar 1
41 of 41 Polestar

More Galleries

Huge Historic Locomotives and More at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum
western-pacific-railroad-museum-1-of-49

Huge Historic Locomotives and More at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum

47 Photos
2023 Honda Accord Debuts New Look, Hybrid Updates
2023 Honda Accord Hybrid

2023 Honda Accord Debuts New Look, Hybrid Updates

69 Photos
2023's Best TV and Streaming Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More
mandalorian-3-social.png

2023's Best TV and Streaming Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

62 Photos
Hubble and James Webb Space Telescope Images Compared: See the Difference
james-webb-seq-00-14-05-10-still002

Hubble and James Webb Space Telescope Images Compared: See the Difference

12 Photos
OnePlus 11 Flaunts Its Curving Glass and Metal Body
Image showing a OnePlus phone

OnePlus 11 Flaunts Its Curving Glass and Metal Body

31 Photos
Harry Potter NYC in photos: A slice of Hogwarts tucked away in Manhattan
hp-nyc-store

Harry Potter NYC in photos: A slice of Hogwarts tucked away in Manhattan

24 Photos
See Samsung's Galaxy S23 Lineup
Samsung Galaxy S23

See Samsung's Galaxy S23 Lineup

10 Photos