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476-hp Polestar 2 prototype storms the Goodwood Festival of Speed

While Polestar doesn't say anything about a potential production version, it sure seems possible.

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Daniel Golson
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Polestar debuted a new high-performance prototype based on the 2 EV at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Nicknamed Beast, the new Polestar 2 has 476 horsepower, a 68-hp increase over the standard car.

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There are stiffer springs and new three-way Ohlins dampers.

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It also gets the carbon-fiber front strut bar from the Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered and a custom rear strut bar.

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Both the front and rear tracks have been widened.

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Other upgrades include the 6-piston Akebono front brakes and 21-inch wheels from the Polestar 1.

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Visual differences include a body colored front grille, a central racing stripe, and a new front lip, side skirts and rear diffuser.

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Polestar chassis engineer Joakim Rydholm will drive the prototype up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Polestar isn't saying anything yet about whether this 2 could enter production, but it sure seems possible.

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