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Polestar 2 EV gains new single-motor base model

The new variant should pack a longer 260-mile range, and Polestar is offering a new heat pump, too.

Daniel Golson
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There's a new single-motor base version of the Polestar 2 EV.

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It has one 231-hp motor but the same 78-kWh battery pack as the existing dual-motor car.

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Polestar says the single-motor 2 will have a longer range of about 260 miles.

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The interior is pretty much the same, with even the new cheap model getting an 11-inch touchscreen running Google's Android Automotive OS.

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There are sweet new embossed textile seats, though.

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The base Polestar 2 also has cool hexagonal interior trim.

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Polestar also introduced a cheaper dual-motor version of the 2, which comes with fewer standard features.

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There are new option packages for both the single- and dual-motor Polestar 2s.

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Polestar hasn't announced pricing for the updated lineup yet, but each version will be out later this year.

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Keep scrolling or swiping for more on the updated Polestar 2.

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