After releasing its dual-engine variant late last year, Polestar announced on Wednesday that the 270-mile, single-engine version of the Polestar 2 EV is now available for sale in the US.
Starting at $45,900-$33,400 after federal and state incentives – the single-engine Polestar 2 is $4,000 cheaper than its all-wheel-drive sibling (which starts at $51,200), plus an extra 16 miles for 249 miles on four wheels provides mileage. Other than the number of electric motors mounted on their axles, both are functionally identical.
“All Polestar 2 variants demonstrate the brand’s leadership in cutting-edge technology with Google’s infotainment system, durable premium materials and unique, avant-garde design,” said Gregor Hembro, Polestar Head of North America. press statement. A $4,000 “Plus” upgrade and a $3,200 “Pilot” sensors and safety package are also available for both powertrain configurations.
Those who wish to stay with their local petrochemicals group can schedule a test drive through the Polestar 2 configuration site or through one of the company’s physical retail stores in major US cities.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Engadget.