In China on the background COVID-19 kicked off the release of the first car with Google Assistant

Firm Polestar has announced the build of its first electric car under the name of Polestar 2. And collect it at the Chinese factory of the Alliance Geely and Volvo, which is almost unaffected by the outbreak of coronavirus: the Swedes believe that they have saved thanks to the severe sanitation policies.

with the Chinese pipeline Project will supply electric hatchback in those markets, which already announced its sale. Among them about a dozen European countries, North America and, of course, China, but in China, Polestar 2 can be purchased in the least, whereas in Europe the reception of orders has already started.

Project 2

sales of Polestar 2 will begin with a special performance Launch Edition, priced a little more than 58 thousand euros. However, in February of last year, when the firm first revealed its electric pyatidverka, it was represented as a serious rival Tesla Model 3 including the reason for the low price: the base price Polestar 2 should be less than 40 thousand. Probably means a single-engine modification of the hatch, then as now the Assembly line go machine with two electric motors.

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Powerplant 2 Polestar develops 408 HP and 660 Nm of torque. This allows the car to gain the first 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds and a power reserve of electric cars thanks to a 78-kilowatt battery pack can reach 500 miles (by the way, in China it will sell modification with battery only 72 kWh). In addition, pyatidverka promised to match the Ohlins dampers and Brembo brakes.

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But the highlight of the electric car should become a new multimedia system Volvo on the Android operating system, which will automatically open the Polestar buyers 2 access to all Prefyonim Google services, including Google Maps, Google Play Store Assistant.

Text: Avtovesti