"It handles and rides with real sophistication…and just oozes cool.” Yes, that’s how we all feel about the Polestar 2. That should be shocking to none. It’s the embodiment of all our current ambitions. But when it comes to an objective look, we might be too close. We can’t see the forest for the golden brake callipers.
What we needed to hear was impartial, unbiased feedback. We needed to expose the Polestar 2 to objective scrutiny. Therefore, we sent out the signal, and invited the press to Hällered to drive a Polestar 2 prototype. Journalists from the UK, Germany, Norway, the US, and China braved the howling winds and shimmering sheets of rain which pass for autumn weather in Sweden to drive the Polestar 2. And what they had to say was a resounding confirmation of our own opinions. That opening quote, in fact, is not from someone here at Polestar, but comes courtesy of Top Gear. See a smattering of other quotes below, and click on said quotes to read the articles.
The Polestar Design Contest features a truly expert jury. Polestar Head of Design Maximilian Missoni, Senior Design Manager Juan Pablo Bernal and Car Design Research Director Sam Livingstone are the ones who will evaluate every submission, pore over every detail, and ultimately determine the winners of the contest.
In May of 2021, Sydney’s Paramount House Hotel was the site of an unlikely assembly: a robotics engineer-turned-experimental musician, a surfboard shaper, an indigenous culture advocate, an electric performance car brand, and a host of other artists, creatives, and brands.