The fourth Polestar model, derived from the Volvo electric car, intended to be a rival to the Tesla Model Y SUV, is scheduled to make its world debut in China next week.
He Electric car 2024 Polestar 4 has been teased, ahead of its world premiere at the Shanghai Motor Show on Tuesday 18 April, and its arrival in Australia next year.
Hewill be the The fourth model from the endorsed electric vehicle maker, as the name suggests, and it comes as a midsize SUV to challenge a Tesla Model Y, Genesis GV60, or Kia EV6.
However, spy photos show the newIt will be closer to a hatchback or liftback sedan, with a raked roofline similar to a Kia Stinger or Audi A5, and similar ground clearance to traditional sedans and wagons.
A teaser image posted by Polestar shows that the new electric car may adopt matrix LED headlight technology similar to other cars in the company’s model range.
The new Polestar 4 is expected to ride on the foundation of a dedicated electric car shared with other cars under the umbrella of parent company and Chinese auto giant Geely.
Polestar has yet to state whether it will use a smaller version of the ‘SPA2’ chassis of the Polestar 3 large electric SUV, or the ‘SEA’ architecture under other Geely group cars.
The automaker says the Polestar 4 is the “fastest Polestar production car to date.” It’s unclear if the company is referring to top speed, acceleration, or another performance metric.
The new model is expected to sit between the 4,606mm-long Polestar 2 and the 4,900mm-long Polestar 3 in terms of dimensions, to create a rival for the 4,751mm-long Tesla Model Y.
Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath told the UK Car magazine in 2022, the company aims to price the Polestar 4 from approximately €55,000 (AU90,000), just above the €48,990 (AU80,000) of the Polestar 2 Standard Range Single Motor sedan.
He 2024 polar star 4 it will be unveiled next week, on Tuesday, April 18, at the Shanghai Auto Show. The first arrivals in Australian showrooms are expected next year.
Polestar range photo credit: Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath at.