The analog Tesla Model 3 from Volvo: specifications and photo

In 2017, it became known that the Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is going to compete with Tesla. The first step towards this was the release of a hybrid car Polestar 1, which has not gained popularity due to the high cost. Subsequently, the company decided to release a fully electric version of Polestar 2, which is positioned as a competitor to Tesla Model 3 , she’d get about the same performance and cost.

Автомобиль Volvo Polestar 2

The design of the car is still kept secret, but thanks to the leaked Internet images of the operating system people already know his General shape. According to them, future buyers will find stylish fastback with four doors and maybe a translucent roof. While it is known only about the black version of the car, but in the future there are other color options.

Автомобиль Volvo Polestar 2

The software part will be based on the Android operating system and to work closely with the voice assistant Google Assistant. According to official figures, it will be constantly connected to the Internet and support the same services as Android smartphones. Applications can be downloaded through Google Play, so passengers can listen to music, watch movies and even chat with friends. It is noteworthy that the applications are configured so that they were easy to use on the big screen of the salon.

Система Android в автомобиле Polestar 2

5 facts about Tesla Model 3 competitor from Volvo:

  1. This is the first fully electric car from Polestar and Volvo;
  2. One battery charge is enough to cover approximately 482 km;
  3. The engine power of 400 horsepower;
  4. A software platform based on Android, but it’s not Android Auto;
  5. The car will be available for purchase and use by subscription.

It is already known that the production Polestar 2 was launched in December 2018. The company says that in the coming weeks, users will learn more details.

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