Polestar To Launch In America Mid-2019

Polestar has announced the first markets it intends to hit – and the US is at the top of the list.

The electrified performance brand is set to open Polestar Spaces (its term for showrooms) sometime in the middle of 2019 in the United States, China, and four European countries: Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, and Germany. Additional markets are slated to be announced “at a later date.”

The automaker has been receiving expressions of interest – at a rate as high as one per minute on launch day this past October – before officially opening the order books early in the new year ahead.

Production is set to commence around the same time as the showrooms open a year and a half from now, at the factory currently being constructed in China. The Polestar 1 will be the first in a series of products the company will offer through a subscription model that will draw on the expertise that its sister company will glean from its similar Care by Volvo program.

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  • Interesting that they skip UK and Sweden first.

  • Bo Hanan

    This car will fail. Mostly because who knows what the hell Polestar is? It should have stayed with Volvo. And the design is almost 5 years old and the car hasn’t arrived yet. And it doesn’t help that the 90 sedan is already out and aging quickly. All the hype isn’t helping either.

    • Nordschleife

      And sadly I want it to so that Volvo can see the mistake it made by trying to use its model as a spin off for Polestar. I love how AMG was brought in house yet Polestar and Volvo for that matter think they can spin off a car which clearly looks like a Volvo still. I would like to make horrible decisions and keep my job.

  • Enter Ranting

    Aren’t they only producing 500 of these a year? How are they going to satisfy even a tiny portion of the global demand?

  • Shane

    The child in me thinks “your mom’s a polestar”.

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