2024 Polestar 3 manufacturing commences in China

Swedish-Chinese language carmaker Polestar has formally began manufacturing of its Polestar 3 electrical SUV at its facility in Chengdu, China forward of the primary native arrivals in June this 12 months.

Extra manufacturing of the Polestar 3 is at the moment slated to start in South Carolina, USA in the midst of 2024. It’s price noting all Australian-specification fashions will solely be sourced from the Chinese language manufacturing unit.

Manufacturing of the Polestar 3, together with the associated Volvo EX90, had beforehand been pushed again a variety of occasions because of needing extra time for remaining software program improvement and testing.

Each electrical SUVs had been initially meant to enter manufacturing throughout the fourth quarter of 2023.

Though 2024 mannequin 12 months (MY24) examples of the Polestar 4 haven’t reached Australia but, pricing and specs for MY25 examples appeared on-line late final 12 months.

The knowledge, first revealed by business information Redbook, exhibits tweaked pricing for MY25 Polestar 3 fashions.

The entry-level Lengthy vary Twin motor will begin at $132,720 earlier than on-roads, which is $180 lower than MY24 pricing.

Spec adjustments are but to be confirmed, although Redbook’s spec sheets reveal the bottom mannequin will achieve energetic noise cancellation however lose rear privateness glass.

Polestar has beforehand confirmed the MY24 Polestar 3 will launch with the Plus pack and Pilot pack fitted as commonplace.

It has confirmed the Plus pack strikes to the choices checklist for MY25, however the Pilot pack stays commonplace match and a mysterious Professional pack is offered for $3200. It’s unclear what the latter consists of.

The Pilot pack in MY24 autos incorporates a head-up show, Pilot Help, and Park Help Pilot.

The Plus pack, in distinction, consists of the next:

  • 25-speaker 1610W Bowers & Wilkins sound system with Dolby Atmos
  • Comfortable-close doorways
  • Energy-adjustable steering column with profile reminiscence
  • Air high quality sensor and filter
  • MicroTech or wool upholstery
  • Repurposed aluminium trim
  • Heated wiper blades
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Infra-red windscreen
  • Rear cargo ground “lid in lid” with bag holder
  • 21-inch black diamond-cut wheels

As on the MY24, there’ll proceed to be a separate Pilot Pack with LiDAR that prices $7500 and provides:

  • Lengthy-range LiDAR
  • Extra Nvidia Drive laptop
  • Three further exterior cameras, 4 further ultrasonic sensors
  • Entrance and rear digital camera cleansing system

The worth of the Efficiency pack stays $9000.

Different choices embody:

  • Charcoal Animal welfare wool with repurposed aluminium deco: $1700
  • Charcoal Bio-attributed MicroTech with repurposed aluminium deco: $700
  • Animal welfare Nappa leather-based: $7500
  • Metallic paint (Jupiter, Thunder, Midnight, House): $2000
  • Premium paint (Snow): $2300
  • 1.3-megapixel HD LED headlights: $3000
  • 21-inch ‘Plus’ alloy wheels: $2500
  • 22-inch ‘Sport’ alloy wheels: $1800
  • Privateness laminated acoustic rear facet home windows: $700
  • Totally automated electrical towbar: $2900

Possibility pricing excludes the Luxurious Automobile Tax (LCT).

The Polestar 3 is a sportier, two-row cousin to the upcoming three-row Volvo EX90.

It has a rear-biased all-wheel drive system with twin electrical motors, producing complete system outputs of 360kW of energy and 840Nm of torque. The 0-100km/h time is a claimed 5.0 seconds.

The non-obligatory Efficiency Pack bumps these outputs to 380kW and 910Nm, decreasing the 0-100km/h time to 4.7 seconds.

The Polestar 3 makes use of a liquid-cooled 111kWh lithium-ion battery (107kWh useable) with nickel-manganese-cobalt chemistry.

The corporate touts a preliminary WLTP vary determine of 610km, or as much as 560km with the Efficiency Pack.


  • 2025 Polestar 3 Lengthy vary Twin motor: $132,720
  • 2025 Polestar 3 Lengthy vary Twin motor with Efficiency pack: $144,420
  • 2025 Polestar 3 Lengthy vary Twin motor with Plus pack: $144,420
  • 2025 Polestar 3 Lengthy vary Twin motor with Efficiency and Plus pack: $156,120

All costs exclude on-road prices, Luxurious Automobile Tax and GST.

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