The U.S. will obtain a number of additional examples of the 2023 Polestar 2 BST Version 270, the special-edition Polestar 2 electrical hatchback unveiled in June and restricted to 270 models worldwide.
Initially solely 47 have been earmarked for the U.S. however Polestar has since upped the quantity to 58 examples, Car and Driver reported on Thursday.
A Polestar spokesperson informed Motor Authority the automobile is bought out within the U.S., even with the additional allocation, and that the primary examples have been just lately delivered to clients.
The Polestar 2 BST Version 270 advantages from a spherical of chassis mods, in addition to the 476 hp and 502 lb-ft ranking that common Polestar 2 Lengthy Vary Twin Motor fashions obtain by way of an obtainable $1,195 energy improve.
2023 Polestar 2 BST Version 270
The chassis mods, which embrace a 1.0-inch decrease trip peak, a particular tune for the common Polestar 2’s obtainable Öhlins dampers, a entrance strut bar, and distinctive 21-inch wheels, are aimed toward bettering the dealing with with out hurting trip consolation.
The Polestar 2 arrived for 2021 and its lineup expanded with a single-motor grade for 2022. Taking a leaf out of Tesla’s playbook, Polestar plans to supply continuous updates to its lineup. The 2023 Polestar 2’s modifications embrace new design choices and extra vary on some grades, along with the BST Version 270. Extra vital modifications are within the pipeline. The latest sighting of a camouflaged prototype factors to some styling tweaks being readied, presumably for 2024.