Volvo-owned tuner-turned-maker Polestar is again rekindling ties with its racing heritage. The business unveiled a constrained-edition version of the Polestar 2 termed BST Edition 230 that gains a redesigned suspension technique and a selection of edition-certain visible details inside of and out.
Owing out in the 3rd quarter of 2023, the BST Edition 230 was designed as a adhere to-up to the BST Edition 270 introduced in 2022. One particular of the most important visual discrepancies involving the two types is that the 230 is based on the facelifted 2, so it wears the new-seem front finish. It continues to be characterized by a human body kit that involves a entrance splitter, and purchasers have two exterior colors to pick from. The initially is a new addition to the Polestar palette named Inexperienced Nebula (pictured) the 2nd is a shade of black named House. The black stripe is provided at an more cost.
Further than the exterior style, the 230’s specs sheet seems to be a good deal like the 270’s. The listing of conventional characteristics includes 21-inch wheels, MicroSuede upholstery on the seats and steering wheel, 4-piston Brembo entrance brake calipers, and two-way adjustable Öhlins dampers on equally axles. Polestar also equipped a model-particular strut bar, lowered the ride peak by about an inch, and put in Pirelli P Zero tires.
The BST Edition 230 is powered by a pair of electric powered motors (one per axle) that zap the four wheels with 476 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the all-wheel-generate model of the common-creation Polestar 2 posts figures of 421 and 487, respectively. You can find no word on what result the further energy has on assortment, but Polestar offers a -to-60-mph time of 4.2 seconds (on par with the standard car’s time).
Polestar will develop 230 models of the 2 BST Edition 230 for the North American and European markets. Pricing has not been introduced yet.