Swedish EV brand Polestar has provided further evidence of its break from the DNA of parent Volvo Cars, unveiling its second concept vehicle, the Polestar O₂. This all-electric, hard-top convertible builds off the automaker’s Precept concept and further showcases what Polestar has planned for its future EVs from both a design and sustainability standpoint. Whether cinematic drones will be included or not remains uncertain, however.
Polestar is a growing premium EV brand launched in 2017 as a venture co-owned by Volvo Cars Group and Geely Holding. The automaker currently offers two electrified vehicles – the PHEV Polestar 1 and the all-electric Polestar 2 – but there are (at least) three more on the way.
First will be the Polestar 3 SUV, followed by a Polestar 4 SUV in 2023. Polestar’s original concept EV, the Precept, will enter full-fledged production as the Polestar 5, and is scheduled to arrive in 2024.
While the Polestar 1 and 2 share an EV platform…