There’s a hotter version of the Polestar 2 on the way. Both the automaker and CEO Thomas Ingenlath headed to Twitter to tease what’s coming, the company posting a static image with the caption, “Buckle up. Something thrilling is about to be unleashed on March 21.” The CEO gives us a little more excitement, a brief video showing a couple of frames of the front fascia before homing in on a front wheel. He captioned his post, “Very soon: Next edition of our Polestar 2.” We aren’t told what’s coming, but the gloss black wheels, Pirelli P Zero tires, and gold Brembo caliper point to some sort of refresh for the Polestar 2 BST Edition 270
next edition of our Polestar 2 🖤@PolestarCars pic.twitter.com/BDH3rnjrWA
— Thomas Ingenlath (@ThomasIngenlath) March 16, 2023
For any who missed it last year, the BST Edition 270 was a high performance version of the Polestar 2. Whereas Polestar
The 2023 model was basically a dual-motor 2 loaded with the Pilot, Plus, and Performance Packs. Company engineers coaxed another 68 horsepower and 16 lb-ft of torque for a final output of 469 hp and 502 lb-ft. The liftback sat an inch lower thanks to a unique set of Öhlins 2-way adjustable dampers slotted into 20% stiffer springs, united up front by an aluminum strut bar. The four-piston Brembo brakes
After Polestar announced its 2024 model updates that took the Performance Pack option to 455 horsepower, it’s possible the company wants to throw a little more of that prized Swedish sunlight between the most powerful series production car and the special edition. We’ll find out in less than a week what’s coming, and whether the world will see more of them built this time than last.