Polestar has announced that it has released a new performance software upgrade for Long range Dual motor Polestar 2, which adds 68 horsepower for a total of 476 hp.
The upgrade also adds an additional 15 lb-ft. of torque, to give it a total of 502 lb-ft. Since the upgrade is software-based, the performance boost can be downloaded directly to the Polestar 2 without having to visit a service station. The upgrade costs $1,195.
The performance upgrade gives accelerates the Polestar 2 faster to 60 mph, in only 4.2 seconds. Polestar says that the additional power and torque are mainly felt at speeds between 44 and 80 mph. With this upgrade, accelerating from 50 to 75 mph takes just 2.2 seconds – half a second quicker than a standard dual-motor Polestar 2.