The Polestar 3 is a battery electric mid-size luxury crossover SUV produced by Swedish brand Volvo Cars under the Polestar marque, to be released in 2024. The 3 is the first vehicle to use the all-new SPA2 platform, a vehicle platform which is dedicated to battery-electric vehicles.
The vehicle is the flagship for the brand, positioned above the 4 compact SUV, and is based on the similarly sized EX90 crossover.
The Polestar 3 was officially revealed on 12 October 2022 and will be based on the same platform as the upcoming Volvo EX90 flagship SUV, both of which are based on the 2021 Volvo Recharge concept. The vehicle had made its public debut at the April 2023 Shanghai Auto Show. Measuring 4,900 mm (190 in) long, the vehicle belongs to the British E-segment size segmentation.
Despite being similarly sized to the EX90 third-row vehicle, the 3 is exclusively a 5-seater. It comes exclusively in all-wheel drive. Trim levels include the ‘Long Range’ and the ‘Performance Pack’, similar trims to the EX90. Both trims run on the same battery.
21- to 22-inch wheels, Android Automotive, which is seen in the Polestar 4 and the 2 comes standard. A 14.5-inch central touchscreen, a central computer from Nvidia, 3-zone climate control air conditioning with the CleanZone system, heated steering wheel, and USB-C charging (2 front, 2 rear) all come standard on the 3.
The 4 has a choice of 2 models: the Dual Motor, and the Dual Motor Performance Pack. The base Dual Motor has a combined output of 360 kW (483 hp; 489 PS) and 840 N⋅m (85.7 kg⋅m; 620 lb⋅ft), and a WLTP-rated range of 610 km (380 mi). The Performance Pack model has a combined output of 380 kW (510 hp; 517 PS) and 910 N⋅m (92.8 kg⋅m; 671 lb⋅ft), with a WLTP-rated range of 560 km (350 mi).
Both models have two permanent-magnet synchronous motors, with one at each axle. Both models use a single-speed transmission, and a 111 kWh battery.