Want a faster car? Just download more horsepower

Want a faster car? Just download more horsepower

The Polestar 2 is a sporty electric 4-door with a lot to offer. Blending some of the best attributes of crossovers and hatchbacks, it has lots of living space in an uncluttered cabin with upscale, vegan materials. Ride quality is a bit firm, but that contributes to its sporting character in the turns. Dual-motor, all-wheel-drive versions are especially quick, with 408 total horsepower.

Unless you want more. At any time. Even long after the car has left the factory, you can just download some more.

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Polestar — formerly a performance division of Volvo VLVLY, -0.99% but now an automaker on its own two feet – is the latest company to experiment with a new type of car ownership.

Polestar 2 owners in Europe can now purchase additional speed for their car. The company says the system will be going world-wide in the near future, so…

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