A pristine white Polestar 2 arrives at my home and I am a little nervous. Distracted, I pay little attention to the delivery driver’s thorough explanation of the car’s technicalities, which I regret when it comes to charging the battery on my final test day. The problem is, the Polestar 2 has a great deal to live up to – ironically high hopes placed on the car by me. Having written positively on this new brand, interviewed the CEO and then the creative director, talked passionately about its design and liaised with a group of innovators making the novel vegan material featured inside, I am terrified that driving the Polestar 2, the real-time experience, may not match my great expectations.
Polestar was announced three years ago as a new company