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Wednesday, 12 May 2021

I tried (and failed) to drive the hybrid Polestar only on electric mode

I tried (and failed) to drive the hybrid Polestar only on electric mode

The Polestar 1 is a true hybrid. 

The sports car has 70 miles of electric range on its plug-in battery, making it one of the biggest battery packs in a car that also takes gas. The closest competitor is the Honda Clarity PHEV with 47 electric miles.

I was given access to a Polestar 1 for just over a week and decided to put the battery to work with an electric challenge: to get around for five days using only battery power on the $156,000 hybrid.

During that time I drove around the Bay Area and ventured north on a surf trip up the coast to Bolinas in Marin County. I mapped out where free charging stations were located and downloaded a popular charging network app, ChargePoint, in case I needed more juice while on the go. I dutifully plugged in the car each night in my garage so the "tank" would be as full as possible for the next day of driving. Read more...

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