The Polestar 1 is turning out to be a more popular model than even Polestar anticipated. Volvo’s new performance brand initially planned to produce a limited run of 1,500 units, spread out at 500 units per year. But, with consumer demand skyrocketing, Polestar is now considering increasing the car’s supply to at least accommodate the rising demand. In the meantime, Polestar is scheduled to begin taking USD3,000 deposits for the sedan next week.
The rising demand for the Polestar 1 isn’t a surprise. A lot of people have been talking about since there was an inkling that Volvo was going to develop a model like it. That goes back to 2013 when the Swedish automaker presented the Concept Coupe back in 2013. Since that time, Volvo decided to separate Polestar from itself, raise it as a stand-alone performance brand, and help it develop the Polestar 1 that everyone and their dog seems to have fallen in love with.
“There are already 6,000 customers who are interested in the car, and that’s without a confirmed price tag.” If recent trends hold, the demand for the car could increase even more once all details about it are unveiled.