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Patent drawings may show Polestar 5 . production


Polestar is set to launch the production version of the its limited concept in 2024, called Polestar 5, and a set of patent drawings could provide a glimpse into the final design.

Patent drawings, first discovered by Vehicle and Driverwas filed by Polestar with the European Union Intellectual Property Office on May 18 in the vehicle category.

They show off a design very similar to the Precept concept of 2020 but with new features you would expect to see on a production car. The car in the patent drawing also matches the Polestar 5 shown in a teaser image last fall.

The Polestar Precept

The Polestar Precept

The Polestar Precept

The Polestar Precept

The Polestar Precept

The Polestar Precept

For example, the car in the patent has lost the concept’s trainer-style rear door and has been replaced with a regular door. It also has a regular rear-view mirror instead of a body-mounted camera. The concept’s roof-mounted lid system is also absent. While the Polestar 5 is expected to feature lidar, it’s likely we’ll see a better packaging system.

The Polestar 5 is a mid-size hatch designed to take on the Porsche Taycan and high-end versions of the Tesla Model S. It is confirmed to have the feature. Polestar Exclusive Platformone that has a bonded aluminum construction and boasts better torsional stiffness than some two-door sports cars and even some supercars — important to consider Polestar sees itself as a Porsche competitor. Other Polestar models use a platform borrowed from fellow Geely brand Volvo.

Before Polestar 5 arrives, we’ll see a Polestar 3 mid-size SUV. Polestar 3 is a twin with Volvo XC90 successor coming soon and will be revealed in October. Also in the pipeline is a Polestar 4a Tesla Model Y rival that we’ll see in 2023. Polestar has also shows a convertible conceptalthough there are no production plans for such a model yet.



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