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2024 Polestar 5 design revealed in patent images

Electric vehicle brand Polestar has lodged patent images in Europe which show off the exterior design of its upcoming Polestar 5 flagship.

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This is our best look yet at the the upcoming, all-electric Polestar 5 liftback before it’s launched in 2024.

According to patent images submitted on May 18 by Polestar to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the Polestar 5 looks like a slightly toned-down version of the Precept concept revealed in 2020.

We’ve previously seen a few different angles of the upcoming Polestar 5 when it was announced, but these patent images give us a look at every single side.

While the overall silhouette and design are retained from the prototype, there are some notable changes. These include the lack of rear-hinged rear doors, more visible flush-fitting door handles, and regular mirrors instead of camera pods.

Up front, the production Polestar 5 has a split headlight design with the daytime running lights in the upper section and the main low- and high-beams in the lower section. There are also small air vents integrated in the lower headlight section.

Other notable design features at the front include a front-facing camera, a lower air intake, and a front splitter.

As previously seen, the Polestar 5 has a very shallow rear windscreen, which covers only half the expected area.

Down back there’s also a high-mounted rear-view camera, full-width light bar, and a large diffuser.

Polestar hasn’t fully detailed the interior design for the electric fastback, but a previous teaser image partially showed its design remains true to the concept’s minimalist dashboard.

Ahead of the driver is a small instrumentation screen, while in the centre is a large portrait-oriented touchscreen, most likely running Google Android Automotive OS.

As previously detailed, the Polestar 5 will be built on aluminium chassis which will apparently be more rigid than current two-door sports cars or supercars, according to Polestar.

The Swedish-Chinese automaker hasn’t revealed details of the four-door grand tourer’s electric powertrain, such as its power and torque outputs, battery size and range.

As previously mentioned, Polestar is planning the revealed the Polestar 5 in 2024.

Polestar’s first vehicle to arrive locally was the Polestar 2 electric sedan. It touched down earlier in 2022, and shares its CMA underpinnings with the Volvo XC40.

Polestar also recently confirmed it plans to reveal its next vehicle, the Polestar 3 “electric performance SUV”, in October 2022.

Set to be produced in the USA and China, the Polestar was previously previewed in prototype form wearing black-and-white camouflage.

The Polestar 3 will be a sleeker counterpart to the next-generation Volvo XC90 which shares its SPA2 architecture.

There’s also the Polestar 4, a smaller coupe SUV, which is planned to be revealed in 2023.

As previously reported, Polestar intends to merge with Gore Guggenheim, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), and get listed on the Nasdaq. This deal is expected to close imminently.

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Jack Quick is an emerging automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Jack recently graduated from Deakin University and has previously competed in dance nationally. In his spare time, Jack likes to listen to hyperpop and play Forza Horizon.

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