Volvo's second electric car, the Polestar 2, will be dearer than a top-line Tesla Model 3 when it goes on sale in the US mid-year.
The Volvo Polestar 2 is due in North American showrooms in a few months, with the first Australian deliveries expected to follow soon after.
"Polestar 2 is still intended for Australia and we are in discussion with our colleagues [from] Polestar as to the exact timing," a Volvo Australia spokesperson told CarAdvice.
The Polestar 2 will start from US$61,200 (AU$95,050) in the US. By comparison the Tesla Model 3 range costs from US$39,990 (AU$61,890) to US$58,190 (AU$90,370) depending on battery range and performance.
US pricing for various options has also been released, with metallic paint and 20-inch wheels each costing US$1200 (AU$1860), and a Nappa leather interior adding US$4000 (AU$6200) to the asking price.
A US$5000 (AU$7760) Performance pack is also listed which includes Brembo Brakes, adjustable Ohlins dampers and the 20-inch optional wheels, however Polestar has not said if the pack will alter the model’s claimed 304kW/660Nm output and 440km driving range.
Last year, Polestar announced UK pricing for the model at £49,900. At the time, this converted to AU$90,900, however is now closer to AU$96,350.