The Swedish company, Polestar (a division of Volvo, specializing in electric vehicles) has shown a concept sedan Percept. He demonstrates what will become of the brand in the future.
Polestar Percept wheelbase is 3.1 meters. Between the axles is a battery electric powertrain. On the other technical characteristics of the information yet. Above the windshield of the prototype installed lidar, but instead of the grille is a bar SmartZone with other sensors required for operation of the autopilot.
In finishing salon used a lot of recycled materials. Plastic panels replaced composite Bcomp created from the fibers of flax, seat covers made from waste wine and yarns obtained after processing of plastic bottles and nylon rugs – from old fishing nets. New materials are 50 percent lighter than traditional, and they contain 80 percent less polymer.
Also, the concept debuted a new multimedia system with 15-inch vertical screen. It is equipped with HMI interface of Android from Google. Multimedica got cameras for eyes and proximity sensors, so the system can warn the driver if he is too long not looking at the road. It can also make a plan after analysis of the preferences of the owner and the weather.
Polestar Percept live will be shown at the Geneva motor show in early March.