Polestar, an electric vehicle brand from Sweden, just awarded the Courtesy Automotive Group the only Polestar franchise in Arizona. Courtesy’s new Polestar showroom will open this summer within Scottsdale’s Fashion Square Mall just across from Tesla’s retail space. In the meantime, customers are invited to visit Courtesy’s pop-up space at Fashion Square to see and arrange a test drive of the Polestar 2 models now on sale. Courtesy began delivering and servicing Polestar cars as of June 2.
Polestar is a Swedish-based manufacturer that pioneered this unique vehicle design. A strategic affiliate of Volvo cars headquartered in Gothenburg under the ownership of Geely Holding and Volvo. Polestar has an international appeal, and is sold internationally. Retail Spaces can be found in many metropolitan locations like Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C. and throughout North America.
Currently, the 2021 Polestar lineup includes two electric performance cars.
The 2021 Polestar 2 is a custom- designed, electric performance fastback vehicle following on the commercial success of the Polestar 1. It is the company’s first fully electric car, introduced in 2020 with an all-wheel-drive electric powertrain and a range of 260 miles. Critically acclaimed across the globe, the Polestar 2 is the first vehicle in the world to feature an infotainment system developed by Google, which enables seamless voice commands and hassle-free navigation. With instant torque, the features and comfort levels of a luxury vehicle, and a mid-level price range make Polestar 2 the EV every family will want in their driveway.
Polestar 1 is a hybrid GT with world-class engineering designed to go fast. Alongside this efficiency, the carbon-fiber bodied coupe delivers incredible performance figures of 619hp and 738 lb/ft of torque, making the car all EV for daily driving and a performance sportscar when desired.
Coming in 2022, the Polestar 3 will be an electric performance SUV.
Courtesy’s CEO, Scott Gruwell, said, “Anyone seeking to own an electric vehicle with a unique, stylish design for the 21st century will want to own a Polestar. As a dealer we are committed to Polestar, it’s a dynamic electric technology with an amazing international brand, where its only mission is electric. We will extend our Courtesy Way in every sales and service experience for our car owners throughout the Valley, just as we have since 1955.”
Courtesy’s Chief Operations Officer, Jason Church, will be working with a number of area businesses to amplify Polestar’s international recognition throughout the Western United States. Church launched Courtesy Volvo Cars of Scottsdale in 2017 to a record level of success over the last 3 ½ years with Volvo, and is now poised to move Courtesy into a fully dedicated electric location right in Scottsdale that will match the competition of Tesla.
A family-owned legacy over three generations begun in Phoenix as Courtesy Chevrolet in 1955. From one Chevrolet point to now 6 locations in Arizona and California proudly provides customers with new Isuzu’s, Chevrolets, Volvos, Chryslers, Dodges, Jeeps, Rams, and Kia vehicles. Courtesy is led by family members Bill Gruwell, Board Chairman, and Scott Gruwell, CEO and Jason Church COO. Courtesy is one of the largest Chevrolet dealerships for all of General Motors. Courtesy enjoys a long history of dedicated employees that exceed over 750 individuals that provide a better future to vehicle owners who drive diverse products, and connect business owners with communities that remain dedicated to the fiscal growth driving more opportunities for all here in Arizona and beyond.
Products, people, and fiscal growth has garnered Courtesy numerous J.D. Power awards for customer satisfaction and helped Courtesy to top the “Ranking Arizona-Best of Arizona Business” in class list. As one of the largest and growing privately held automotive groups in Arizona, Courtesy has sold over 2.5 million vehicles to individuals, small and large businesses and government organizations in over 35+ states. In the metro Phoenix each month Courtesy serves 250,000+ customers in automotive sales, service and parts sales.
Polestar is the independent Swedish premium electric performance car brand founded by Volvo cars and Geely Holding. Established in 2017, Polestar enjoys specific technological and engineering synergies with Volvo Cars and benefits from significant economies of scale as a result. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, and its vehicles are available and on the road in ten global markets across Europe, North America, and China. In 2021, Polestar is expanding into eight new markets across Europe and Asia Pacific.
Polestar produces two electric performance cars. Polestar 1 is a low-volume electric performance hybrid GT with a carbon fiber body, 619 hp, 738 lb-ft of torque, and an MPGe of 60 miles – the longest of any hybrid car in the world. The Polestar 2 electric performance fastback is the company’s first fully electric, high volume car. The Polestar 2 model range includes two variants featuring a 78 kWh battery paired with dual- and single motor powertrains. The Polestar 2 long range dual-motor has an output of 408 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque.
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