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- Global production of the 2023 Polestar 2 BST Edition 270 is limited, as the name suggests, to only 270 units.
- Polestar, however, is increasing the number of BST Edition 270s it’s shipping to the U.S.
- A total of 58 of these limited-run EVs are headed our way, 11 more than originally planned.
Miss your chance at snagging a 2023 Polestar 2 in its hotter and sportier guise as the BST Edition 270? Tough luck, because global production of the limited-run EV remains capped at 270 units. That said, the Volvo-owned brand is bringing more BST Edition 270s to the United States than expected.
Polestar originally intended to ship “up to 47” of the global allotment of BST Edition 270s to our shores; however, a company spokesperson confirmed with Car and Driver that the final total of 2 BST Edition 270s coming our way stands at 58—11 more than planned. (The BST name comes from the car’s internal development code: “Beast.”)
There’s no word on what other markets these 11 cars were pulled from to satisfy U.S. customer demand. That said, do not get your hopes up about possibly snagging one of these extra U.S.-bound BST Edition 270s, as all are spoken for. Nevertheless, the increased allotment of U.S.-spec 2 BST Edition 270s means the chances of Americans seeing one of these cars in the wild, or later purchasing a preowned model, is higher than originally thought.
While much of the 2 BST Edition 270’s kit is exclusive to the low-volume model, its powertrain’s extra grunt is not. With…
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