Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car, Episode 5
On with the wind.
Aerodynamics have always played a large part in automotive. With EVs, wind takes on even more importance, with aspects like drag having a substantial effect on range. Given Polestar’s aerospace influences, and a design language that optimised aerodynamic efficiency from the beginning, it’s no surprise that Precept boasts impressive airflow credentials.
The drawing board is where those elements are created. The wind tunnel is where they’re tested. See them fire up the fans in episode five of “Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car”.
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Minimise the compromises: Polestar Precept becomes Polestar 5
From concept to reality. A process every product goes through, one packed with changes and compromises, the watering down of certain details and the wholesale abandonment of others. As a result, the finished product often barely resembles the original idea, the end result being something halfway between the designer’s ambitions and the production capabilities available.