Polestar 2 can tow 3,307 pounds

The tow rating is higher than the Tesla Model 3.

Polestar has announced an official towing capacity of 1,500 kilograms for the Polestar 2.

The rating, which equates to 3,307 pounds, is said to be the highest in the compact electric segment. The Tesla Model 3 is significantly lower at jut 910 kg (2,006 pounds), and its factory-installed hitch is only available for buyers in Europe.

Polestar also appears to be focusing on the European market -- the Polestar 2's initial launch market -- where the electric folding tow bar will be sold as a 1,100-euro (~$1,225 USD) upgrade.

The company recently began building pre-production prototypes at its China factory, aiming to deliver the first units to customers in 2020.

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