A photo of a Polestar 3 Electric SUV

Polestar 3 now available to order in Australia

The long awaited Polestar 3 is now able to be ordered in Australia, with orders for the electric performance SUV opening up today.

In an email sent out to those who had previously registered interest in the Polestar 3, the announcement states that “The Polestar 3 order books are now open in Australia”

With just a $1,000 deposit, Australians are able to customise and configure their ideal Polestar 3 model. Delivery is expected to be at least a year, with the company stating an estimated delivery time of “Starting from first quarter 2024”. Delivery date however is pushed back to third quarter 2024 on inclusion of the ‘Pilot pack with LiDAR’, keep reading to hear more about that.

Polestar 3 Versions and Pricing

The initial Australian offering of the Polestar 3 includes two models or versions to pick from.

ModelRange0-100 km/hPrice (AUD$)
Long range Dual motor610km5.0sec$144,000
Long range Dual motor with Performance pack560km4.7sec$156,250
The performance pack is meant to only cost $9,000, but increases the driveaway costs by over $12,000.

Polestar 3 Colours

There are 6 colours to choose from when designing your Polestar 3:

  • Magnesium – The included ‘Silver’
  • Snow – A clean ‘White’
  • Thunder – A stylish ‘Dark Grey’
  • Jupiter – A modern ‘Pearl’ with hints of ‘Pink’
  • Midnight – A deep ‘Navy Blue’
  • Space – A luxurious ‘Black’
A picture of the 6 colour options for Polestar 3 Orders in Australia
All other colours apart from the included ‘Magnesium’ option cost an additional $2,000

Polestar 3 Upgrades

There are 4 ‘main’ upgrades, however two of them are included no matter which model you select.

The two included upgrades are:

  • Pilot pack: Features such as Pilot Assist, Park Assist Pilot, a Heads-up Display (HUD), and more.
  • Plus pack: An upgrade pack of premium features, such as an Bowers & Wilkins audio system and an upgraded interior.

The two big optional upgrades are:

  • Performance pack: Which includes improvements to the chassis and software, wheel upgrades, and other trim or finishing changes.
  • Pilot pack with LiDAR: An advanced LiDAR system from Luminar and other benefits. Note that selecting this upgrade will increase the price by $6,000 and push the delivery date back to an estimate of third quarter 2024.

You can also pick from two additional upgrades, 1.3 Megapixel HD LED headlights and clear laminated acoustic rear windows.

A Polestar 3 Australian edition, in the Midnight colour
A top-spec Polestar 3 with all upgrades, in the Midnight colour.


With this new entry to the Australian market, Polestar are competing against the Tesla Model X. Both the Tesla Model X and Polestar 3 are targeting the luxury or performance electric SUV market.

Will we see any Polestar 3 cars at their Melbourne Showroom anytime soon? What do you think of the pricing, upgrades and options for the Polestar 3 in Australia? Feel free to leave thoughts or questions in the comments below.

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