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Euro NCAP launches first round of 2021 Safety Results

3 March 2021

Euro NCAP has published its first safety ratings of 2021.  

Two new cars – the Polestar 2 and the Cupra Formentor – achieve the maximum five-star rating against the latest protocol regime.

The Renault Arkana and Lexus UX 300e, both derived from previously-tested models, are added to the list of 2019-rated cars.

The rapidly changing nature of the global automotive industry is nowhere more apparent than in the Sino-Swedish Polestar brand.  Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, the carmaker produces the all-electric Polestar 2 at the plant of Volvo Car-owner Geely in Luqiao, China.  Meanwhile, Cupra, a name familiar from SEAT models for some years, becomes a brand in itself and represents the sporty arm of the Martorell-based company.  Luckily, safety is clearly central to the brands’ strategies and both cars perform well in Euro NCAP’s tests.

For full details please access the EuroNCAP website.