What is the Polestar option on a Volvo S60?

What is the Polestar option on a Volvo S60?

The S60 T8 Polestar Engineered is a performance sedan with a powerful plug-in hybrid powertrain, for a pure, dynamic experience. Polestar optimization for the S60 includes upgraded suspension and braking components for a thrilling drive.

How fast is the Volvo S60 Polestar?

155 mph
Transmission: The six-speed automatic gearbox features a new paddle shift system that together with the Polestar developed Haldex four-wheel drive system takes the car from 0-60 mph in just 4.7 seconds and to a limited top speed of 155 mph.

What is Polestar performance upgrade on Volvo S60?

Polestar Performance optimizes the power and torque in your Volvo. It makes the car more lively and fun to drive and increases safety in situations where you need extra performance, such as when passing. All this without increasing fuel consumption or affecting your Volvo’s Original Warranty.

What is Volvo Polestar upgrade?

A Polestar Optimisation will significantly enhance the performance of your car, giving it increased agility and sharper response. With a simple software upgrade your Volvo will feel lighter, more dynamic and powerful, creating a car that will take your driving experience to the next level.

How much HP does Polestar tune add?

Polestar is a super efficient tuning software that optimizes the output of Volvo’s T5 and T6 engines. For the T5, it increases horsepower from 227 to 250 hp, and torque from 238 to 273 lb. ft.

Is Polestar a Volvo?

Polestar was once Volvo’s racing skunkworks, but it’s morphed into a standalone electric offshoot, jointly owned by Volvo and its Chinese mothership, Geely. Its cars are built in China, to be sold worldwide.

Is Volvo a Chinese company?

Volvo Cars is all set to come out of its Chinese parent company Geely Holding Group’s shadow in the world’s largest car market soon. The Swedish car manufacturer, which has been in tie up with the Chinese carmaker for more than a decade now, has decided to buy out its stake and go alone.

How much does Polestar tune cost?

Call the Service or Sales department to learn which model years and models qualify to receive this exciting upgrade! Average Cost for the Polestar Optimization Software is only $1,350* (based on a new 2019 model).

Is the Volvo S60 Polestar a good car?

S60 Polestar – After owning a Audi S6, I can say, this vehicle is very satisfying. Although not as powerful as my former S6, it’s pretty close. What I lost in power and/or performance, I made up in fuel economy. I really like that I can operate this vehicle in pure electric, hybrid or full performance mode.

How much horsepower does a Volvo T8 Polestar have?

The T8 hybrid takes the T6’s engine and adds electric motors (combined output of 400 hp, 472 lb-ft). It, too, is all-wheel-drive only and estimated to deliver 21 miles of electric-only range. The T8 Polestar Engineered gets a higher-output version of the plug-in hybrid that produces 415 hp and 494 lb-ft of torque.

Is the S60 T8 Polestar the same as the T5?

It’s not until you get to the Polestar, T8, I think, that comes with a different suspension with the Ohlins dampers and all that good stuff. That means even if you go with a base T5, you’re going to have the same experience when it comes to handling.

What’s the difference between Volvo S60 and T8?

That’s slightly quicker than the Polestar-tuned V60 T8 wagon we tested last year, which had 15 more horsepower but was saddled with a few additional pounds.