Soon, a Volvo S60 sedan, V60 wagon and XC60 crossover SUV with be accessible with a new Polestar Engineered trim that comes with a garland of opening upgrades. The trim will also usually be offering on a top-tier T8 plug-in hybrid variants of these vehicles. That might seem peculiar during first, though deliberation Polestar’s initial automobile is a hybrid, and a destiny vehicles will be entirely electric, this is a really judicious move.
The Polestar Engineered trim’s upgrades are comprehensive. It includes a retuned engine mechanism that ups horsepower to 415 and torque to 494 pound-feet. That’s an boost of 15 horsepower and 22 pound-feet of torque. Handling improvements are done with new springs and tractable Öhlins shocks. There’s also a strut building prop for additional rigidity. Volvo says a pattern of a shocks and a prop are formed on those used in a Polestar 1 sports car. The Polestar Engineered vehicles also come with Brembo brakes with six-piston calipers, some-more assertive pads, and slotted rotors.
Not all of a Polestar Engineered tools are quite functional. It comes with Polestar badges, and yellow accents that paint a new tone of a Polestar Engineered underling brand. We’re a bit astounded a association didn’t hang with turquoise blue, though maybe that will be indifferent for really special Polestar models. The yellow accents embody a stop calipers and chair belts. Polestar Engineered-specific lightweight wheels also come with a trim level.