Volvo XC60, V60 Now Pack Polestar’s 415-HP Plug-In Powertrain

Polestar as a stand-alone code is operative tough on plug-ins and EVs like a 1, 2, and 3. But a opening arm still lends a engineering imagination to primogenitor association Volvo. The latest products of their partnership are a prohibited Volvo Polestar Engineered XC60 SUV and V60 wagon, that follow in a footsteps of a gussied-up S60 we gathering final year.

Like a S60 Polestar Engineered, a XC60 and V60 use a same T8 Twin-Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain producing a punchy 415 horsepower (309 kilowatts) and 494 pound-feet (669 Newton-meters) of torque. That represents an boost of 15 hp (11 kW) and 25 lb-ft (33 Nm) over a customary T8. Considering a customary T8-powered XC60 and V60 strike 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in reduction than 5 seconds, a Polestar Engineered models should be quicker.

You’ll have to flicker to notice many of a extraneous upgrades, though. The S60 Polestar Engineered’s delicious 10-spoke wheels lift over, as do a black chrome empty tips, high-gloss black grille, circle arch extensions, and pointed nonetheless stylish Polestar badges, both front and back. Same goes for a cabin; a upgrades like bullion seatbelts and a colourless tone intrigue supplement only a splash of additional flavor, though aren’t too in-your-face.

“The introduction of a new Polestar Engineered trim on a S60 sole out online in underneath an hour,” pronounced Anders Gustafsson, boss and CEO of Volvo Car USA, “Polestar Engineered modifications to a XC60 and V60 offer an additional sip of opening to an already powerful, manageable and fit vehicle.”

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The XC60 and V60 Polestar Engineered models goes on sale this summer, though we don’t know how most they’ll cost yet. Given a XC60 T8’s $53,700 seeking price, a $60,000 MSRP for a Polestar-touched models sounds reasonable. Thankfully, distinct a S60, these ones aren’t singular to 20 cars. According to Volvo (via Roadshow), a association will sell “considerably more” versions of a XC60 and V60 Polestar Engineered models than a limited S60, and around normal sales channels, not exclusively a subscription service.

Source: Volvo

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