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.”
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.