Volvo had delivered on it’s assurance a faster version of its smooth S60 sedan, but only 50 cars will be offered here – for now 2012.
The S60 Polestar (Brand’s Swedish motor sport division) was shaped by Volvo’s Australian supplementary following strong attention in the roadway-ready concept version at the 2011 Australia motor show.
Priced from value of $82,990, the S60 Polestar costs $10,000 more than the sportiest S60 at present available, the all-wheel-drive T6 R is based on Designing.
For our customers, an extra 18kW of power to 242kW and a torque increase of 40Nm. Thanks to the software that has improved to the T6’s 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged steam engine.
Similar to this-an upgrade cost (approximately 1500 $) can be used in the United States, or even a portion of the software available online, even if less, the changes inserted into the car’s diagnostic but coming back to three-year/unlimited mileage warranty made by Volvo car manufacturers cuts off Australia.
Unlike the US version however, the only of its kind in Australia, S60 Polestar to receive other changes, including the stiffer springs, 15 mm less than the height ride and unique 19-inch alloy wheels, still stronger processing sporty T6 R-model.
A sport exhaust system with four outputs Mercedes-Benz AMG style is also equipped and offer official figure more torque than it is advertised to understand.
With a 0.3-second earlier 0-100km/h time of 5.8 seconds, the S60 Polestar competitions its donor car’s of official fuel use and emissions figures of 10.2 liters per 100 kilometers and 243g/km CO2.
Internal build number plaque contained within a floating dash while the label for the Volvo of international motorsport’s marriage and the partner user decoy discretely road.
Volvo Car Australia CEO Matt Braid says the company has been toying with the idea of a variation on performance for some time.
Although regular S60 variants rival likes of BMW’s 3 series and Mercedes-Benz C-class sedans, he highlights the S60 Polestar will not take on Germany’s performance power centers – both of which are powered by 300kW-plus V8 engines.
Braid said S60 Polestar came to life from clients requesting more work and even sportier handling than the current proposal of the brand and highlights Australia’s appetite for performance cars.
“Australia has one of the largest proportions of the sports model penetrations than most other markets. These facts show that we love driving; we like things which moves fast and the performance is a powerful motivator, particularly in the luxury segment, “he said.
Baird says S60 Polestar is the enforcement of the toe in the water for the test of public acceptance, but would not confirm many cars built or whether Polestar’s tuning would reach across to other Volvo models.