Volvo Auto India has launched Volvo S60 Polestar on Friday. The Polestar is the first performance vehicle of Volvo in India. It has launched at Rs. 52.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Volvo belongs to Sweden. It brought its first Polestar model in India. Volvo S60 Polestar already revealed in April 2016.
It can attain top speed up to 250km/h. Volvo S60 Polestar can attain 0 – 100km/h speed in just 4.7 seconds.It comes with Volvo’s specially enhanced version of four cylinder Drive-E engine.
Polestar version of Volvo S60 has reduced weight 24 kg from front axle and total 20 kg from previous version of S60.
Tom von Bonsdorff said ”While used vastly in different areas, this car shares more than just technology as compared to the track car. The core philosophy is the same, developed by people with the same passion. It is about creating performance that can be used in all situations, no matter if it’s about winning a championship or being able to enjoy a safe, functional and fun-to-drive car all year.”
Volvo S60 Polestar comes with a Drive-E engine and the two-litre twin-charged engine. It produces 367 HP power and 470 Nm torque. The company worked a lot on weight distribution and improves handling.
Henrik Fries, Vice President R&D, Polestar said “All changes made to the car are about improving drivability and efficiency. The base of the new engine carries motorsport technology with solutions like the combination of turbo and supercharger, lightweight materials and more. This works hand-in-hand with our core philosophy and has enabled us to evolve the Volvo S60 Polestar.”
In addition to Volvo S60 It has new camshafts, a higher capacity fuel pump, new conrods and a supercharger. Volvo S60 Polestar comes with BorgWarner four-wheel drive system mated to an eight-speed geartronic automatic gearbox. It equipped with Radar based safety features.
Euro NCAP in crash testing Volvo S60 Polestar got 5-star rating.