Volvo Polestar S60, 508 hp of real wolf in reindeer

Behind the innocent appearance of this beautiful sedan body decorated with blue blue smurf lies a beast is not suitable for all audiences. A brutal and exciting sport hidden in safety to give the emblem of the circle and arrow on the front grille. The Volvo S60 Polestar move is the sporty Volvo S60 sports championship TTA Swedish cars – Elite Racing League, but mostly this is a model made on the production sedan.

Under the hood of the Volvo S60 T6 engine dwells Polestar, a 6-cylinder 3.0-liter thanks to a Garrett turbocharger developed 508 hp and 580 Nm of torque, a total of 204 hp more than the Volvo S60 T6 now is at the dealers. The result is a sports car with the handicap of his great body, its 1,640 pounds and five doors, is able to overcome the barrier of 300 km / h practice from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.9 seconds.

This overdose of power has required the addition of an AWD system and signed by Haldex limited slip differential at the rear LSD.

Mechanical solidarity to these improvements come about 30 mm lowered suspension and widened tracks 20 mm front and 40 mm behind, which is necessary to maintain the stability of a saloon with records similar to those of some of the best sport in recent years. After the tires of 19 “that fit tires 265/30 R19, brake discs of 380 mm.

On board seats Polestar Volvo S60 have been upholstered with an exquisite combination of leather and Alcantara that extends to specific items like the knob of the manual six-speed and the steering wheel rim.

The decision to launch this version so radical in his seemingly calm facade is still in the air. There is no doubt that to get to the dealers could become a rival to be reckoned quite some of the most traditional German sedans on the market.

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