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First bespoke Polestar model to be a performance coupe – report

Jul 14, 2017

Last month, Volvo’s performance subsidiary Polestar announced its intention to create standalone electric vehicles. A new report gives some insight into what shape these cars will take. According to Autocar, the first standalone Polestar model...

Polestar pack announced for 2017 Volvo XC60 T8

Jul 10, 2017

Volvo has revealed the latest Polester tune, and it’s for the new XC60 T8 mid-size SUV. It brings more power and driving performance to the hybrid flagship. In standard form the new XC60 T8 comes...

Polestar to make stand-alone EVs, separate to Volvo models

Jun 23, 2017

Volvo’s tuning arm Polestar will be spun off into its own brand with a line of dedicated electric vehicles not wearing the Volvo badge. A new logo will be used (above), which is a stylised...

2017 Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar announced for Australia, 270kW 4CYL

Apr 07, 2017

Volvo’s new 2017 update for the S60 and V60 Polestar performance vehicles have been priced, with a gruntier and more economical four-cylinder replacing the previous inline six version, which was $10,000 dearer. The S60 Polestar...

2017 Volvo V40 D4 Polestar review (video)

Jan 02, 2017

Its revival time for the Scandinavian car maker’s offering in the small luxury hatch segment. First hitting Australian shores in 2013, the mid-life Volvo V40 update has been tweaked with some needed touch ups, and...

Polestar works its magic on new Volvo V90 Cross Country

Dec 06, 2016

Volvo has confirmed the new V90 Cross Country is the next model to receive the high-performance Polestar treatment. The 2017 V90 Cross Country equipped with D4, D5 and T6 engines are all set to be...

Polestar Volvo S60 WTCC racer getting ready for 2017 season

Sep 06, 2016

Polestar Cyan Racing has begun testing its entrant for the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), with a race variant of the Volvo S60. Better still, during testing and development, teams aren’t obliged to...

Polestar announces upgrades for new Volvo S90 & V90

Jun 08, 2016

Volvo has barely stamped out a handful of its sexy new executive S90 and V90 models, but in-house tuning arm Polestar is already offering power upgrades for the diesel-engined D5 variants. The 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel...

2017 Volvo S60 Polestar gets 2L twin-charged 4cyl, quickest Volvo ever

Apr 02, 2016

Volvo has revealed initial details and specs of the 2017 Volvo S60 Polestar and V60 Polestar. These become the quickest production cars the company has ever made. The biggest news comes from what sits beneath...

Next Volvo S60 Polestar could come with tri-turbo 4cyl – report

Feb 22, 2016

Following Volvo’s switch to an all-four-cylinder powertrain philosophy, its performance arm, Polestar, is reportedly ready to introduce a new triple-turbo four-cylinder for the next lineup of performance models. The news stems from an Auto Express...

New Volvo S90 Polestar performance variant in the works?

Dec 07, 2015

Volvo boss Håkan Samuelsson has hinted its latest model, the S90, could receive Polestar treatment in the future, with reports suggesting a performance hybrid powertrain. Volvo’s latest flagship model, revealed last week, is based on...

Polestar working on Volvo’s 2.0L Drive-E engine, around 260kW

Nov 03, 2015

Volvo’s in-house performance division, Polestar, is currently tuning and tweaking the new 2.0-litre Drive-E turbo and supercharged four-cylinder engine. The division is also looking at all models in the showroom to transform into sports versions....

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