Volvo’s Polestar performance unit has announced a new tuning program for vehicles equipped with its T6 all-wheel drive powertrain. Continue Reading...
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The Volvo S90 has just been unveiled and talks of a high-performance Polestar variant has already begun. Continue Reading...
The 2016 Volvo XC90 family crossover is now available with more power Continue Reading...
Nowadays, almost every automaker has a performance arm, but which one is the best? Our editors get into shouting matches daily, arguing over why certain companies are posers while others offer the real deal, so here’s you chance to get a look into that conversation. Continue Reading...
The brand known for safety has announced its intention to build more sports cars. Continue Reading...
More 2016 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models are coming to the U.S., it just might not be enough. Continue Reading...
Volvo plans to offer some excitement to its existing customers. Continue Reading...
Volvo’s tuning affiliate Polestar has already begun the process of packing performance into the new XC90. Continue Reading...
If you want a wagon, there are already a few cars to choose from, so why would you opt for the $61,815 Volvo V60 Polestar? Continue Reading...
The Volvo SUV lineup is going to get a lot less boring. Continue Reading...
Production of the new Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models is under way in Sweden. Continue Reading...
Volvo is shifting towards powering its entire fleet with four-cylinder engines, which leaves sports cars out of the picture. Or does it? Continue Reading...
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Volvo is not usually known for building lust-worthy performance machines. Generally their products are safe, solid and secure, important attributes to be certain but they’re hardly the stuff dreams are made of. However, the addition of performance-tuned V60 and S60 Polestar models is spicing things up for the Staid Swede. Continue Reading...
Polestar is Volvo’s in-house tuning outfit that pumps excitement into the Swedish automaker’s vehicles, and a new teaser has revealed that Polestar has tuned up a new Volvo vehicle, though which one remains a mystery. Continue Reading...
The compact luxury sedan market is an interesting place. When designing a new entry, manufacturers are constantly trying to find the perfect balance between sport and luxury. Although most cars end up skewed one way than the other, these vehicles typically offer a plethora of trims and options that allow potential customers to tailor their… Continue Reading...
Packing 508 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque, the Volvo S60 Polestar Concept looked right at home under the Los Angeles spotlight. Continue Reading...
The 508-hp Volvo S60 Polestar Concept will be making its North American debut later this month at the 2012 LA Auto Show. Continue Reading...
The Volvo S60 Polestar Performance Concept debuted with 508 hp, garnering the attention of automotive enthusiasts worldwide. So much so that the Swedish automaker has decided to do a very limited production run. Continue Reading...
The Volvo S60 Polestar has been getting a lot of attention, and why not? It has a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that makes a whopping 508-hp. Even more surprising is what one customer was willing to pay for it. Continue Reading...
Earlier in the month, Volvo teased its S60 Polestar Performance Concept model, hinting at the potential of its sedan to take on rivals like the BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Continue Reading...
Volvo‘s racing outfit, Polestar, has expanded its line of performance upgrades to Volvo’s turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder trimmed vehicles including the S60 sedan and XC60 and XC70 crossovers. The package reflashes the T6’s ECU, increasing power from 300-hp to 325-hp and from 325 lb.-ft. of torque to 355 without any sacrifice to fuel efficiency, effectively bumping… Continue Reading...
Polestar, Volvo‘s racing outfit founded in 1996 for competition in the World Touring Car Championship, will finally be introduced in the United States. Specifically, Polestar is offering a factory-authorized performance tuning software for Volvo C30, C70 and S40 models that are 2008 and newer and fitted with the T5 engine. Priced at $1,295, the software… Continue Reading...
Hot on the heels of Volvo announcing their Performance Concept Prototype C30, Volvo Car Australia has pulled the wraps off their S60 Performance Project, a collaboration between Volvo, Heico and Polestar. Starting with an S60 T6 R Design, the Australian tuners has increased horsepower by 24-hp to 324-hp and torque has gone up close to… Continue Reading...
The words high performance and Volvo aren’t typically used in the same sentence, but in recent years, Volvo has really put a new focus on developing sportier and more performance-oriented vehicles. While they probably still have quite a ways to go to change the customer’s perception that Volvos are mainly safe and boring vehicles, the… Continue Reading...