Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance

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Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance
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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...

2013 Sports Sedan Comparison: BMW 335 vs Audi S4 vs Mercedes C350 vs Cadillac ATS vs Volvo S60

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2013 Sports Sedan Comparison: BMW 335 vs Audi S4 vs Mercedes C350 vs Cadillac ATS vs Volvo S60
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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...

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept is a Swedish Sports Car: 2012 LA Auto Show

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept is a Swedish Sports Car: 2012 LA Auto Show
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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...

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Heading to LA Auto Show

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Heading to LA Auto Show
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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...

Volvo S60 Polestar Performance Concept Packs 508-HP

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Volvo S60 Polestar Performance Concept Packs 508-HP
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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 S60, XC60 And XC70 With T6 Engine Now Have Optional Polestar Package

Volvo S60, XC60 And XC70 With T6 Engine Now Have Optional Polestar Package
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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...

Volvo Dealers to Offer Polestar Software Upgrades on Select Models

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Volvo Dealers to Offer Polestar Software Upgrades on Select Models
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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...

Volvo, Polestar And Heico Combine Minds to Produce S60 Performance Project

Volvo, Polestar And Heico Combine Minds to Produce S60 Performance Project
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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...

Volvo C30 Performance Concept Prototype First Of Many PCP Volvos?

Volvo C30 Performance Concept Prototype First Of Many PCP Volvos?
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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...