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 |  Nov 29 2012, 11:45 AM

Packing 508 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque, the Volvo S60 Polestar Concept looked right at home under the Los Angeles spotlight.

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 |  Nov 20 2012, 4:01 PM

The 508-hp Volvo S60 Polestar Concept will be making its North American debut later this month at the 2012 LA Auto Show.

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 |  Jul 17 2012, 11:45 AM

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.

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 |  Jun 17 2012, 11:01 AM

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.

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 |  May 05 2010, 7:42 AM


It’s probably the most talked about Volvo in a decade (if not longer) and the Swedish automaker has just released a new video highlighting the many awesome aspects of the Polestar Performance C30 Concept. In case you missed our first post on this car, the extra spicy hatch is in many ways like the Ford Focus RS500 – with a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine making 405-hp and 376 ft-lbs of torque. It also gets AWD with font and rear limited slip differentials, Brembo brakes and an Ohlins suspension setup.

As for the look of the car, it’s based on the Polestar Racing STCC (Swedish Touring Car Championship) C30 race car. Polstar also offers a line of aftermarket parts for Volvo cars.

But why read when you can watch? The video takes us through many of the car’s impressive details, with interviews with Derek Crabb, Volvo’s vice president of powertrain engineering and the executive director of motorsports engineering, as well as Polestar managing director Christian Dahl.

See the video after the jump. Plus we’ve tossed in another video of the car on track.

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