After a Polestar 1 to be constructed subsequent year, a new marque goes all-electric, all-the-time, yet Volvo will use that sub-brand to balance a possess PHEV models commencement with a subsequent S60 competition sedan.
Polestar Engineered is a new connection of Volvo and Polestar. All Volvo models will be accessible with electrified powertrains by 2019, and a new S60 will be accessible with a T8 supercharged, turbocharged, plug-in electric 2.0-liter I-4. Polestar will balance that powertrain with a new engine control section that boosts it to 415 horsepower and 494 pound-feet, adult 15 horses and 22 pound-feet, a Swedish automaker announced in a recover one week before it unveils a new S60 during a opening of a Charleston, South Carolina public plant, solitary manufacturer of a new sedan.
From Polestar 2 on, a Volvo subbrand will build and marketplace pristine battery-electric vehicles only. But Polestar Engineered will lend a imprimatur to several PHEV models, including a new V60 automobile and XC60 sport/utility models.
Volvo says a Polestar Engineered ECU increases fuel potency while adding torque and power, and is emissions-neutral. The ECU also recalibrates a eight-speed involuntary transmission.
Chassis mods embody Polestar Engineered multi-link front- and rear-suspensions, featuring Ohlins shocks with dual-flow valves that concede stiffened springs and shocks with no impact on float quality. The S60’s strut bar and tractable startle absorber pattern are common with a Polestar 1 opening PHEV.
The Polestar Engineered S60 gets Brembo mono-block brakes with six-piston calipers, expel in one square and optimized for rigidity. A slotted pattern in a stop discs and a stop pads urge feverishness tolerance.
Gold is Volvo Polestar Engineered’s signature color. The Brembo calipers are embellished gold, peaking out from new lightweight wheels for a Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered. Seatbelt straps are gold, too, and a automobile comes with Polestar emblems and black chrome empty pipes.
Polestar Engineered Volvo S60s, V60s, and XC60s will tip any model’s range, above R Design cars. They will be accessible in 2019, with singular accessibility in Volvo dealerships and by a Care by Volvo subscription service.