The strongest series Volvos cost
Cologne, 8 July 2016
So far, it was not yet clear whether Volvo offers the new PoleStar versions of S60 and the V60 outside of Sweden. Now there is certainty and this is quite positive. The most powerful series models are orderable now in this country. However, they are not exactly cheap.
With 367 HP and 470 nm
Under the hood of the new athletes, each works a modified four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with 367 horsepower. In comparison, without PoleStar tuning, the two-liter unit in the T6 models developed maximum 306 horsepower. The performance advantage of 61 HP to 70 on 470 nm of torque, swollen has larger turbochargers, new connecting rods and camshafts, a larger air intake as well as a more powerful fuel pump.
In less than five seconds from 0-100 km/h
The transmission to the wheels via an eight-speed automatic also modified and a four-wheel drive system. So equipped, the S60 sedan accelerates in 4.7 seconds to 100. The V60 station wagon needed for the standard Sprint 0.1 second longer. The top speed is electronically limited at 250 km/h electronically. Volvo PoleStar indicates the consumption 7.8 litres per 100 kilometres for the S60. For the V60 PoleStar is 8.1 litres.
Lots of extras, but a juicy Prize
In addition to the performance, the models feature an optimized distribution of weight, a weight reduced by 20 kilograms, a Brembo brake system with 371 millimeters in diameter and adjustable Öhlins shock absorbers. The typical pole star look is achieved with a diffuser, 20-inch alloy wheels, a front splitter and a rear spoiler. Inside, you will find leather sport seats with blue stitching. The aforementioned stitching and leather are used also on the steering wheel and the floor mats, the door panels and armrests. Prices start pole star at 68,000 euros for the Volvo S60, the new top version of the Volvo V60 is 69.600 euro available. (ml)