A few weeks ago, Polestar has become a true member of Volvo after the Swedish car manufacturer has bought all the shares. Now, Polestar has their first project after the new era.

We are talking about a performance package offered for the all-new XC60. As you already know, the XC60 is the best selling premium SUV in Europe and the new generation is likely to continue this.

Polestar is offering a performance package for the entire engine range but today we only have info about the hybrid one. The XC60 T8 is delivering 408 horsepower thanks to a 2.0 liter petrol engine and an electric motor. After a few tweaks, the hybrid power train can deliver 421 horsepower. More than that, the engine response and the throttle response have been updated in order to deliver better pefromances.

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”Our goal is to create usable performance in everyday driving situations for Volvo owners who want an enhanced driving experience,” Henrik Fries, Vice President of R&D at Polesta, described the idea behind the XC60 by Polestar. “The new XC60 has provided us with an excellent base to work on with a dynamic chassis and a state of the art powertrain. With the Polestar optimization, it makes the new Volvo XC60 a true drivers’ car.”

Source: Volvo