- May 4, 2010
Video: Walk-around of 450-hp Volvo Polestar C30
Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Prototype Concept – Click above to watch video after the jump
If you've been itching for a closer look at the Polestar Performance Volvo C30 Performance Concept Prototype, you're in luck. The Swedish carmaker has rolled out a tasty little video that includes a complete walk-around of the hopped-up hatch and an interview with Derek Crabb, the brand's vice president of powertrain engineering and the executive director of motorsports engineering. There's even a few clips of the genuine C30 racers going fender to fender in the Swedish Touring Car Championship.
Christian Dahl also makes an appearance in the quick video. Dahl is the managing director at Polestar, and brought along his own insights into what it takes to build a 400 horsepower, all-wheel drive C30. According to Polestar, the team was able to build the C30 Performance Concept Prototype well above what the standard racing regulations allow, which allowed parts like those massive Brembo brakes to make their way into the creation.
All in all, it's a lot of work for a one-off car designed to do nothing more than build Volvo enthusiast's awareness of the Polestar brand. Now if only Geely would sign off on a limited production run. Head past the jump to see the video for yourself.
[Source: Volvo via YouTube]