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Polestar has extended its T6 AWD optimization package from the XC90 flagship to the smaller S60 sedan, V60 wagon, and XC60 crossover, raising output and improving response throughout the powertrain.

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We Detail The Company's Ambitious Strategy For Electrification, Performance, And Autonomous Tech

Volvo is in the midst of an ambitious five-year product plan to replace every model in its lineup. But it's still making room for exciting new technologies including a new powertrains and autonomous systems.

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Volvo Enters The World Touring Car Championship, We Win

We take a look at the history of Volvo's motorsports division, and see what the future holds, including what it means for US products.

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Polestar is offering some mild performance upgrades for the new Volvo XC90 in both T6 and D5 specs, focused on throttle response and transmission performance.

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The performance experts at Polestar are reportedly prepping a hotter Volvo XC90 with 350 horsepower or more, and the division also has a tuned plug-in hybrid in the works.

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Including A Sweet Volvo Wagon Restomod

Jay Leno takes viewers on a tour of his garage to check out some of his ongoing projects. Just some of them include a Volvo wagon restomod, Mercedes-Benz transporter replica, and an unfinished hot rod.

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Volvo is bringing 265 more S60 and V60 Polestar models to the US for the limited vehicle's second production run. This latest batch is available in two additional colors.

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After years of collaboration, Volvo Cars has acquired 100 percent of Polestar Performance AB, the tuning division of Volvo's longstanding racing partner that will now be left to concentrate on motorsports.

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Volvo and Polestar have teamed up once again to produce the more performance-oriented V40 Carbon edition, boasting a number of enhancements but only available in select markets, of which ours is sadly not one.

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Volvo tuning and racing partner Polestar has developed a series of enhancements for Drive-E models, available direct from the dealership and fully covered by warranty.

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Back by popular demand, Volvo is following up on the first batch of S60 and V60 Polestar performance models with another 750 units for the 2016 model year.

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Volvo's performance arm Polestar is said to be working on both gasoline and diesel versions of the new XC90, tipped to arrive in 2016 with around 360 horsepower or so and a host of other upgrades.

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Australian police are testing out Volvo's hot S60 Polestar, owing to the sedan's subtle looks and smoking performance.

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Volvo's product planning chief reveals that there'll be more Polestar performance models roaring down the pipeline, starting with another batch of S60s and V60s.

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Volvo is in the midst of a rebirth of sorts. It's completely revitalizing its product lineup, it's rolling out new powertrain technologies, and as it announced just the other day, it's completely changing directions when it comes to its marketing and sales approach. That will include selling new cars online, pulling out of all but the most essential global auto shows, and ceasing its sponsorship of all activities save for the Volvo Ocean Race. But what about its motor racing activities on land?

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I must have been around Bar Mitzvah age when I was in the back of my parents' car on the highway as we passed a truck full of Volvo 850 T-5R wagons – half of them in black, half in banana yellow. It was one of the coolest things I'd ever seen: a whole gaggle of sleeper power wagons that were infinitely cooler than whatever minivan we were riding in. Hard to believe that was 20 years ago, but it was. And Polestar is understandably keen to mark the anniversary of the first overt Volvo perfor

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Volvo is getting serious about emerging from the fringes and into the mainstream of the luxury automobile market. But if it's going to challenge the Germans, it's going to need a performance line. And that's just what it's developing with Polestar.

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In the market for a Volvo V60, but can't decide between the Polestar version of the D6 Plug-in Hybrid? Well, chances are, if you're reading these tree-hugging pages, you've already made up your mind, but allow us to make the decision a little easier for you.

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We were pretty smitten with the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models during our First Drive in Sweden a few months ago. We especially loved the way that its Öhlins adjustable dampers offered a perfect balance between suppleness and sporty handling. Now, the rest of the world will finally be getting the chance to take the Polestar models for a spin because Volvo is shipping out the first units of the limited-edition vehicles.

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Volvo's Polestar sub-brand has made the transition nicely from being the company's racing arm to building some seriously cool, Swedish cars. Now that it has a few models under its belt, it plans to grow larger and greener. The next-generation of Polestar-tuned vehicles are rumored to include high-performance hybrid and diesel powertrains.

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Hyper-Rare Swedes Get It Just Right By Being Just Enough

Polestar Performance has been around since 1996, but until recently, it only did two things: manage Volvo motorsports operations and run a specialist consumer-facing side that built concept cars and boosted Volvo's turbocharged production cars by 15 to 60 horsepower. Five years ago, it fulfilled its long-held desire to engineer an actual production car, first creating the C30 Polestar Performance Concept, a showcar that led to the C30 Polestar Limited Edition.

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