The next V40 will offer all-electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain options.
Only a limited number of countries are getting dealers to start.
Owners will never need to step foot in a dealership.
Polestar plans to reveal the Polestar 1 at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show.
Be it a pure EV or a hybrid of some kind, it should be a knockout.
It was developed with Cyan Racing, Polestar's WTCC partner.
Volvo's former performance brand is going big.
But it will still do performance upgrades.
Volvo is far from dead in the US.
Volvo's tuning division managed to find an extra 21 hp and 29 lb-ft of torque in the XC90's highly stressed T8 powertrain.
The 2016 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar now use the twin-charged Drive-E engine to make 367 horsepower and 347 pound-feet of torque. The models are also 97 pounds lighter than last year and get slotted Brembo brakes. Deliveries begin this summer.
Wish your S60, V60, or XC60 had a sportier edge? Volvo is here to help with the new Polestar Performance Parts line.
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.
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.