It was developed with Cyan Racing, Polestar's WTCC partner.
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.
Jalopnik is trying to make the world a better place by sending a traumatized driver to Lime Rock Park to regain his confidence behind the wheel.
Volvo slots a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain into the long-wheelbase version of the S60 luxury sedan for debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, but will only offer it in China for now.
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.
Volvo's longtime product chief and new head of American operations reveals that the ponderous S60 Cross Country is intended more for developing countries, but will be offered Stateside initially on a limited basis.
Australian police are testing out Volvo's hot S60 Polestar, owing to the sedan's subtle looks and smoking performance.
A Reuters story says that Volvo plans to ship a small number of its Chinese-built S60L sedans to the US this year, and that they could be joined by a Chinese-built S90 sedan.
Volvo brings its long-wheelbase S60L to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and gives it the luxed-up Inscription treatment while it's at it.
Volvo has revived the lifted sedan with its new S60 Cross Country, which is 2.5 inches taller than the standard sedan, making for a formidable winter vehicle.
Want some of Volvo's Cross Country goodness, but really prefer a sedan with a trunk over a wagon? You're in luck, friend, because that's precisely what the Swedish automaker has in store with the launch of the new S60 Cross Country.
Things have been slow in Gothenburg the past few years, but they're picking up speed. The only new model Volvo has released in the past four years since it was taken over by Geely – that being the V40 introduced in 2012 – started its development when the company was still under Ford's umbrella. But now the Swedish automaker is preparing to launch a volley of new models, and the new XC90 is only the starting point.
You saw their US reveal at this year's Chicago Auto Show and read our driving impressions from Sweden. Now, if you act fast, you can actually own one of the very limited 2015.5 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models coming to the United States. The order page for these slick Swedes is now online, but the slots are filling up about as quickly as these cars accelerate.