The Polestar is a performance twist given to Volvo S60 by its in-house tuning division. It is the first performance car the Swedish brand has launched in India. It is a seriously quick car, which is evident in its 0-100 kmph time at 4.7 seconds. The 360 hp engine can propel the car to a limited top speed of 250 kmph. The Polestar is performance inclined, but also comes fitted with comfort and convenience bits like climate control, ventilated seats and an infotainment system. In terms of safety too, the car is on point with standard airbags, ABS with brake assist and traction control.
Collision warning system automatically applies brakes when it senses impending colliosion.
Blind spot detection aids the driver by alerting him if there is traffic just behind the car as well as to its side.
Lane departure warning alerts the driver if the car is about to veer out of lane
Besides additions and upgrades under the bonnet, the S60 Polestar gets visual changes like a sportier body kit and 20-inch Polestar alloy wheels. The car is available in three colours – the signature rebel blue, onyx black and ice white.
The S60 Polestar is offered with a a 'Sensus' infotainment system, steering mounted audio controls, dual zone climate control, ventilated seats, electrically adjustable front seats and and driving modes.
The Volvo S60 Polestar is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine which is supercharged and turbocharged. It produces 360 hp of power and 470 Nm of torque.
The car comes with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Polestar has given it larger brakes (371mm Brembo six-piston calliper brake discs) compared to those on S60 sedan. For safety, it gets features like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, a collision-avoidance system and blind-spot detection. Along with these, the car comes with dual front, side, curtain and knee airbags, traction control, reverse parking sensors with camera, ABS with Brake Assist.
The S60 Polestar will go 19-20 kmpl on the highway and about 16 kmpl in the city, as claimed by the company