The new S60 Polestar Engineered makes 48PS and 200Nm more than the outgoing twin-charged version
Volvo has released a few details about the performance-oriented version of the upcoming third-gen S60 sedan. But before we dig deep into the details, let us clarify that Polestar, which was the Swedish automaker’s performance wing previously, is now its all-electric performance arm. The details of the sedan’s go-fast version has us excited since Volvo already sells thesecond-gen S60 Polestar in India.
The latest version of the performance sedan will be called the S60 Polestar Engineered and will be revealed alongside the standard third-gen S60 sedan on 20 June, 2018 in the US. Volvo’s brand new facility in South Carolina, USA, will serve as the sedan’s global manufacturing hub.
The outgoing model is powered by Volvo’s 2.0-litre Drive-E petrol engine with performance enhancements from Polestar. It uses a supercharger as well as a turbocharger and is rated at 367PS and 470Nm, which is 61PS and 70Nm more than the standard version.