Volvo offers the S60 sedan and V60 Polestar stationary with the brand’s new family of turbo Drive E four-cylinder engines. After the standard versions adopt a smaller engine instead of the old six-cylinder, the sedan and center of the Polestar sports brand also surrender to the wave of reduction with the new 2.0 turbo propeller, which now has 372 hp and 47.9 mkgf of torque..
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For the novel, the S60 and V60 Polestar have more power (22 hp more), but lose torque (3.1 mkgf less) compared to the previous model – which had a six-cylinder engine of 350 hp and 51 mkgf of torque. . Performance figures have been subtly improved, thanks in part to a 20 kg weight reduction: both accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, up from 4.9 seconds for previous models. The top speed of 250 km / h is the same as before. Both have all-wheel drive and are equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
According to Volvo, in relation to the 2.0 engine of the standard versions, Polestar adopted a larger turbo, compressor, new connecting rods, new camshafts, a larger air intake and a larger fuel pump to increase the propellant capacity. 20-inch wheels, electro-hydraulic power steering and larger brake discs are also new.
Launched in 2014, Polestar versions were only sold in a few countries. With the new strategy, Volvo will internationalize its sports division, continuing to sell compact versions in 47 countries, as well as increasing the production rate from 750 vehicles to up to 1,500 vehicles per year.