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Polestar Engineered upgrade to be offered on top-spec Volvo '60 series' T8 models

Volvo " s performance offshoot, Polestar, has announced a series of upgrades it will be offering on top-spec T8 versions of its upcoming S60 saloon.

In terms of power, Volvo is claiming that an S60 T8 Twin Engine Polestar Engineered will produce 415hp and 494lb ft, up from 400hp and 472 as standard. "This strategy is firmly grounded in our shared belief in an electric future for the vehicle industry".

Polestar may be its own brand now, but it will also continue to act as the performance arm of Volvo for the foreseeable future. All Volvo models will be available with electrified powertrains by 2019, and the new S60 will be available with the T8 supercharged, turbocharged, plug-in electric 2.0-liter I-4.

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Volvo will introduce the next-generation S60 on June 20 during an event held at its new Charleston, South Carolina, factory. The plant is the sole production site for the new S60, which is the first Volvo auto made in the US.

New lightweight wheels have an open design to show off the eye-catching golden-painted brake callipers, the new hallmark colour for Polestar Engineered components.

Chassis mods include Polestar Engineered multi-link front- and rear-suspensions, featuring Ohlins shocks with dual-flow valves that allow stiffened springs and shocks with no affect on ride quality.

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However, judging by the recent release of the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered, it might be more accurate to say that "electrification" is the future of Volvo. The eight-speed automatic transmission has also been recalibrated to speed up changes and sharpen response. The brake pads have increased heat tolerance while the brake discs' slotted design further improves heat reduction.

The shocks are borrowed from the Polestar 1 hybrid performance vehicle, meaning they are adjustable. "All components have been fine-tuned to work together, delivering a responsive and exciting drivers' vehicle".

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