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Showing posts with label Polestar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Polestar. Show all posts

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The Polestar 2 Goes From Front- To Rear-Wheel Drive During Its Midcycle Refresh

Typically, when it comes to a car’s midcycle refresh, carmakers give it a spiffy new grille and wheels. At the most, they’ll probably offer an upgraded interior and powertrain as well. Well, the folks over at Polestar—the premium EV brand co-owned by Volvo Cars and Geely managed to do something different. They switched from a front-wheel drive layout to a rear-wheel drive one for their Polestar 2.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Volvo-Owned Polestar Will Build This 884-Horsepower EV Roadster

Volvo-owned Polestar has confirmed plans to put an electric roadster into production. While the production car is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6, customers can put in an order starting today.

Friday, April 9, 2021

Volvo's High-Performance Brand, Polestar, to Roll Out in Asia-Pacific

Volvo’s high-performance brand, Polestar is expanding its market footprint this year with the addition of new markets in the Asia Pacific. These markets will join the three new and previously announced European markets bringing their global footprint to 18 markets by the end of the year.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Volvo's Polestar Just Re-Invented the Side View Mirrors

It’s not everyday that a carmaker can claim that they’ve re-invented the side view mirror, but that’s exactly what happened with Volvo’s performance-oriented all-electric brand, Polestar.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Meet Volvo's 600-Horsepower High-Performance Car

Polestar, Volvo’s new performance brand has revealed the first of three high-performance models, the Polestar 1. Built at a purpose-built facility in China, it will start production in the middle of 2019. It delivers 600 horsepower and 1,000 Nm of torque thanks to its 4-cylinder Volvo Drive-E powertrain.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Polestar Performance Tweaks XC90; Makes It Most Powerful Volvo Ever

The new generation Polestar Performance Optimization has just been released for the Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine, making the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV even faster and more inspiring to drive.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Michelin Pilot Super Sport Prescribed for New Volvo Polestar

Michelin Philippines Chief Representative Michael Nunag announced that starting June 2014 all of the new Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, will be fitted with 245/35R20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport ultra-high performance tires. The new Volvos will be sold on four continents around the world.

The Polestar engineered cars are Volvo's fastest production cars ever and with their 350hp six cylinder turbocharged engines are able to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in just 4.9 seconds.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Volvo Philippines Offering Limited Edition Polestar Performance Package (w/ Brochure and Local Test Results)

Volvo Philippines unleashes a new breed of Volvos through a Limited Edition Performance Package on select Volvo models. Certain turbocharged and diesel variants of the Volvo S60, XC60 and XC90 have been upgraded with R-Design styling elements and Polestar-tuned engines, to offer even more value-laden Volvo Ownership experience.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Volvo Joins Australian V8 Supercars Championship

Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) announces it will have an official Volvo Polestar Racing team on the grid in the V8 Supercars Championship in 2014 and race the Volvo S60.

"I'm delighted to announce Volvos return to motorsport in Australia. Volvo has a rich motorsport heritage in this country, including winning Australia's most famous race, the Bathurst 1000, 15 years ago this coming October. As the first luxury car brand to enter an official factory team in the V8 Supercars Championship, we're determined to add to this heritage, while strengthening the presence of the S60 model line and the Volvo brand here in Australia," said Matt Braid, Volvo Car Australia Managing Director.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Volvo Now Offering Polestar Performance Package on Selected Models

Volvo Philippines goes full throttle as it now offers performance tuning for late-model Volvo gasoline and diesel turbocharged engines. The tuning is not limited to any single car and this makes the power boost available for a wide variety of old and new Volvos. Volvo works closely with its official motorsports partner, Polestar, and its team of engineers who have run Volvo official motorsport since 1996. Together, they developed the technology to ensure exhilarating driving wrapped in world-renowned Volvo safety.