The 2017 Volvo V60 Polestar Wagon model, which is going to hit the United States dealerships soon, benefits from a slick double-pronged performance wallop. The 2017 model V60 Polestar gains additional power from its new turbocharged and supercharged engine, at the same time as it sheds unnecessary weight in ways that assist in improving acceleration and balance.
The modifications come with news that Polestar, the global motorsport partner of Volvo, will expand its worldwide scope from 13 to 47 worldwide countries and boost the yearly production from 750 units to 1,500 units. However, the automaker has not yet confirmed about the number of units destined for the United States.
2017 Volvo V60 Polestar Changes, Exterior
The 2017 V60 Polestar features aero-optimizing Polestar-planned front splitters, lower diffusers and back spoilers. In addition to having a complete Polestar chassis reorganize, the 2017 model V60 Polestar also benefits from recalibrated electro-supported power steering and bigger gapped brake rotors on its Brembo brakes. Rounding out the external restructure, the new vehicle comes equipped with a set of 20-inch diameter frivolous alloy wheels, covered in muggy Z-ranked 245/35 sized Pilot Super Sports tires from Michelin in the front and at the back .
The 2017 V60 Polestar will be available in four attractive body colors that include:
The wagon is rather more prepared to rotate than was the sedan version. As earlier, manually adaptable dampers from racing provider, Öhlins, work with much firmer springs and retuned suspension parts to offer the new V60 Polestar a rigid and expected mix of cornering ability and ride fulfillment. Even when the stability control is not in function, by no means, the new vehicle is fully off, so the vehicle can be recovered from the most ham-fisted movements.
The 2017 V60 Polestar Wagon will be lighter by 44 pounds than the earlier model and heavier by 100 pounds than its sedan counterpart.
2017 Volvo V60 Polestar Interior
The cabin will be more luxurious and comfortable than earlier models in the Volvo lineup. As a result, it comes equipped with a liberal amount of Nubuck and charcoal Alcantara. The cabin of the new wagon also features distinctive Polestar graphic touches on the profoundly bolstered race seats, shifter knob, sports steering wheel, door panels, mats plus a carbon fiber middle stack and rubber-studded aluminum pedals or a footrest.
The 2017 Volvo V60 Polestar engine section also gets some upgrades. As a result, the new vehicle comes equipped with a new Drive-E powertrain that comes with a larger turbo, improved connecting rods, a bigger air intake, re-profiled camshafts and an elevated capacity fuel pump.
The new V60 Polestar Wagon comes equipped with a powerful turbocharger and supercharger engine with the displacement of 2.0 liters. The engine is fine-tuned to produce the utmost power of 367 ponies and the utmost torque of 347 lbs per foot, which are 65 ponies and 52 lbs per foot more than the power and torque of its T6 complement.
The engine will be mated to an eight-velocity mechanical transmission, supported by a paddle-shift. The new Volvo wagon will be offered with a BorgWarner all-wheel drive system as standard. The powerful engine takes the wagon to a velocity of 60 mph from the static mode in 4.5 seconds, which is faster than the earlier model by 0.3 seconds, and assists it to attain the maximum velocity of 155 mph.
Base price and the release date
The 2017 Volvo V60 Polestar release date is expected to be during the month of August 2016. However, it is expected that there will not be many variations in the cost of the new vehicle when compared to that of the earlier model. Hence, it is expected that the estimated base price of the new V60 Polestar in the United States will be around $62,240.
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New Volvo V60 Polestar 2017 Photos