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S60 Polestar is Volvo’s fastest car, 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, and is now on sale in India

Polestar is to Volvo what AMG is to Mercedes, RS is to Audi and M is to BMW. Guess Volvo was thinking, why should the Germans have all the fun!

Volvo S60 Polestar India Grille

Based on a regular road going S60, the S60 Polestar has over 250 new parts and has been tested all over the world.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Rear

The S60Polestar is 80% stiffer than the regular S60, yet maintains the comfort which we have all known to be a staple in newer Volvos.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Wheels

Unlike the Germans, who tend to overdo the badges, the S60 Polestar is modest in line with Volvo’s family values. The one on the exhaust pipes, though, is a classy touch!

Volvo S60 Polestar India Exhaust

The short drive at Kari Motor Speedway was enough to know the intentions of this sports sedan though – its happy to shed its good manners and delight you.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Track

Volvo’s new range of Drive E engines is what powers the S60 Polestar, with a 2 litre 4 cylinder motor, turbo charged and supercharged to make 367 hp and 470 Nm of torque.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Instrument Panel

The S60 Polestar weighs 1756 kgs, comes with a Borgner AWD system and even launch control. Yeah, we are still talking about a Volvo.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Rear

The Sport+ mode ensures revs don’t drop below 4000 rpm and there are no mid corner upshifts too.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Dashboard

The S60 Polestar will only be available in 3 colours, but we don’t think you need to look beyond this gorgeous blue. Priced at Rs 52.5 lakh, the Volvo S60 Polestar will be available in limited numbers (30) for the Indian market.

Volvo S60 Polestar India Interior

The full story will appear in the May issue of Motoring World