After a lot of waiting, the Swedish manufacturer has finally brought its performance arm, Polestar to the Indian shores and is ready to take the fight to the rivals. The Volvo S60 Polestar has been priced at INR 52.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) which is extremely competitive considering the craftsmanship and power on tap. It competes against the likes of Audi S4 and Mercedes-Benz C-43 AMG.
The exteriors of the S60 Polestar sport minor changes over the standard S60 which comprise of restyled front bumper with splitters and large air intakes, addition of LED DRLs on headlamps while the side profile shows off the sleek side skirt, 20 inch alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. The rear end comes with boomerang LED taillights with dual exhausts and rear splitter for the sporty feel as well as appearance.
Inside the Polestar, there is a huge wave of creature comforts as it will be available over the top of the line T6 trim. The cabin will comprise of contrast stitching on the upholstery, heated front and rear seats, fully adjustable front seat with memory function, auto climate control with air purifier along with a glass moonroof. The infotainment unit is a Sensus connect with GPS, Bluetooth and app connectivity with SOS feature as well.
The main point of attraction is the 2.0 litre four-cylinder Drive-E engine which is turbocharged as well as supercharged while churning out 362 bhp of power with 470 Nm of torque. The gearbox is an 8-speed automatic which sends power to all four wheels.
Any Volvo is always high on safety just like this as it gets, On-call app teamed with parking assist, Active high beam, ABS, tire pressure monitoring system, Blind Spot Information System, adaptive cruise control and city safety collision system.