The special sports department of Volvo, Polestar, has messed with the new XC60 plug-in hybrid T8. Its 421 hp will make the XC90 tie as the most powerful brand.
As M in BMW or AMG in Mercedes, Volvo, which recently announced its involvement with absolute electric and hybrid from 2019 exclusively so has its special department to further its range of cars: Polestar.
The Swedish automaker unveiled at the last Geneva Motor Show the new generation of the XC60, for which Polestar, the special department of the brand, is already beginning to leave their special touches. The most powerful version of the SUV Swedish, Volvo XC60 T8, it is now even more with the new changes: the supercharged petrol engine 2.0L passes from 320 to 334 hp, while the pair is now 61.2 mkg (4 more mkg). The heat engine of this plug-in hybrid has been retouched to respond, especially in the midrange. The electrical part, with a motor 87 hp, remains the same, so the combined power becomes now 421 CV.
Volvo XC60 T8 Poelstar, the most powerful
Thus, the Volvo XC60 T8 prepared by Polestar becomes the Volvo's most powerful production in its history. Yes, tied with the respective preparation elder brother XC60: the Volvo XC90 T8, a larger and heavier format, also declares 421 hp with the same mechanical combination.
Mechanical gearbox -in marches and retention-rise and throttle response They are those who have received modifications in the Swedish SUV. What remains the same in the Volvo XC60 T8 is your average consumption: 2.1 liters per 100 kilometers, and its autonomy in electric mode hundred percent, which remains 45 kilometers.
"Our goal is to create a usable performance driving situations everyday for Volvo drivers who want an enhanced experience. The new Volvo XC60 has an excellent base, a dynamic chassis and engines last generation on which to work, "say from Polestar, what maintain security in all Volvo cars. Preparations, such as the XC60 T8, which also have their extension in petrol variants T5 and T6 and the D4 and D5 Diesel.
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