Volvo will be "charged"with electric cars under the brand Polestar

Polestar, a division of Volvo in the development of vehicles with increased performance will create a "charged" electric cars.

Currently, Volvo is actively developing its vehicles with hybrid plants. In particular, earlier the company announced that the hybrid version will be offered for each model as the implementation of the programme for the complete renewal of the range.

By 2019, Volvo introduced an all-electric car designed on the modular architecture of the SPA. Obviously, it is on the basis of this model will be designed for "hot" electric cars under the brand Polestar.

And while the brand Polestar shows at the International motor show in Los Angeles the fastest Volvo in the history of the company — "charged" version of the S60 sedan and V60 wagon. These machines are able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, and top speed is 250 km/h.

Based on the power plant of the car taken two-liter engine Drive-E. Specialists, Polestar added a larger turbocharger, a compressor, installed new connecting rods, new camshafts, larger intake and a more powerful fuel pump that corresponds to that engine.

A modified engine with a capacity of 362 HP combined with the AWD system and the BorgWarner optimized eight-speed automatic transmission Geartronic.

Note that the first cars Polestar, approved for use on public roads, was released in 2014. At present the Polestar is actively expanding the geography of sales and doubles the production with the same 750 to 1,500 vehicles per year. published




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