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Polestar becomes standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars

Originally an independent motorsport team dedicated to racing Volvos, Polestar would later start tuning Volvo road cars and eventually be bought out by the Swedish automaker. Volvo’s original plan for Polestar was to make it an alternative to BMW M and Mercedes-AMG. But on Wednesday the... read more

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Polestar Volvo Cyan Racing

Polestar Racing To Become Cyan Racing

We're in love with the Polestar offerings from Volvo. The automaker loves them too, which is why it purchased Polestar earlier this year. The plan is to roll out more... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Volvo Buys Polestar, Confirms High-Performance Hybrids

Volvo hasn't been shy about its performance intentions, and now it’s made a significant move by buying Polestar, the Swedish motorsports and engineering firm that in... read more July 14, 2015 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Volvo Bringing A Few More Polestar Sedans & Wagons Stateside For 2016

The Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar cars are simply wonderful driving machines. These cars boast a 345-horsepower turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that sends power out to... read more June 17, 2015 by


 
Volvo tuner Polestar now offering optimization for Drive-E engines and drivetrains

Volvo Tuner Polestar Now Offering Dealer-Fitted Drivetrain Mods

Volvo’s official motorsport arm and burgeoning tuning division Polestar has come up with a new assortment of dealer-fitted upgrades designed to make your standard Volvo... read more April 29, 2015 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design

Volvo SUVs To Get The Polestar Treatment, Including New XC90

Volvo performance partner Polestar’s first dedicated models, the S60 and V60 Polestar, have just been launched on the market and already they’re selling out fast... read more October 16, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design

Polestar Tunes The Diesel-Electric Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

It wasn’t long ago that the term “hybrid” was associated purely with economy and saving the earth. However, thanks to the introduction of a new breed of... read more August 15, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

2015 Volvo S60 And V60 Polestar Priced, Selling Fast

Polestar doesn't yet have the mystique or history of BMW's Motorsport division, AMG or even Audi's RS line of vehicles. But what it does have is a team of engineers capable... read more August 12, 2014 by


 
2014 Volvo V40 D2 diesel - UK first drive

V40 Polestar To Be The Next Fast Volvo?

Swedish tuning firm Polestar needs very little introduction. It takes sensible Volvos, paints them an eye-searing shade of blue, and makes them very brisk indeed. It's... read more July 18, 2014 by


 
Jay Leno in the 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Jay Leno Creates Classic Stunt In A 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar: Video

Roughly 20 years ago, a 12-year-old boy wrote a letter to Jay Leno asking to be picked up from school in a Lamborghini. Leno agreed, and picked up the boy in what has since... read more June 12, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Future Polestar Volvos To Offer Diesel And Hybrid Options

Volvo's Polestar performance brand doesn't have the heritage of BMW M or Mercedes-AMG, but what it lacks in history it makes up for in style, performance and plenty of bright... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
Racing driver Scott McLaughlin tests the 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar

Volvo V8 Supercars Drivers Check Out The 2015 S60 Polestar: Video

Racing drivers Scott McLaughlin and Robert Dahlgren recently headed to northern Sweden to spend some time in the new 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar. The duo race a unique version of... read more April 2, 2014 by


 
Volvo’s first victory in V8 Supercars

Volvo Secures V8 Supercars Victory After Just Two Rounds

Volvo and its performance partner Polestar has secured their first victory in Australia’s competitive V8 Supercars race series after just two rounds of competition... read more March 17, 2014 by


 
2014 Volvo S60 V8 Supercars race car

Volvo And Polestar Reveal S60 Race Car For V8 Supercars: Video

The latest contender for the awesomeness that is Australia’s V8 Supercars touring car series has been revealed, the new S60 racer from Volvo and its motorsport and... read more February 13, 2014 by


 
2014 Volvo V8 Supercars race car engine

Hear Volvo's New V8 Supercars Engine Roar: Video

Formula One may be downsizing to turbocharged V-6 engines this year, but it’s good to see there are still some motorsport categories where a good ol’ V-8 remains... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

First Video Of The Polestar-Enhanced Volvo S60 And V60: Video

Volvo’s first Polestar-enhanced models have finally landed, and they look particularly tasty in their signature Rebel Blue paint schemes. But with any good performance... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
 

 
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