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V8 Supercars: Polestar Will Not Renew Contract After 2016 Season

posted by on 4 May 2016 in Motorsport News

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Polestar, a Volvo Car Group company, responsible for performance offers and motorsport activities of the group, has decided to not renew the three-year V8 Supercars contract that ends after the current season. ”We have enjoyed a good cooperation with Garry Rogers Motorsport and the championship organisers, but our strategy and business objectives requires us now […] More…

V8 Supercar: Scott McLaughlin Claims Clean Sweep at Phillip Island

posted by on 19 April 2016 in Motorsport News

2016 V8 Supercar Championship Round 3. 
Phillip Island SuperSprint, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Victoria, Australia.
Friday 15th April to Sunday 17th April 2016.
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McLaughlin takes second spot on leader board Volvo S60 driver Scott McLaughlin’s emphatic clean sweep at Phillip Island on the weekend has propelled him into second place in the 2016 V8 Supercars championship. The 22 year-old Volvo-Wilson Security Racing GRM driver dominated the weekend, winning both races, as well as two pole positions, and setting […] More…

New 367 horsepower Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar now available

posted by on 1 April 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and Polestar, the performance brand owned by Volvo Cars, have announced the launch of the quickest cars they have ever made – the new 367hp Polestar S60 sedan and V60 estate. The car makes the zero to 100kmh sprint in 4.7 seconds and is limited to a top speed […] More…

Introducing Polestar Performance Parts for Volvo cars

posted by on 2 March 2016 in Volvo News

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Polestar introduces a whole new line of high-performance products in the form of Polestar Performance Parts, offering even more driving pleasure to Volvo drivers. Polestar Performance Parts offers a wide range of extensively developed enhancements for the Volvo S60, V60, V40 and XC60 models to begin with, including chassis parts, wheels, exhaust, interior and exterior […] More…

Polestar introduces Performance Optimization for T6 AWD

posted by on 1 February 2016 in Volvo News

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The new generation Polestar Performance Optimization has been made available for Volvo’s award winning Drive-E T6 models with four-wheel drive. The optimization was previously only available for the all-new Volvo XC90 T6 AWD, but is from today available for the S60, V60 and XC60 T6 AWD models. ”The already powerful and agile T6 AWD models […] More…

Volvo S60 Polestar introduced in South Africa

posted by on 1 December 2015 in Volvo News

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The Volvo S60 Polestar has been introduced to the South African market with a limited number of 28 cars that were pre-sold weeks before arriving in the country. ”The SA market has had a keen interest in Polestar since our successful introduction of the Performance Optimisation in 2011 and we are glad to see the […] More…

Polestar launches Performance Optimization for the new Volvo XC90

posted by on 5 November 2015 in News Volvo News

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The new generation Polestar Performance Optimization is now available for the new Volvo XC90, making the car even more dynamic and responsive to drive. ”The new XC90 is by far the most advanced car from Volvo in terms of chassis and drivetrain, making it a thrill for us to work with. The Polestar optimization takes […] More…

Polestar Optimisations released for Volvo’s T5 and D4 engines

posted by on 28 October 2015 in Volvo News

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There are two new Polestar Performance Optimisations released this week for two award winning Volvo Drive-E engines of model year 2016: the T5 petrol engine and D4 diesel engine*. The latest optimisations are of the new generation Polestar Performance Optimisation, developed and designed by the engineers of Polestar and the racing drivers of Polestar Cyan […] More…

Scott McLaughlin chasing new surfboard at Gold Coast 600

posted by on 21 October 2015 in Motorsport News

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Scott McLaughlin is chasing a new surfboard as prize in the Gold Coast 600 race this weekend at Surfers Paradise. ”This track requires a lot of bravery and commitment, but rewards you when you use the most of that. Our car is normally pretty good around here. We got a podium last year, hopefully we […] More…

STCC title decider next up as Polestar Cyan Racing celebrates 20 years

posted by on 23 September 2015 in Volvo News

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The 2015 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship title will be decided in the season finale at Knutstorp this weekend that marks 20 years for Polestar Cyan Racing in Swedish motorsport. The team has claimed 15 titles, 98 victories, 219 podium finishes and 88 pole positions since 1996. ”This is a proud weekend for us all in […] More…