By on June 18, 2012

Even though Project Volvo is geared towards the budget end of the scale, Sweden’s Polestar has been working on a factory backed S60 concept that puts out 508 horsepower and 424 lb-ft. The most surprising element, aside from the absurd power, is a 6-speed manual gearbox, something not readily available on North American Volvos. Polestar has apparently built one for an unspecified customer. We won’t get to drive it, but we hear there’s a brown XC70 kicking around the press fleet with a Polestar ECU flash.

Get the latest TTAC e-Newsletter!

7 Comments on “Polestar’s Project Volvo Also Has A Manual....”



Back to TopLeave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Subscribe without commenting

Recent Comments

  • Re: Chapter One: The Repo Man And The Lexus

    Steven Lang - I love your handle! Remind me to use it should I ever become a professional wrestler. My VW mechanic actually lives out in Carroll County. Douglas and...
  • Re: Chapter One: The Repo Man And The Lexus

    LeMansteve - Nice story. A couple nit picks: The southern border of Haralson county may be shaped like an angry copperhead, but the rest of the county is shaped...
  • Re: Chapter One: The Repo Man And The Lexus

    David C. Holzman - even the name sounds like it should really be Tappaloosa rather than Tallapoosa. I believe you, but the most real thing about it to me is the...
  • Re: This Is Why Nissan Isn’t Bringing The Micra To America

    cdotson - The Elantra GT is a fundamentally different vehicle than the sedan on a substantially if not entirely different platform. The GT is...
  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1998 Audi A8

    dal20402 - I think the F-150 (and upcoming Super Duty) will de-exotify aluminum repair. Bob’s Collision will need to figure it out to stay in business, particularly in...
  • Re: Chapter One: The Repo Man And The Lexus

    Steven Lang - It’s real. In fact, I have found it be one of the most genuine places I have ever experienced. I live about 45 minutes away.
  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1998 Audi A8

    28-Cars-Later - Corey I thought you would enjoy this tidbit on German over-engineering which highlights my amazement with your former A8: “The Panther was a German medium...
  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1998 Audi A8

    PartsUnknown - Well here’s the thing – the tank is held in place with three 10mm bolts – easy peasy. I got the tank free, it is just so oddly shaped and...
  • Re: Junkyard Find: 1998 Audi A8

    dal20402 - That is one clean car, especially at 135k. I would have been scared away anyway, though. Maintain it fastidiously and still replace the engine at 60k? And that was...
  • Re: Chapter One: The Repo Man And The Lexus

    indi500fan - Great story man. The van pic is heartbreaking. Can’t wait for installment #2.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributing Writers

  • Jack Baruth, United States
  • Brendan McAleer, Canada
  • Marcelo De Vasconcellos, Brazil
  • Vojta Dobes, Czech Republic
  • Matthias Gasnier, Australia
  • W. Christian 'Mental' Ward, United States
  • Cameron Aubernon, United States
  • J Emerson, United States