one day saw it as the Volvo S90 and V90 received the package Polestar Performance Optimisation. Now the division sports of the Swedish brand dares to model larger and more powerful of the range: the Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine. This mechanical hybrid offered in the SUV added to the energy of a gasoline engine turbo four-cylinder and 2.0-liter with another electric motor to get 400 HP and 640 Nm.
But that was before they intervene Polestar. After his work, he has managed to reach a power of 421 HP and 680 Nm of torque, representing an increase of 21 HP and 40 Nm. To realize, 334 HP from the block of gasoline and 87 HP remaining of the electric. In this way we can say that it is the Volvo most powerful in the history of the brand. Your benefits also will increase slightly.
The Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar speed of 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds while maintaining a low consumption, thanks to the hybridization. Approves a consumption combined of only 2.1 l/100 km and we have to add an electric range of 43 kilometers. In addition, Polestar has improved his behavior by making a few tweaks, such as for example a throttle response more effective.
Also we can see it in the optimization of the transmission, we get that there is no change of place in the midst of a curve, so that the engine retains more and get a sports behavior. The Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar is already available in some markets in Europe, while it is expected to reach the united States next month of October.
Source – Volvo