XC90 T8 Polestar Optimisation, the Volvo more powerful the story


Since Volvo acquired his trainer’s official Polestar blue star has become more active than ever. Last week it presented its new program, Polestar Optimisation for the sedans S90 and V90 with diesel engines D5, including the announcement of his same work on the versions petrol T6 will arrive soon. Today the swedes give out the results on your flagship XC90.

Polestar presents to your Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine which increases its output power until the 421 HP and 680 Nm maximum torque when your engine working at peak performance. If we look carefully, in this version the propellant four-cylinder gasoline yields 334 HP and 440 Nm of torque, while the electric motor also suffers from an improvement of their qualities producing 87 HP and 240 Nm of maximum torque.

The new Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar Optimisation reaches 100 km/h in only 5.5 seconds, which means a substantial reduction in the time needed to complete the sprint, before to 5.9 seconds. The increase of their capabilities does not involve changes in their consumption figures, emissions and range-of-electric range (up to 34 km) approved.


The Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid high-performance standard provides up to 400 HP and 640 Nm of torque, because the combustion engine has 320 HP and 400 Nm of torque, while the electric power is made up with 80 HP and 240 Nm of torque.

The increase of the power is not uncontrollable but you know that Polestar modifies the whole train of transmission in five key areas, including the engine itself, being the combination of all of them which makes him earn a large dose of sportiness.

in Addition to the changes of the engine, which increases your maximum power output and its performance in the medium regime, improves the reactions of the accelerator, as well as the speed and accuracy of the gear change. Although the most significant change is found in the retention of the fly when we take a curve at high speed with heavy G-forces side, avoiding a possible change in the middle of the plotted to topple the vehicle.

The all-new Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar Optimisation is available starting today in some european markets.