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2010 Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept news, pictures, and information
Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept PrototypePremiere for concept car from Volvo Cars' official Racing and Performance Partner
This weekend Volvo Cars and Polestar enter their fifteenth consecutive motorsport season in the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) as reigning champions. But even before the racing cars exit the pit for the weekends' first practice session, Polestar now present the ultimate Volvo car for the street.
Main objective wîth the Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept Prototype is to explore what happens when racing engineers and designers get free hands to build a street car without any limitations set by a specific racing regulation.
Polestar has a long and successful competition history wîth Volvo, racing wîth 850, S40, and S60. In 2009, Polestar won the STCC for Volvo Cars wîth the C30, a car they developed completely from scratch.
The close relationship between Polestar and Volvo Cars in testing and development has lead up to Polestar receiving the responsibility to develop Polestar Performance Engine Optimization Products as a complement to Volvos standard cars.
|Engine : 2.5 L., 5-cylinder|
Power: 405 hp
Torque: 376 ft-lbs
6-speed Manual, 5-speed Automatic
With the Volvo C30 Polestar Concept Prototype, Polestar aimed to build further on the strong driving characteristics of the standard C30 and at the same time illustrate the link between the racing cars and the Polestar Performance products.
The car is based on Polestars unique experience from developing the Volvo C30 into a winning race car. The interior and exterior design reflects Polestars know-how on the C30's aerodynamic and driving properties derived through several years of development and testing - from computer simulations, to wind tunnel and race track testing.
The car will premiere for the public at Gothenburg Motor show April 22-25.Source - Volvo
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