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Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Accent over 500 Hp

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Accent over 500 Hp

Nov 28 2012, 1:24pm CST | by

This might be Jay Leno's new ride

If I'm being honest, Volvo has never produced an automobile that caught my eye. Typically, I think of safety and boredom when I hear the Volvo name, but a new concept has surfaced that is certainly...

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Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Accent over 500 Hp

Nov 28 2012, 1:24pm CST | by

This might be Jay Leno's new ride

If I'm being honest, Volvo has never produced an automobile that caught my eye. Typically, I think of safety and boredom when I hear the Volvo name, but a new concept has surfaced that is certainly not boring. The concept car is called the Volvo S60 Polestar.

This concept is limited-edition to your vehicle with modified turbocharged straight six producing 508 hp and 421 pound-foot of torque. The machine also has a Haldex AWD system and special Ohlins suspension to make it right at home on the racetrack.

All that power equates to a Sprint from a stop to 62 mph in about 3.9 seconds and a top speed of over 186 mph. Apparently a rumor circulating that Jay Leno has purchased the blue car you see in the photos. Me likey.

 
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Audi readying diesel PHEV models for US and Europe

Jul 30 2014 7:06am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Hybrid, Technology, Crossover, Audi, Electric, Diesel With the racing pedigree provided by the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the German king of Le Mans is capitalizing on the connection between its road cars and race cars at every opportunity. Maybe there's an entire range of Le Mans Editions for the automakers diesel-hybrid offerings, with perhaps Tom Kri ...
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What were they thinking? A look at the 10 worst ‘halo’ cars

Jul 29 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

By definition, a “halo” vehicle is supposed to beam a positive light — or brand image — about its maker. Or, for more practical reasons, attract new vehicle buyers into showrooms filled with less exciting cars and trucks. Historically, the original 1990s Dodge Viper is considered the most successful halo car of all time. It enhanced Dodge’s role as Chrysler’s “performance” brand at a time when it was better kno ...
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Buick LaCrosse

Jul 28 2014 10:06pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Buick LaCrosse is a mid-to large-size four-door sedan that competes in both the mainstream and luxury markets. A V-6, hybrid, and front or all-wheel drive are available. The LaCrosse competes with the Volvo S60, Lexus ES, and the Acura TL. See our 2014 Buick LaCrosse review for more informat ...
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Audi A3

Jul 28 2014 8:47pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Audi A3 is a compact, luxurious hatchback that's been for sale since 2013. It was initially unique in its class, before the Volvo C30 and Lexus CT200h arrived on the scene. It’s one of the few Audis that shares its underpinnings with a Volkswagen—the Golf in this case—which means ...
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Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

Jul 27 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

1. 2014 Nissan Rogue2. 2015 Volvo XC603. 2014 Honda CR-V4. 2014 Mazda35. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class6. 2015 Lincoln MKC7. 2014 Highlander Hybrid8. 2015 Volvo S609. 2014 Honda Civic10. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstre ...
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Fairline Targa 48 Open

Jul 26 2014 11:31pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Fairline Targa 48 Open inspires luxury and relaxation and is equipped with all it needs to impress even the most demanding yacht lovers.The yacht offers a lot of space, many spots for relaxations and an inviting sunpad. The cabin layout was designed to offer a versatile and comfortable living space and features a mid master with an optional sofa that converts into an additional bed. Moreover, there i ...
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These are the top luxury cars bought by people entering the segment for the first time

Jul 25 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti, Land Rover, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Luxury Let's say you just got a big promotion at work or the kids are moving out of the house, and you finally have some extra money. You decide to blow it all at once and treat yourself by upgrading your ride. Naturally, you look to a luxury automaker. What do you choose? Models like the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class may be tailor-made to introduce buyers to the p ...
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BMW X3

Jul 23 2014 10:07pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW X3 is a mid-size, luxurious SUV that’s made here in the States at the Spartanburg, South Carolina BMW plant. Prices start in the upper $30,000 range, and the X3 sits between the BMW X1 and X5. It competes with the Cadillac SRX, Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover LR2, Audi Q5, and the Vo ...
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The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video]

Jul 23 2014 4:06pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some that have been less successful. This year will be no exception. Japan's automakers make up the bulk of the list of discontinued models for t ...
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The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video]

Jul 23 2014 4:02pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some that have been less successful. This year will be no exception. Japan's automakers make up the bulk of the list of discontinued models for the 2015 model year: Acura is replacing the TL and TSX with the new TLX sedan, Honda is ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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