Tag: Volvo Cars

Volvo Testing Flybrid KERS Technology In UK: Boosts Performance While Reducing Fuel Consumption

Volvo Car Group has been the leader when it comes to adopting new, environmentally friendly and safety technologies. For years now, no other car manufacturer has been as proactive as Volvo is and this is the reason why it is considered one of the best brands despite selling less vehicles per year compared to other global carmakers. As per the latest report, Volvo Group and Flybrid Automotive have joined hands to come up with better passenger cars. These companies are testing lightweight Flybrid flywheel KERS technology for passenger cars in the UK that offers boosted performance while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

Volvo has started the tests on normal city roads and test tracks located in the UK and Sweden, and is going to collect real world driving data from these test runs. Going by the recent results, the flywheel-based hybrid technology has delivered a performance boost of 80 hp



Volvo S60 Polestar -A performance concept car

On 16th June 2012, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Polestar, Mr Christian Dahl has presented the all awaited Volvo Polestar S60 in Gothenburg CityArena, Sweden. The motorsports king Polestar develop and design cars for sports purposes but this time with Volvo, they developed a performance giant in terms of power and torque with Haldex all-wheel drive system, robust chassis and Ohlins best suspension to make car performance ideal for long distance tour and power driving. With Volvo T6 Engine, polestar has generated a horsepower of 508 at 6500 RPM and a torque of 575 Nm at 5500 RPM.

The exhaust system of 3.5 inches stainless steel from Ferrita and updated air intake system. The manual six speed gear system with E-LSD in rear from Haldex.  Volvo S60 has top speed more than 300 kilometer/hour and accelerate to a speed of 0-100 kilometer/hour in just 3.9 seconds. An efficient total