The Volvo C30 Polestar concept is a car that comes with a lot of expectations from a lot of people. Granted, the hype won’t be settled until after we see it out on the road, but thanks to Autocar, we’re getting an early look on what people are saying about Volvo’s emphatic answer to the Ford Focus RS.

Ironically enough, both the C30 Polestar and the new Focus RS come with the same 2.5-liter Volvo T5 engine, although Volvo will be quick to point out that their version has been quasi-tweaked to beat anything and everything the Focus RS can offer, including a 0-60mph time of just 4.6 seconds.

Whether there’s truth to that will be answered as soon as the car is released. In the meantime, check out Autocar’s test run of the C30 Polestar to get a closer look at the car the Focus RS should begin worrying about.


Source: Autocar UK

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  (702) posted on 06.9.2010

My memories of Volvos include the following: Buy a Volvo. They’re eboxy, but they’re good (from the movie "Crazy People"). Rust. Eccentric artsy people with a tweed jacket and patches on the elbows.

  (325) posted on 06.8.2010

Well, that’s a very smooth driving and I think the Polestar concept is either a bit of a tease from the company behind Volvo’s Swedish Touring Car effort.

  (3) posted on 06.8.2010

will the US get this car?

  (647) posted on 06.8.2010

It’s funny because both car are competing with each other yet they got the same 2.5 Turbo engine.

  (798) posted on 06.7.2010

looks like ford focus rs has found a serious competitor.. but I’m wondering why did the Ford and Volvo share the same engine for the both car?

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