The S60 Polestar Engineered is a subscription-only car

The U.S.-built Volvo S60 was launched last week, and the automaker has already announced that the top-of-the-line hybrid version, the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered, will be available from June 28. But, there’s a catch – only 20 of these will be available, and only by subscription through Care by Volvo. Customers who have enrolled in Care by Volvo can make a monthly payment of $1100, before taxes and registration fees, for the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered. These monthly payments cover insurance, service, and maintenance of the car.

Heart Of The Matter

Pricing for the Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered is Far From What You'd Expect
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The S60 T8 Polestar Engineered gets an all-wheel-drive system and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is both Supercharged and Turbocharged

The S60 T8 Polestar Engineered gets an all-wheel-drive system and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is both Supercharged and Turbocharged. It produces a total of 415 horsepower and 494 pound-feet of torque, enough for it to race from naught to 62 mph in 4.3 seconds.

The changes don’t stop here; the Polestar Engineered also gets Öhlins’ dual-flow valve shock absorbers, Brembo mono-block brake calipers painted gold in Polestar fashion, a strut bar for better stability, and adjustable shock absorbers. The latter of which is lifted from the Polestar 1. The Polestar Engineers rolls on exclusive, 19-inch, forged wheels.

Our Take

Pricing for the Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered is Far From What You'd Expect Exterior
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Not only will it help Volvo market the subscription program, but it will also serve as a good launching pad when it is available for purchase

Launching limited numbers of a powerful sedan through their subscription program is a clever move by Volvo. Not only will it help Volvo market the subscription program, but it will also serve as a good launching pad when it is available for purchase. We speculate the car to retail around $75,000; a premium of $20,000 over the regular S60 T8 hybrid. When you consider how the Polestar 1 was priced, we are ready for any sort of surprise. Let us know what you think about the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered in the comments section below.

Further Reading

2019 Volvo S60 Exterior
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Press release

Volvo Car USA announced the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered sedan will be available in extremely limited quantity, with only 20 of the 415hp vehicles available in the United States. These will be available for subscription tomorrow, June 28 after noon ET, exclusively through the Care by Volvo app.

Care by Volvo customers can simply choose their S60 T8 Polestar Engineered in app and make all-inclusive, monthly payments that cover insurance, service, and maintenance. The all-inclusive pricing of the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered is $1100 per month before local taxes and registration fees.

Polestar Engineered, developed with Volvo Cars’ electric performance arm Polestar, is a complete offer, applying Polestar’s performance engineering expertise to the car’s wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control unit. The offer reflects Volvo Cars’ and Polestar’s commitment to electrification.

Additional details:

S60 T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered
Only 20 available in the United States
MY19 exclusively available via the Care by Volvo App
415-hp, 494 lb/ft torque Polestar Optimized T8 Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain
Polestar Engineered Öhlins Suspension
Polestar Engineered Brembo Brakes with Gold Calipers
Polestar Engineered Strut Bar
Exclusive 19” Forged Alloy

Also available for subscription now in the Care by Volvo app* is the S60 T6 Momentum and T6 R-Design.

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