Volvo Announces Extended Availability of Polestar
Performance Software Packages
Upgrade Now Available for earlier T6 and 2.5T engines
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Oct. 31, 2012) - Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) announced today factory-authorized performance tuning software for several earlier Volvo models is now available at Volvo retailers across the country.
The Polestar performance tuning software is now available for the following models:
T6 Engines - 281 HP to 311 HP
2.5T Engines -- 208 HP to 237 HP
Polestar tuning software delivers quicker throttle-response, more torque and more horsepower for an enhanced driving experience. The added power does not affect certified fuel economy, as the efficient tuning of the engine only increases the power output when it is needed.
The T6 Polestar software brings the two carlines to 311 HP and 354 lb.-ft torque, while the 2.5T brings the five carlines to 237 HP and 273 lb.-ft. The Polestar software carries a MSRP of $1,495 and $1,295 respectively.
Collectively, the Polestar performance software package is now available for the following carlines:
Polestar Performance with its Headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden is Volvo Car's official Motorsport and Performance Partner. Polestar has collaborated with Volvo since 1996 and is currently responsible for all of Volvo's major undertakings in motorsport. Since 2009 Polestar also develops Performance optimization software for Volvo cars. In 2011 Polestar products are sold and installed by Volvo Dealers in 15 countries.
For more information please refer to http://www.polestar.se/
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