VOLVO C30 PERFORMANCE CONCEPT
Polestar Performance, the team behind Volvo's championship-winning Swedish Touring Car Team, announced further technical details of its 400hp Volvo C30 AWD Performance Concept Prototype
The Polestar C30 PCP will premiere at the Gothenburg Auto Show on 22-25 April 2010.
The Polestar engineers turned their attention to the road car, the C30 Performance Concept Prototype was designed to evaluate what happens when a Championship-winning team get free-rein to design a car rather than developing it to fit very specific race regulations. With the Volvo C30 Concept, Polestar aimed to build further on the strong driving characteristics of the standard C30 and at the same time illustrate the link between the racing cars and the Polestar Performance products.
The car is based on Polestar's unique experience from developing the Volvo C30 into a winning racecar. The interior and exterior design reflects Polestar's know-how on the C30's aerodynamic and driving properties derived through several years of development and testing - from computer simulations, to wind tunnel and racetrack testing.
Polestar C30 Performance Concept Prototype Technical Specification
Volvo T5: 2.5L Turbo with larger intercooler and KKK26 turbo, modified pistons, connecting rods and inlet camshaft
Power Output: 405 hp. Torque: 510 Nm
Quaife mechanical differential front and rear on Haldex AWD
Ohlins shock absorbers and springs, quicker 2.25:1 steering rack
Front: 380mm Brembo discs with six-piston calipers
Rear: 330mm Brembo discs with four-piston calipers
Wheels and Tires:
19x8.75" BBS FI, 235/35 ZR19 Pirelli P Zero
Racing seats with Ternsjo leather and four-point harness
Aerodynamics derived from STCC racecar