Wednesday, April 6, 2016

2017 Volvo S60 Polestar First Drive: From Six Cylinders to Four

-For centuries, painters and photographers have adored the quality of daylight in the south of France, where tourism promoters tout 320 sunny days a year. Our visit covered three of the other days, during which we had not one glimpse of the sky over Provence. Clouds stretched horizon to horizon while fog and occasional rain blanketed the rocky hills outside of Marseille. But no matter. Entertaining driver’s roads also cover this landscape, and our group of 2017 Volvo S60 Polestars danced over these, their Rebel Blue paint glowing like fallen patches of clear sky that had dropped through the cloud layers. Traffic around us included Morgans and Lancia Delta Integrales driven by race fans headed, like us, for the Paul Ricard race circuit. This first weekend in April, Paul Ricard was hosting the season-opening race of the FIA’s 2016 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), in which Polestar’s new two-car team was making its debut. READ MORE ››

from Car and Driver Blog

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