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RE: Pic of the Week: Polestar Volvo S60

RE: Pic of the Week: Polestar Volvo S60

Friday 22nd June 2012

Pic of the Week: Polestar Volvo S60

The Swedes don't go mad every day, so when they do it's got to be something to celebrate



When we drove the fabulously blue - and fabulously powerful - Volvo S60 Polestar Concept earlier in the week, we came away mightily impressed.

So impressed, in fact, with Volvo's 508hp super-saloon that Editor Trent felt moved to write and publish his piece before the official photographer on the day was able to file the the images from the event!

This made us pretty much the first folks with a drive story on the car (cue smug faces in the office), albeit a little short of images. That's been rectified now with some plusher photography, including this ice-blue gem, which we reckon would complement the desktop of any PHer with a penchant for fast Volvos. Enjoy...

Traditional (4:3)
Computer widescreen (16:10)
TV widescreen (16:9)
Portrait (smartphone etc)

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bakker110

Original Poster:

25 posts

57 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Been waiting for this all week! Had a feeling it might end up being this beast on pic of the week.

zeduffman

1,589 posts

65 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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I never thought I'd see the day when a Volvo graces my desktop biggrin The colour really sets it off. It's a real shame I'm unlikely to ever see it in the flesh.

Dave Hedgehog

9,127 posts

118 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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i suspect this is going to be vapourware smile

blackchrome917

69 posts

62 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Does anyone know the name of this colour? There is a similar colour available in the T6 AWD R-design.

GeeTeaEye

32 posts

94 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Generic looking saloon against a generic blurred background.

No thanks.
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Stedman

5,978 posts

106 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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YES! Thank you PH smile


blackchrome917 said:
Does anyone know the name of this colour? There is a similar colour available in the T6 AWD R-design.
Polestar green, believe it or not.

Monty Python

3,514 posts

111 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Dave Hedgehog said:
i suspect this is going to be vapourware smile
They've already sold one (prototype) for $300,000

///Mike

858 posts

121 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Looks a bit soft to me sorry.

jmini23

42 posts

68 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Colour is called 'Rebel Blue' and is availble on most MY13 Volvo R Design cars

Alucidnation

5,058 posts

84 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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I dont care what its called, that is one serious motor.

Its looks stunning (for a Volvo!) and very much one for the (second hand) shopping list!!

T4RRR

186 posts

133 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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blackchrome917 said:
Does anyone know the name of this colour? There is a similar colour available in the T6 AWD R-design.
Polestar themselves refer to it as "Polestar Blue" but officially its "Swedish Racing Green".

Edited by T4RRR on Friday 22 June 17:16

dele

1,206 posts

108 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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That bonnet/wing shut line makes it look like its already been in an accident

Mojocvh

16,837 posts

176 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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Yeah but is it going into production?

NO.

Jellymonster

292 posts

108 months

Friday 22nd June 2012
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love it.

Acehood

1,302 posts

88 months

Saturday 23rd June 2012
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Why can't we have proper sized pictures to use as desktop wallpaper?

1920x1080 etc.

yonex

9,696 posts

82 months

Saturday 23rd June 2012
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Polestar, so what have they like stuck a chip in, only a Volvo not as good as a BMW.






























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Mister3man

280 posts

61 months

Saturday 23rd June 2012
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That looks fantastic

Ryvita

394 posts

124 months

Monday 25th June 2012
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Did they just steal a pot of Laguna Secca Blue off BMW? smile

Awesome car, awesome colour.

mitch2b

33 posts

128 months

Sunday 3rd February 2013
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definatly rebel blue,

we have a v60 R design in the same colour,

only seen one other car in this colour in 6000 miles of ownership ,

Mitch

Fubar1977

849 posts

54 months

Sunday 3rd February 2013
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Lovely cloud9

Where`s Y2Blade?