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First Look: Volvo C30 Polestar Concept

Volvo Cars' racing partner reveals performance streetcar.

by on Apr.21, 2010

Who says Volvo is only interested in safe, boring cars? The Polestar Concept could take some fans by surprise.

Chinese-owned Volvo Cars is continuing its attempt to leave behind its staid safety image this weekend as the new Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept Prototype is revealed.

Volvo Cars and Polestar are now enter their  fifteenth consecutive motorsport season in the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) as reigning champions.

Polestar has a long and successful competition history with Volvo, racing with 850, S40, and S60. In 2009, Polestar won the STCC for Volvo Cars with the C30, a car they developed completely from scratch.