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What’s this? This is still a Volvo V60 that’s had a seeing to from Volvo’s now in-house tuning arm Polestar. It’s not been facelifted. But it has got a new, much smaller engine. Since the Swedes announced a plan to unleash a maelstrom of new cars on a shared platform and make them nigh-on uncrashable, one piece of information has hung in the ether like a spectre. Only four-cylinder engines, from hereon out. Yes, some would be teamed with electric assistance, as per the XC90 T8 Twin Engine, but with the vice-grip of environmental pressure increasing on petrol and diesel engines, Volvo committed to a four-cylinder turbo-only future. Bye-bye lusty five-pot and throaty straight-six motors. This left the V60 Polestar rather out in the cold. Because it was powered, you’ll remember, by a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six. The critical word in that sentence is ‘was’.