RaceRoom – Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 & Karlskoga Motorstadion Previews
For 2017, Sector3 Studios has some awesome new content lined up for their RaceRoom Racing Experience racing simulator.
One of the upcoming new car models is the WTCC Volvo S60 Polestar TC1. The car will be part of the upcoming RaceRoom 2016 World Touring Car Championship add-on that will include all cars from the 2016 WTCC Season.
Today Sector3 Studios has published a new set of in-game preview screenshots showing us the Swedish touring car in action on the track. Incidentally, the featured track is a surprise on its own. Sector3 Studios proudly announced they will soon be releasing a RaceRoom version of the Swedish Karlskoga aka Gelleråsen circuit.
The Karlskoga Motorstadion, also called Gelleråsen is the oldest permanent motorsport race track in Sweden. The 2.4 km circuit is located 6 km north of Karlskoga. The venue is host to a selection of spectacular racing series such as the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC), Porsche Carrera Cup, Camaro Cup and various Historic Racing Series.
There is no official release date set, but Sector3 hinted that the track will be available #soon.
Polestar has raced and built fast Volvos since its foundation nearly two decades ago. In 1996 they started racing a Volvo 850 Super Touring in the Swedish STCC series where they scored two consecutive titles.
In 1998 they moved on to racing a Volvo S40 Super Touring in the British Touring Car Championship. Since then, Polestar has successfully run numerous Volvo’s in a number of championships.
Currently, Polestar Cyan Racing enters the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2016 with two Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 race cars.
Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 Technical specs:
- Engine: 4-cylinder, 1595 cc, Drive–E Volvo
- Drive: FWD
- Power: 400 HP
- Max rpm: 8500 rpm
- Gearbox: 6-speed sequential
- Suspension: MacPherson front and rear, adjustable Öhlins dampers
- Brakes front: 4-piston caliper, 390mm ventilated discs
- Brakes rear: 2-piston caliper, 280mm ventilated discs
- Rims: 18″ with five-bolt pattern
- Body: Steel and carbon fiber
- Weight: 1100 kg
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