Volvo continues its electrification push with a new subscription model for one of its vehicles. The S60 T8 Plug-In Hybrid went on sale on the Care by Volvo app and sold out in 39 minutes. The Swedish automaker offered twenty all-new S60 T8 PHEVs on its app, and customers claimed them via $500 credit card deposits. The 2019 S60 T8 PHEV is a Polestar branded model, and achieves 415 hp and 494lb-ft.
For those who missed out on the quick sale, Volvo has announced it would offer complimentary Polestar Engine Software Optimization upgrades for an additional 200 Care by Volvo subscribers. Care by Volvo is a subscription based way to own a car—the automaker includes the car payment, insurance, maintenance, and some other services in a single fee the customer is billed monthly. Read more.