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Volvo XC40 Compact SUV Preview


First there was the XC90. Then came the XC60. Following that, Volvo’s new small SUV, their first entry into this busy market, should be called XC30, but it isn’t! It’s actually called Volvo XC40 and it promises to “vibrancy, individuality and playfulness the small premium SUV segment.”

Published on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:51 by
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Volvo XC60 Polestar Gets Up to 421 Horsepower


Polestar, the in-house tuner for Volvo road cars and the builder of their racing machines, has a new range of “powertrain optimization” kits for the new Volvo XC60. These cover the T8, T6, T5, D5 and D4 version of the SUV, with the most potent one, the Volvo XC60 Polestar T8, packing 421 horsepower. 

Published on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:34 by
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All Volvo Cars to Get an Electric Motor from 2019


Volvo believe the end of the reign of internal combustion is (almost) upon us and they want to begin phasing them out with a bold plan. Beginning from 2019 every single production Volvo will have an electric motor attached to its combustion engine. That means an entire range of hybrids and pure EVs. 

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2018 Volvo XC60 MSRP Announced


The official pricing for the new 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV in America has been revealed, and although it is somewhat expensive one could say it’s a bargain considering the looks and the features and the quality. The XC60 starts in U.S. market at $41,500.

Published on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 5:59 by
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Volvo Cars to Get Android Infotainment Courtesy of Google


Volvo announced a strategic partnership with Google in which the technology giant will help them develop the next generation of in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android. The goal of this project is to make the car more app-centric, enabling users to interact with the automobile in new ways. 

Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:13 by
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2018 Volvo XC60 – UK Pricing and Specs


Even before its launch – first deliveries in Q3 2017 – the new version of Volvo XC60 is becoming of a bit of a star as everybody that sees this SUV seems to like it a great deal. They have just announced the UK pricing and specs of the 2018 XC60, and it appears Volvo knows about the […]

Published on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:42 by
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Volvo V90 Priced from $49,950 in U.S.

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Americans are not really station wagon people and prefer SUVs, but Volvo reckons their latest sports tourer stands a good chance of altering the long established habits of the Yanks. The new Volvo V90 R-Design is the tourer in question, a sexy and practical – hard trick to pull – family car now available form […]

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Polestar Performance Package for Volvo S90 and V90


Volvo’s in-house tuning and motorsport arm, Polestar, announced the launch of a series of performance upgrades for the new Volvo S90 and V90. As always, these are thorough upgrades that not only increase the output of the engines, but also the drivetrain system so that you can make most of the extra oomph.  

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 5:48 by
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Virtual Tuning: Volvo XC90 Wide Body

Volvo XC90 Wide Body

What are the chances of a Volvo XC90 owner deciding to do this to his or her car? Yes, it’s practically zero. The XC90 is the ultimate family car, and what you see here is an affront to every single value that makes it great. And that’s why we absolutely love it!

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6:48 by
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Volvo S90 and V90 Get the R-Design Treatment


Volvo dropped today the first official photos of the R-Design models of the new Volvo S90 saloon and V90 estate. The souped-up family cars get in this treatment a range of visual upgrades as well as a number of key performance upgrades designed to improve their driving characteristics.

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 5:47 by
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Official: Volvo 40 Series Concepts

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Volvo has dropped the first photos of a couple of new compact concept cars which they say preview the company’s future “premium small cars.” Volvo 40 Series concepts, neatly called 40.1 and 40.2, will eventually be turned into production models called, according to their body styles, the new V40, S40 and XC40.

Published on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:00 by
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Volvo V60 Polestar Named WTCC Safety Car

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Volvo has managed to secure a long-term partnership with the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) to provide the series with what they call “the world’s safest safety car.” It’s a Volvo V60 Polestar equipped with a roll cage and a lights bar.

Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 11:52 by
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Volvo S90 and V90 – UK Pricing and Specs

Volvo S90 V90 UK

The Brits have a special relationship with Volvo cars, which is why it’s always an occasion when they launch a new model in the British market. This month they’re releasing two, the new Volvo S90 and its wagon version, the V90. And they appear to be so good, the English would struggle to make fun […]

Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:09 by
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Volvo V90 Estate First Pictures Released

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Going back to what they do best, which is making hugely practical and fairly box-shaped cars, Volvo released today the first pictures of V90 station wagon (estate) prior to the car’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Depending on your view, Volvo V90 could be called either a short XC90 SUV or a S90 sedan with […]

Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:59 by
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Rendering: Volvo V90 Wagon

Volvo V90 Wagon

Volvo caused quite a stir in the automotive world by unveiling the new flagship sedan, the luxurious and elegant S90. As is often the case with hot new cars, we have already seen the car turned, virtually, into many different variants, including a cool Polestar version. Now let’s check out the car in wagon guise […]

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