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short preview on next weeks north american international auto show

Short preview on next weeks North American International Auto Show

Everything about this year’s North American International Auto Show will spin around small vehicles. As the population grows big and hence the customers of vehicles too, there is obviously the tendency of making more downsized automobiles. The North American International Auto Show will take place next week in Detroit.  In addition, there will also be a premiere of the automotive world's most eagerly anticipated new vehicle. The North American

2012 volvo v60 diesel plug-in hybrid

2012 Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid

Probably the new 2012 Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid is the most technically advanced Volvo model ever! And not only comparing to Volvo, but also it is extremely more advanced compared to other hybrids on the market! If you ask why, well the reasons for this are numerous. Firstly, the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid. It is a technical achievement because it is an electric car, hybrid car and muscle-car all rolled into one. And here’s the catch: at the mere

2012 volvo drive powershift

2012 VOLVO DRIVe Powershift

Volvo launches automatic DRIVe diesels with the same fuel consumption as manual versions We have very exciting news form Volvo Car Corporation, which just has announced the latest step in its 'DRIVe towards Zero' emissions strategy. This will be made possible with the launch of an automatic gearbox option in four Volvo DRIVe models: the S60 DRIVe, V60 DRIVe, V70 DRIVe and the S80 DRIVe. For the first time, these DRIVe models can be ordered with Volvo's Powershift dual-clutch automatic gearbox

2012 volvo c70 inscription

2012 Volvo C70 Inscription

Volvo UK has announced the new special edition C70 Inscription, which is the world's first four-seater convertible car with a three-piece folding hard top as standard. 2012 Volvo C70 Inscription also comes with painted grille and black 18” wheels with exclusive interior features, including Sovereign Hide upholstery and a leather-covered dashboard. The new C70 Inscription will be limited to just 2 000 units a year as each starts at £33 855 OTR for the D3 SE Inscription and can be ordered

2012 volvo v60 plug-in hybrid

2012 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo will actually hit the market with the new 2012 V60 Plug-in Hybrid. The vehicle will have carbon dioxide emissions below 50 g/km. The Plug-in Hybrid, which will be launched on the market in 2012, is the result of close cooperation between Volvo Car Corporation and Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall. What is more, it will bring astonishing performance. V60 Plug-in Hybrid is powered by a 2.4 liter five-cylinder diesel engine and an ERAD (Electric Rear Axle Drive) motor and a 12 kWh lithium

volvo concept you

Volvo Concept You

Following on from the reveal of the Concept Universe earlier in the year, the Frankfurt Motorshow marks the debut of an evolution to the Concept Universe - Concept You - and gives another insight into Volvo Cars future. Both concept cars are being used as design studies to obtain input from the global car buying public to find the ultimate design of the next large sedan from Volvo. "Concept You gives a good indication of what you can expect from our next large sedan. The blend of contemporary

2012 volvo c30 with series-connected range extender

2012 Volvo C30 with series-connected Range Extender

Volvo has announced the new C30 with series-connected Range Extender. The car is based on a C30 Electric with a three-cylinder combustion engine producing 60HP (45 kW) installed under the rear load compartment floor. The car also has a 40 litre fuel tank. The combustion engine is connected to a 40 kW generator and t

volvo s60 performance project

Volvo S60 Performance Project

Volvo Car Australia introduces S60 Performance Project, which is co-developed with Polestar and Heico. The unique model is based on the T6 R-Design and has some upgrades like a sport exhaust system and 19” Heico alloy wheels fitted with Pirelli performance tires. The tuned S60 is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter petrol engine with 330PS (242 kW) and 480Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque. These results are thanks to an ECU re-map, which boosts the engine with 25PS (18 kW) and 40Nm (29 lb-ft) ove

volvo v60 plug-in hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo will make first tests of the new V60 Plug-in Hybrid in Berlin. The vehicle combines advanced technology with luxury design. The first official road test drive with the unique Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will take place at the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin - 18-22 May 2011. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, the Volvo C30 Electric and the Volvo V50 DRIVe featured in Berlin are three examples of Volvo Car Corporation's uncompromising attitude to green motoring. "In order to get tr

2011 volvo s80 executive

2011 Volvo S80 Executive

The new Volvo S80 Executive features unique details and a very rich content that reinforce its position as Volvo Car Corporation's top-of-the-line saloon. "Both cars are designed around the growing number of people who appreciate the possibility of tailoring their cars to suit individual tastes. The Executive version of the S80 radiates exclusive luxury while our R-Design models are developed for buyers who want an extra sporty look," commented Lex Kerssemakers, Senior Vice President Product

2011 volvo v70 r-design

2011 Volvo V70 R-DESIGN

Volvo has announced a new version of V70 R-Design, which gives the elegant estate car a sportier character. 2011 V70 R-Design comes with a number of upgrades, which are specially developed for the vehicle. The exterior includes LED turning indicators integrated into door mirrors with silk metal covers. The estate stands on big 18” „Ixion” light alloy wheels. The interior boasts leather upholstery trimmed in off black, leather around the gear selector, and black floor-mats with contra

volvo concept universe

Volvo Concept Universe

Volvo Car Corporation has took-off the wraps on its ”masterpiece of Scandinavian Design” - Volvo Concept Universe at the display of Auto Shanghai 2011. Representing a large, luxurious study sedan, the brand-new Volvo Concept Universe is styled using the automaker’s new human-centric styling language inspired by the classic Volvo models. Aimed at offering customers exactly what they expect from a modern luxury car, the newly developed Concept Universe ride has coupe-like roofline and