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2012 volvo s80, v70 and xc70

2012 Volvo S80, V70 and XC70

Volvo has just announced upgraded, 2012 model year versions of its Volvo V70, XC70 and S80 models, which now include number of new, high-tech features aimed at satisfying even the most exacting and fastidious buyers. One of the highlights among the newly added features is the Volvo’s user-friendly Sensus infotainment system, which not only offers drivers safer and more comfortable driving experience, but also refined drivelines with higher performance and lower fuel consumption. Stefan J

heico sportiv volvo xc90

Heico Sportiv Volvo XC90

Heico Sportiv has introduced a styling package for Volvo XC90, which is one of our favourite SUVs. Volvo XC90 is getting older, but still catches the eye. The package includes a new front bumper, revised side skirts and modified rear bumper. Furthermore, the customers can opt for a sport suspension, a four-pipe exhaust system and huge 20” alloys. "Our new bodykit intends to give dealerships an attractive opportunity to offer additional buying incentives. Around the globe, the Volvo XC90

volvo c30 electric tested in brutal winter conditions

Volvo C30 Electric tested in brutal winter conditions

Volvo has just completed a number of brutal winter conditions tests with its Volvo C30 Electric vehicle, ensuring that the battery-powered ride runs smoothly in temperatures under -20 degrees Celsius. Volvo Cars believes that its newly developed C30 Electric must be as robust as all other models from the brand, and

volvo s60 art session

Volvo S60 Art Session

At the Volvo Art Session which took place last month at the Zurich main railway station, ten skilful street artists expressed their selves through their own amazing styles and a pretty unusual canvas of a snow-white Volvo S60. During the art session, a top-end camera took shots at every 10th second, and now the result can be seen in the video footage bellow. While designing their “street art”-Volvo S60 masterpieces, more than 35,000 curious commuters and art lovers stopped by in the fi

K-PAX Volvo S60 Race Car

Volvo has announced the new K-PAX S60 Race Car. It is designed to compete in the World Challenge GT Series. It is based on Volvo S60, but this is the only thing that both cars have in common. The Race Car features an aggressive front fascia, a ventilated hood and a massive rear wing. There are also many other modifications to the power train and interior. "For the first three races, we'll run the body style that took us to last year's championships," commented Jim Haughey, Team Owner of K-

2011 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

A lot of manufacturers offer hybrid cars and Volvo plans to introduce V60 Plug-in Hybrid to the Geneva Auto Show. The car is scheduled to hit the market in 2012, hopefully, before the end of the world. The astonishing thing about V60 Hybrid is that the car is powered by diesel-electric system, instead of petrol-electric and the numbers are staggering - 1.9 liters per 100 km and CO2 emissions are below 50 g/km. Furthermore, it can run up to 50 km on electric power alone. The hybrid system i

volvo showcases air motion concept

Volvo showcases Air Motion Concept

At the Los Angeles Design Challenge Competition, Volvo took the open-air experience at a whole new level with its ‘lighter than a Formula 1 racing car’ study project - the Volvo Air Motion. Besides its strong yet ultra-light body structure, the Air Motion concept vehicle further adds to its superlatives eco-friendliness, as it is not using a single drop of gasoline while driving wild. The Volvo Air Motion’s body mirrors the look of a clam shell and is built from a ultra light carbon fib

Volvo V60 refined by Heico Sportiv

Volvo V60 gets tuned by Heico Sportiv, who will introduce their package for the car at the Essen Motor Show. The body-kit includes an aggressive front spoiler and a revised rear skirt which can be outfitted with a carbon fiber or stainless steel insert. Furthermore, V60 can be fitted with a sport exhaust system, VOLUTION alloy wheels from 18" to 20", aluminum pedals, and custom leather upholstery. Volvo V60 is powered by 2.0T, which produces 250PS and 300Nm of torque, but with some modifi

Volvo will release C30 model with 5 doors to compete Golf VI

Volvo announced that they are currently working on a 5-door C30 model, which will be released in late 2011 or early 2012 to compete against the dominator on the market - VW Golf. The main misstake of Volvo is that they created only a 3-door version of C30, which by the way is awesome car offering great value for money. The interesting news is that the new model will be based on the current S40 and some features of C30 coupe, which Volvo derive

Volvo V60 Sports Wagon - full details, pricing and specifications

Volvo V60 sports wagon is now available to order in the UK. The car is priced at £23 145 for the T3 ES Start/Stop model. There are four trim levels and with a wide choice of petrol or diesel engines. The flagship T6 AWD SE Lux Geartronic Premium costs £37 895. However, the R-Design models, featuring more dynamic styling and chassis enhancements, will also be available from £25 695. The car is offered with six engines at launch – four p

Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric - Another ECO vehicle from the company

Volvo announced another vehicle from their ECO-range – C30 DRIVe Electric, which will be delivered to testers later this year. The technical specifications only mention that the car is powered by electric motor supplied by a lithium-ion battery pack. The acceleration from 0 to 100km/h takes 10.5 seconds and the top speed is 130 km/h (81mph). The range will be 150km (93miles), so it will be enough for most European commuters, who travel le

Volvo reveals S60 and V60 R-Design versions

Volvo has just announced a sportier, R-Design versions of its higly dynamic models 2011 Volvo S60 and V60. Both rides, the 2011 Volvo S60 R-Design and the 2011 Volvo V60 R-Design are true embodiments of the latest athletic innovations from the Swedish premium automaker. Stefan Sallqvist, manager of vehicle dynamics at Volvo Cars, shares: „Refining a chassis is a bit like being an athlete looking to break new records. Once you're beaten one record, you're immediately focused on the next. In the R-Design chassis