November 20, 2014

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Volvo’s third concept, heading for Geneva, is a new Estate

Photo Volvo Concept Estate

The third of Volvo’s new concepts using their new Scalable Product Architecture platform is an estate car previewing the look of future cars like the V60. A week or so ago Volvo revealed they were heading for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with a new concept, the third in a series of concepts designed to showcase […]

New Volvo Concept at Geneva Motor Show. But what is it?

Volvo SPA Concepts

Volvo has revealed that the third and final concept using the new Volvo Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) will debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Now Volvo has its new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), and its new Drive-E engine range, heading for production they’ve been planning three new concepts to show off the possibilities the new architecture […]

Volvo Concept XC Coupé revealed. Previews 2015 Volvo XC90 Coupe (video)

Photo Volvo Concept XC Coupé

The Volvo Concept XC Coupe has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Detroit Auto Show, clearly previewing the 2015 Volvo XC90. Volvo gave us a tease for the Concept XC Coupe last month – ahead of its debut at the Detroit Auto Show next week – but now the XC Coupe gets a […]

Volvo S60, V60 & XC60 Polestar Black R – but only in Sweden

Photo Volvo Polestar Black R S60, V60 & XC60

Volvo is producing a trio of new Polestar models with a special Black R trim – S60, V60 and XC60 – to celebrate their Touring Car successes. But only in Sweden. Volvo and Polestar’s relationship has recently yielded the new Volvo V60 Polestar with a fulsome 345 bhp and remarkably decent performance. Now, to celebrate […]

Volvo Concept XC Coupe at Detroit Auto Show – previews the new Volvo XC90 (+ video)

Photo Volvo Concept XC Coupe

The Volvo Concept XC Coupe will be revealed at the Detroit Auto Show next month, giving us the first look at the 2015 Volvo XC90. Volvo are heading to the Detroit Auto Show next month with the second of three concepts planned utilising their new scalable platform architecture which will underpin almost all future models […]

Do Winter Tyres REALLY work? Oh, yes, say Volvo (+ video)

Photo winter Tyres

Volvo has taken a pair of FWD V40s to the Snowdome Ski Slope in Tamworth to prove just how effective winter tyres are in snowy conditions. For some reason, the debate on fitting winter tyres in the UK continues to be a debate, even when those who’ve actually used a car fitted with winter tyres swear […]

Volvo’s ‘Drive Me’ is the world’s first large-scale autonomous driving pilot project

Photo Volvo Autonomous Car

Volvo are pushing ahead with autonomous cars, with the Drive Me Project aiming to have 100 autonomous Volvos on the roads of Gothenburg by 2017. Like it or not, we’re rapidly moving to the point where autonomous cars will be the norm, with the driver only being involved in the act of driving by choice. […]

Volvo V60 Polestar: OFFICIAL

Photo Volvo V60 Polestar: OFFICIAL

After teasing its arrival in the last few weeks, Volvo has revealed the new Volvo V60 Polestar and made the S60 Polestar a global model. Volvo has been busy teasing a new Polestar model recently, and we concluded it would be a fast Volvo estate in the guise of a production Volvo V60 Polestar. And […]

Volvo V60 Polestar teased again (probably)

Photo Volvo V60 Polestar teased again

We have a second tease for what appears to be a proper Polestar performance version of the Volvo V60 Estate ahead of a reveal. Last week we had a teaser video from Volvo of what we think is probably a proper performance version in the guise of the Volvo V60 Polestar. Now, ahead of a […]

New Volvo Polestar teased. Is it a proper V60 Polestar? (video)

Photo Volvo Polestar tease

Volvo tuners Polestar are teasing a new Volvo Polestar concept for reveal this month. Is it a 508bhp version of the Volvo V60 Estate? Last summer, Volvo came out of the woodwork with a proper performance version of the S60 saloon which had been fettled by Polestar and was good for 508bhp. That hot S60 […]

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