Volvo V60 Polestar production now underway

Photo Volvo V60 Polestar production

The new Volvo V60 Polestar – Volvo’s limited run of a Polestar enhanced V60 estate – has now got underway at the Torslanda Plant with the first V60s now heading for customers. Last month Volvo revealed that the V60 Polestar would be a limited edition run of just 750 cars for the world, but that 125 […]

1973 Volvo 1800ES fetches $92,400 in Bonhams auction – a classic Volvo record

Photo 1973 Volvo P1800ES

A 1973 Volvo 1800ES Sports Wagon has sold for a record $92,400 at Bonhams Concours d’Elegance auction in Greenwich, Connecticut – a record auction price. With Volvo now on a sensible track of producing good-looking, premium Swedish cars, we have wondered if historic Volvos will start to climb in value as modern Volvos become more appealing and […]

New 2015 Volvo XC90 Interior fully revealed

Photo 2015 Volvo XC90 interior cabin

The interior of the all new 2015 Volvo XC90 has been revealed as Volvo run up to a full reveal in August and a debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The Volvo XC90 is well past its sell-by date, but it’s still a credible cross between an SUV and a family mover. But the […]

Volvo V60 Polestar costs £49,775 – just 175 coming to the UK

Photo Volvo V60 Polestar UK price

The Volvo V60 Polestar is arriving in the UK in Q3 2014 and will costs £49,775. Just 125 of the new performance V60 will be available in the UK. We did expect, when the Volvo V60 Polestar was made official in November last year, that it would be a regular production model. But instead it’s going […]

Volvo Concept Estate to become new Volvo V90?

Photo Volvo Concept Estate

It seems the stunning Volvo Concept Estate – which was revealed at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show – will form the basis for a new Volvo V90. The final in a trio of new concepts from Volvo showcasing their new platform and new direction debuted at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month as the […]

Volvo V40 gets new Drive-e D4 and T5 engines

Photo Volvo V40 with Drive-e engine

Volvo is rolling out its new Drive-e engines to the V40 and V40 Cross Country with the Drive-e D4 and T5 available to order now. Last year Volvo revealed its new, efficient and flexible Drive-e engines and plans to offer them in the S60, V60 and XC60 with a 179bhp D4 and a 302bhp T6. Now, […]

Volvo’s KERS system improves performance and cuts fuel use.

Photo Volvo S60 with KERS Flywheel

Volvo are testing a KERS system from Flybrid Automotive which stores kinetic energy in a flywheel enabling better performance and improved economy. As car makers continue to get bashed by more and more stringent CO2 targets from governments around the world, cleverer solutions are called for to squeeze the best performance and economy balance possible […]

New Volvo Concept Estate – the Videos

Photo new Volvo Concept Estate Video

Three videos featuring the new Volvo Concept Estate which previews Volvo’s next generation of Estate cars and debuts at Geneva 2014. We had the reveal of the new Volvo Concept Estate this week ahead of its Geneva debut. And it does look impressive. Just like the two previous concepts from Volvo (the Concept Coupe and […]