January 30, 2015


Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid – now with Volvo’s R-Design spec. Price from £51,675

Photo Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid – Volvo’s very appealing 4WD ‘Green’ V60 – can now be had with the R-Design exterior and interior enhancements. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is already selling at such a rate that Volvo can’t keep up with demand, and now they’re making it even more difficult for themselves by launching an […]

Volvo S60 L plug-in petrol hybrid heading for Beijing Motor Show

Photo Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo will be debuting a petrol plug-in hybrid version of the long wheelbase S60 saloon at the Beijing Motor Show ahead of a production version. The Volvo V60 Plug-in is already doing good business for Volvo – despite a price tag of £50k – but the V60 plug-in is a diesel hybrid which doesn’t suit […]

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 […]

Volvo Concept Estate revealed ahead of Geneva

Photo Volvo Concept Estate

The Volvo Concept Estate – the third Volvo concept showcasing the new Volvo platform and design – has been revealed ahead of a Geneva Motor Show debut. We had the first glimpse of what we now know is the Volvo Concept Estate over the weekend when a Swedish raincoat manufacturer published a series of teaser […]

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 […]

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