February 23, 2019

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New Volvo S60 receives five-star Euro NCAP rating

The new sedan and its estate counterpart, the V60, are based on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and get a number of radar-based safety features. Volvo’s track record at the Euro NCAP’s crash tests has been very good and the new S60 sedan and V60 estate are no exception. Both models have been given a […]

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2019 VOLVO S60 AND V60 FIRST TEST: FINDING THE SWEDE SPOT

With one exception, Volvo’s lineup has consistently impressed us since the XC90 became the 2016 SUV of the Year. Despite the brand’s successful run, a 2017 S60 sedan hobbled its way to a last-place finish in an eight-car compact luxury sedan comparison. That ancient compact was “outclassed at nearly every turn,” but it finally steps […]

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2019 Volvo S60 and V60: Scandinavian Sport

Strong points Sports sedan-grade handling Comfortable and premium cabin Comes as a wagon too! Weak points Shady brake-by-wire pedal (T8) Polestar Engineered not all that quick Slow-reacting infotainment system SANTA MONICA, California – While the latest crop of Volvo cars and SUVs have struck styling, comfort, safety and technology home runs, we’re still yearning for […]

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Watching Volvo’s Crash Tests is Oddly Satisfying

Is it purely the destruction? Maybe our appreciation for science and engineering? The reassurance that new cars are safe? Whatever it is, we can’t stop looking. Right around four years prior, I was in Gothenburg, Sweden at Volvo’s crash test focus. There, they actually drove a XC90 model into a profound discard directly before us, […]

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