April 21, 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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This Is Fast? – SWEDISH SLEEPER

Starting in early in the year, these crazy Swedes pulled this wagon apart and started building a mean V8 Volvo machine! Cutting it close, they managed to pull the car together only a few days before Hot Rod’s “Drag Week” 2018 began. With virtually no data, they started off the week with certification passes and […]

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The Good Life: a history of Volvo estates

For many years, Volvo estate cars have been synonymous with green wellies, Labradors and the good life. Indeed, a 145 was the choice of wheels for Jerry and Margo in the hit BBC TV series, The Good Life. So, hot on the heels of the launch of the new V60 Cross Country, we take 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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2019 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD: It crosses over with self-assured elegance

Crossovers are called crossovers because they cross over. (Hey, where else you gonna get this kind of nuanced automotive analysis I ask you?) That is to say, crossovers cross over from their car-platform origins to the sport-utility realm — a segment originally limited to truck-based vehicles — through beefed up structures, raised ride heights, four-corner […]

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Comparison: 2019 Volvo S60 vs BMW 3 Series

Volvo finally has what it takes to give BMW a run for its money After years of struggle to make a stand in the premium market, the S60 finally has a shot against the leading nameplates in this niche: the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Audi A4. We’ve already compared the S60 to […]

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Volvo S60 safety crash video

And the TopGear Award for Impact through Technology goes to… Volvo! At a media event in Sweden over the weekend, the Swedish manufacturer chose to show off its latest technology: the new collision detection system on the S60. You know how the tech works: sensors in the car detect obstacles in the road ahead, applying […]

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VOLVO S60 ENTERS PRODUCTION AT NEW U.S. PLANT

It’s official: Volvo has made its very first car in the U.S. Copies of the 2019 Volvo S60 are now rolling off the line at the automaker’s new plant in South Carolina. The next-generation midsize sedan will arrive in Volvo dealerships in the U.S. later this year. Volvo will export half the sedans built at […]

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2019 Volvo S60 Vs 2017 Volvo S60

The new 2019 Volvo S60 is model evolution done right The 2019 Volvo S60 has arrived, and not a moment too soon. Volvo’s small premium sedan finally broke cover after weeks of build-up, ushering in a new era for the Swedish automaker in its attempt to compete against established titans like BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The […]

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