Volvo made a custom XC60 camera car with six wheels. Four wheels good, six wheels better. Read more...
Volvo has been dropping hints over the past few days about a big new collaboration it was planning. Today, the automaker has announced that international DJ sensation Swedish House Mafia has created a unique music video for an unreleased version of its hit song Leave the World Behind, and that the new video and song will form part of a global...
Volvo's XC60 offers a distinctly Scandinavian take on the hotly-contested entry-level luxury crossover class.
Volvo hasn’t been known for sleek styling, but the 2013 XC60 is the most stylish crossover the brand has designed and won’t be confused with the boxy station wagons of the past. The Volvo XC60 is the smallest of the Volvo crossover family, which includes the XC70 and XC90, and looks like a smaller version [...]
What do the Volvo XC60 and Lexus RX F-Sport have in common? Not much. Yet. Today’s vehicles aren’t just built on “modular” platforms, sharing parts with other vehicles from the same manufacturer, they are also “parts bin creations.” You’ll find the same power mirror switch in a Chevy, Jeep, Peugeot, Citroën, Lancia, Lincon and many [...]
Posted on 03.29.2013 19:00 by Simona Until Volvo finally unveils the revised XC60 we’ll just have to deal with minor updates. The 2013 New York Auto Show brought just that to the current lineup in the form of a new XC60 R-Design that adds a renewed and sporty appearance, a dynamic driving-focused chassis and a powerful engine. Show More Summary
Volvo unveiled the R-Design versions of the S60 and XC60 today at the New York Auto Show, both featuring a redesigned face for a more sporty appearance, as well as driving-focused chassis and 325 horsepower. Also seen on both models is a frameless Tech Matte Black grill with high-gloss black stripes, silk metal diagonal, and [...]
Volvo has put together R-Design packages for its newly facelifted S60, V60 and XC60 models, and for those who want more bark to go with them, there's a power upgrade for the S60 and V60 courtesy of Polestar performance. The aesthetics...Show More Summary
Ok, so the US won't get the wagon. Get over it, you can still go for the S60 or the XC60 R-Design with the T6 turbo with 329 horsepower and 328 foot-pounds of torque. R-Design Volvos are good looking cars. Read more...
Volvo is recalling just seven model-year 2013 S60 sedans and XC60 crossovers due to identification labels with an incorrect manufacture year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Affected vehicles were manufactured on Jan. 7. An incorrect date of...
This XC60 plug-in hybrid combines a new 280 HP turbocharged 4-cylinder engine based on Volvo’s modular “VEA” platform with a 70 HP electric motor mounted at the rear of the car. With 350 combined HP and 100% of the electric motor’s torque...Show More Summary
Volvo in recent years has streamlined its wagon offerings in the U.S., having dropped the V50 and V70 models in order to focus on crossovers like the XC60 and XC70. In fairness, sales of those two wagons never took off and justification for their presence in Volvo’s U.S. lineup was hard to come by. Sadly, Volvo’s focus on crossovers...
For the 2014 model year, the Volvo product line is shrinking to just five models in the United States: the S60, S80, XC60, XC70 and XC90. This comes following the death of the C30 hatchback and C70 convertible, which are being discontinued after the 2013 model year. Show More Summary
If the 2013 Volvo XC60 is any indication, the Swedish automaker's first five years under the thumb of the Chinese company Geely has not changed a thing where it comes to product. The XC60, a mid-size SUV, retains the styling and technology course began under previous owner Ford. Show More Summary
The Volvo XC60 and its ilk will soon feature Android-powered infotainment thanks to Parrot. (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) Parrot's bringing the lessons learned when developing its Asteroid series of car stereos to the next generation of Volvo cars with the Android-based Sensus Connected Touch platform. Show More Summary
Volvo has long been known for its reputation of keeping you safe in the event of an accident. In the latest episode of The Downshift, we see this on display once again as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety takes us behind the scenes of what goes into crash testing a vehicle. On this episode, [...]
We absolutely love the approach Cake New York took when creating this Volvo XC60 and XC90 ad. The agency recruited some of the automotive world's toughest critics, kids. They placed the kids, not child actors, in the back seat and had...Show More Summary
The facelifted XC60 has landed in Geneva.
Automatic high beams have been around since I drove a 70’s era Cadillac DeVille, probably longer. At the Geneva Motor Show, Volvo shows a new and improved automatic high beam. Fitted into the S60, V60 and XC60, Volvo’s Active High Beam Control shields cars in front of you from the brights. According to Volvo, the [...]
Debuting at the Geneva Motor Show next week, Active High Beam Control will soon become available in the updated 2014 Volvo S60, V60, and XC60, making them safer and more comfortable while driving at night. These new high beams have a mechanism that prevents oncoming drivers from being distracted by the bright light, automatically adjusting [...]