Volvo is planning to update all of its front-wheel-drive models for the 2016 model-year, with all to receive the carmaker’s Drive-E engines. The V40, V60 and V70 (currently unavailable in Australia), along with the S60 and XC60 are all included in the planned update, with both petrol- and diesel-powered units to be Drive-E spec. Show More Summary
When you think of a family Volvo from the past, visions of huge headlights, the styling of a brick and uninspiring driving dynamics come to mind. The new 2015.5 Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV comes with newly redesigned headlights, sleek exterior styling and engaging driving dynamics. Show More Summary
Competes with: BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and Cadillac SRX Looks like: Designers took an angle grinder to the front and rear bumpers Drivetrain: 279-hp, 3.5-liter V-6; six-speed automatic transmission; front- or all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Spring 2015 Acura's compact luxury...
Volvo won’t be among the large number of automakers that you’ll see advertising in this weekend’s Super Bowl XLIX, but if you are a Twitter user, there’s a good chance you will still hear plenty about the Swedish brand during the Big Game. Show More Summary
Instead of airing a big-budget ad during the Super Bowl this year, Volvo is launching a giveaway to determine who best deserves a new XC60. Continue reading Volvo launching XC60 giveaway instead of Super Bowl ad Volvo launching XC60 giveaway instead of Super Bowl ad originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Volvo Interception campaign aims to engage social media without expensive television advertising.
She's a big old unit and no mistake Vulture at the Wheel Why did the nice man from Volvo find me peering at the dashboard with a torch when he came to collect the XC60 I was testing?…
Considering luxury SUVs are big business, the Lexus NX can’t be accused of being rushed to market. It’s more than a decade since Toyota’s luxury division introduced its last new SUV, the GX that is a spruced-up Prado and never sold in Australia. You then have to go back into the 1990s for the (LandCruiser-based) [...]
The 2015.5 Volvo XC60 updates its timeless design with new app-connected dashboard tech. CNET takes a look.
A midyear upgrade to Volvo's midsize XC60 adds new app-connected tech to this already safe premium SUV.
New connected apps and driver assist in Volvo's best-selling vehicle.
Volvo is in midst of a turnaround. Sold by Ford and acquired by Chinese Geely Automobile, Volvo representatives see the company heading on a path similar to Jaguar and Land Rover. With this fresh injection of money, in recent years we...Show More Summary
Life is full of things we have almost done. I’ve almost been to Japan, I’ve almost got a tattoo, and I’ve almost bought a Volvo XC60 – twice. Each of these things has eluded me for various reasons (in the case of the tattoo, we’ll call it ‘common sense’). But getting my hands on Volvo’s [...]
Long before Volvo got into the crossover-utility game with the XC90 and XC60, it was making ruggedized all-wheel-drive wagons. In fact it's been doing so longer than Audi has, and almost as long as Subaru. And now it's returned to that...Show More Summary
Every three years, a half dozen or so teams of sailors embark on an epic eight-month, round-the-world sailboat race formerly called the Whitbread Round the World Race and known since 2001 as the Volvo Ocean Race. This year's event started a month ago in Alicante, Spain, and will end next June at the Swedish automaker's hometown of Gothenburg. Show More Summary
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Sunday it had begun production of its best-selling XC60 crossover at its plant in Chengdu, taking a further step toward supplying locally-produced cars in China as well as opening the door to overseas exports. Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - Volvo revealed today the XC60 Ocean Race at the Miami International Auto Show. T... [...]
The crossover has been outfitted with race logos, orange stitching, Ocean Blue II paint.
Better late than never. That is surely the aphorism that should greet to funky Lexus NX compact SUV, a Japanese contender for German market-leaders such as the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, as well as the Swedish Volvo XC60. And not just any market leaders, but leaders of an increasingly important market segment. Both the [...]
The Volvo XC60 remains the most popular Swedish car in Australia thanks to its European styling, excellent safety features and practical interior. But are those enough reasons to buy it over its German rivals? The once all-encompassing drawcard of Volvo models was safety, however in the last decade most of the company’s active and passive safety features have [...]