Not only is Volvo updating its aged XC60 crossover for the 2018 model year, it’s also turning up the heat. The handsome next-generation model will gain a Polestar-tuned T8 variant, Volvo’s performance arm has announced, meaning XC60 buyers will have a fourth output choice to select from this fall. Show More Summary
Volvo is spinning off Polestar into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars, but that doesn’t mean the Swedish brand born out of racing won’t be tuning Volvos anymore. Polestar will also continue to offer optimization for Volvo cars, under the new Polestar Engineered label. And the latest Volvo to get the Polestar...
volvo performance wagon fans rejoice - the swedish carmaker has declared that a new model is coming later this year based on the xc60 suv. blending a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with plug-in hybrid power, the polestar-optimised...Show More Summary
Building on the gorgeous "Moments" film it created for Volvo in June, Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors organized the world's first-ever exhibit of photos taken with a car's camera, with help from Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy-winning photographer Barbara Davidson. The images on display were shot with the XC60's safety camera, programmed to detect cyclists, pedestrians,...
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Hybrid power used to be associated with boring, eco-minded driving, but the technology is evolving. Having announced plans to electrify its entire range by 2019, Volvo has unveiled a hybrid that will warm the heart of motoring enthusiasts worldwide. Show More Summary
Volvo Cars’ electrified performance brand Polestar has introduced an “optimised” version of the new-generation 2018 XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid medium SUV, producing an eye-opening 314kW of power. Polestar’s upgraded XC60 T8 matches the equally optimised XC90 T8 derivative despite being lighter and smaller. Show More Summary
High-resolution cameras are essential to the active safety features popping up on modern cars, but it would appear they're good for more than accident avoidance. Volvo handed an XC60 to Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barbara Davidson,...Show More Summary
Pulitzer Prize winner Barbara Davidson composed photos using a Volvo XC60. Continue reading Street photography - as seen through the camera of a car Street photography - as seen through the camera of a car originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:09:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Barbara Davidson’s newest project was made with the built-in City Safety camera of Volvo’s XC60. WHAT: A new photo exhibit by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barbara Davidson, shot with the built-in security camera of Volvo’s XC60 model. Read Full Story
If, within the bounds of our homogenised luxury car market, there’s a type of vehicle with which Volvo remains synonymous, it’s the luxurious and practical wagon. While SUVs such as the XC60 and XC90 figuratively butter Volvo’s bread, it could easily be argued there’s nothing more ‘signature’ in its stable than the new V90 Cross Country. […]
The second-generation Volvo XC60 gets longer, lower, and nicer inside, and there are more safety and driver assists. To build the safest Volvo, you'll need to understand what's in the option packages; we break it all down. The post First Drive Review: 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV Steers You Away From Trouble appeared first on ExtremeTech.
And it might just be the best car ad of the year (so far). WHAT: A new ad from Volvo that uses a little girl’s first day of school to illustrate how just one moment can impact an entire life. What’s that got to do with the new XC60? You’ll see. Read Full Story
Volvo's best seller gets better. Continue reading No surprises, it's just good | 2018 Volvo XC60 First Drive No surprises, it's just good | 2018 Volvo XC60 First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 May 2017 12:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
from an australian point of view it would be easy to overlook the importance of the volvo xc60. on home soi, neither the brand nor the xc60 itself have really changed the face of the prestige market. that’s not the case around the world...Show More Summary
The 2018 Volvo XC60 will launch in Australia in October, with the Swedish brand expecting the all-new, second-generation model will grow its sales in the tough-fought luxury SUV segment. The second-generation Volvo XC60 will compete with some big-name rivals from Europe and Asia, including the soon-to-arrive Audi Q5, BMW X3, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Lexus […]
It’s hard to understate the importance of this new-generation 2018 Volvo XC60. It’s the car that replaces the best-seller in the brand’s range, which had its best year of sales in the last year of its production. It is vital, then, that this thing be not only good, but good enough to help boost those […]
The 2017 Volvo XC60 will be the last of its generation before an all-new model arrives later this year. That car – the 2018 Volvo XC60 – will be new in nearly every way: there’ll be new engines and gearboxes, a new interior, new architecture and a new look. But the current model – aged […]
Last week I was in Barcelona thanks to Volvo, who wanted me to devalue some of their first production XC60s by driving them. I was happy to oblige, and even happier to scrutinize, in conversation-killing detail, the cars of Barcelona's lovely streets. Show More Summary