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volvo starts production of s60 and v60 polestar

Volvo has already started production of the new S60 and V60 Polestar in the Torslanda factory plant. The first cars have left on their way to customers around the world. ”We are very happy to see the first ever complete production cars from Polestar be built in the Volvo factory. It is a satisfying result of many hours of work by the people of Polestar and Volvo behind this,” said Henrik Fries, S/V60 Polestar Technical Project Manager. ”We are delighted to see the first cars leave the factory and it

new volvo v60 polestar to be presented at goodwood [video]

Brand New Volvo V60 Polestar is going to be officially premiered at the iconic Goodwood Festival of Speed. As we already know, the event will happen between 26th and 29th of June. If we compare it a motorsport garden party, then the festival will definitely be the largest in the world. The unique summer weekend will br

2015 volvo xc90 infotainment system [videos]

Volvo has published several videos of the special interior of the all-new 2015 XC90. The flagship SUV is set to make official debut in August, this year. It is scheduled to enter production in Sweden at the Torslanda factory in Gothenburg. The elegant and stylish cabin boasts a big touchscreen display using Volvo's Sensus interface which promise to be not only intuitive and easy to use, but more it will "keep eyes on the road and hands on the wheel as much as possible" according to Volvo's senior vice presid

volvo shows 2015 xc90's interior

2015 Volvo XC90 was just partially revealed – the company has shown the first interior pictures of the upcoming model. The official premiere of the car will happen in August. In fact, the original XC90 was introduced in 2002 and eventually revolutionized the SUV segment with its combination of space, versatility and safety. As we can conclude from the photos, the XC90 features the most luxurious interior that have ever been designed for a Volvo. Inside, the design of this SUV is inspired by

heico sportiv volvo v40 cross country

Heico Sportiv has unveiled their latest project based on the Volvo V40 Cross Country. The crossover comes with a lot of styling upgrades and two performance packages. “With persistent demand from our customers and dealerships, we turned to developing components specifically for the Volvo V40 Cross Country that promote and enhance its features and character,” commented HEICO SPORTIV General Manager, Holger Hedtke. The tuning company has fitted the model with a Cross Chassis sport su

2014 volvo v60 plug-in hybrid r-design

Volvo is going to offer V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design, so even the most greedy customers will be satisfied with efficiency. Essentially, with Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design you get not a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”, but a “sheep in wolf’s clothing”. “We sold almost 8,000 plug-in hybrids in 2013. Adding the R-Design dynamic attributes to the V60 Plug-in Hybrid – the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid -  will give its attractiveness another boost. The customer gets segme

volvo s60l pphev concept debuts at auto china

Volvo S60L PPHEV Concept is to debut at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show. PPHEV stands for Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, which means that an electric car, hybrid car and high-performance car are all rolled into one. This offers the driver an excellent combination of dynamic driving pleasure and great fuel economy. The production version of the model is planned to be launched in China early 2015 and will be built locally. S60L PPHEV features the same electrification technology as the Volvo V60 P

volvo inscription package added for 2015 models

For the 2015 model year line-up, particularly the Volvo XC60 and S80 models, the Swedish company is introducing stunning interior upgrade via the luxurious Inscription package. The latter features Inscription Sovereign Hide full soft leather upholstery in several colors, which adds more uniqueness to the premium cars. In addition, the package also adds beautiful leather covered instrument panel, premium wood inlays, soft leather on the back of seats, center armrest and head rest with an embroidered Inscription l

volvo concept estate at the 2014 geneva motor show

Volvo has officially unveiled the Concept Estate, which is expected to be exhibited at the 84th Geneva Motor Show in March. The Shooting Brake version of the Concept Coupe boasts an elegant exterior with flowing lines and gently curved surfaces. The front comes with a prominent grille flanked by distinctive head

volvo v40 d4 adds new drive-e powertrains

Volvo Drive-E powertrains will now be available for the Volvo V40 and V40 Cross Country. Precisely, the Volvo V40 D4 delivers 190 hp (140 kW) alongside the 85 g/km CO2 emissions. The V40 model can be equipped with two engines from the Drive-E engine family, the 245 hp (180 kW) petrol turbo T5 one and the turbo diesel D4 that provides 190 hp. Both engines are matched with an 8-speed automatic gearbox which contributes to the refined drive. As an option there is also available the enhanced six-speed manual transmi

volvo ocean race editions at the 2014 geneva motor show

Volvo will exhibit a full range of Ocean Race Edition models at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. These include the Volvo V40, V40 Cross Country, V60 and XC60 as well as V70 and XC70 Editions for customers with a taste for a more dynamic look and handling. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s most gruelling ocean adv

volvo s60 v8 supercar - 650hp and 660nm

Volvo Polestar Racing has unveiled the S60 Racecar which will take place in V8 Supercars Championship. It is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.0 liter V8 – 650HP (478 kW) and 660Nm (487 lb-ft) of torque. The redline is at 7,500RPM and runs on E85 fuel. The curb weight is just 1,410 kg (3,108 lbs) thanks to a number of carbon fiber elements as well as completely stripped interior. 0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 298 km/h (185 mph). The power is put on the road through a 6-s