Volvo is a company that always targets best-in-class performance and fuel economy. Now the brand is announcing the engines which are to be included in the Volvo V60 Sportswagon. The model will go on sale in the United States in January 2014.
The V60 will provide its customers with the handling of a dynamic sports sedan but will also offers versatility for those who need a wagon. The car will be powered by a range of engine choices (listed belo
Volvo Concept Coupe was inspired by the modern and extremely progressive Scandinavian lifestyle and design. Of course, the concept includes iconic elements for the brand, but it is the first of a series of three concept cars that reveal the design possibilities created by the company’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA).
The design of the vehicle is made by Thomas Ingenlath, who is the new Senior Vice President of Design. Through it, he
Volvo has announced the US pricing for their 2014 line-up. The manufacturer will offer S60, S80, XC60, XC70 and XC90. The line-up starts with the 2014 S60 T5 priced at $32,400; after that is the S80 for $39,900; the XC60 is $34,850; the XC70 is priced at $34,500 and the big SUV XC90 comes for $39,700.
The announcement comes as Volvo is about to deliver a lineup that reflects the biggest renewal of existing models in company history and highlights Volvo's commitment to offer customers outstanding value across
2014 Volvo XC90 is going to be equipped with a number of user-friendly safety and support technologies. First of all the brand is introducing the autonomous steering to avoid accidents and make driving more comfortable.
Next, the other new technologies which will be available are the Pedestrian Detection in darkness, Road edge and barrier detection with steer assist and Adaptive Cruise Control with steer assist.
The first featured technolog
After the revealing of the “High Performance Concept” based on the Volvo S80 T6 at the Las Vegas SEMA Show, Heico Sportiv has unveiled their latest project based on Volvo V40 T5.
The V40 T5 HPC is powered by a 2.5 liter five-cylinder turbocharged petrol boosted to 350 HP (257 kW) and 510 Nm (376 lb-ft), which is an increase of 96HP and 150Nm. The result is thanks to a number of upgrades including new exhaust system, turbocharger, charge-air system and intercooler. There is also a water-ethanol injection
Volvo has developed a revolutionary concept for autonomous parking. Volvo Autonomous Parking Concept Car is going to be officially showcased at a media event this week. It has the capabilities of finding a vacant parking space by itself, without the driver inside.
In addition, the smart and driverless Volvo interacts safely with other cars and pedestrians in the car park. The concept utilizes Vehicle 2 Infrastructure technology, which transmitters in the road infrastructure and delivers information to the driver
Heico Sportiv has presented their latest project based on the Volvo V40 T3. The name of the project is V40 Pirelli, because of the tire manufacturer’s anniversary.
Volvo V40 T3 Pirelli is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with 200HP (147 kW) and 300Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque. This is an increase of 50HP and 60Nm. 0-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds, which is 0.9 seconds faster than the stock model. The top speed is now 230 km/h (143 mph), which is 20 km/h more than original.
World’s first production Polestar Volvo S60 is already here. The limited production run has been developed for the Australian market debuting as a pilot project and the first examples will have their delivery late June this year.
One of the highlight in the development of this Volvo is the extensive work done on the chassis. This included over thousands of kilometers test that have been lead in Europe under different road and weather conditions.
What is more, S60 Polestar includes technological innovations
The new program 2013 STCC of Volvo Polestar Racing has just been unveiled at a presentation for partners and employees at the Volvo headquarters in Gothenburg. For this motorsport season Polestar’s racing cars have been updated to the new 2014 Volvo S60.
To be more precise, five races in three different teams were
The new 2014 Volvo V40 range is now going to be equipped with two engines that deliver further CO2 reductions. The customers can now choose between the D2 unit with improved emissions and included transmission options and the T2 engine which delivers 120 hp (88 kW). In addition, there is also the new Sensus Connected Touch system included in the new V40 range, which offers unique on-line possibilities, including voice-activated Spotify.
HEICO Sportiv has published a new video presenting their tuned Volvo V40. The most modern camera technology is used to present the car. Pictures and the leading actor impress thereby equally by most brilliant quality and highest detail love.
“As a Volvo tuning specialist, the Volvo V40 offers us an excellent starting point,” commented HEICO SPORTIV General Manager, Holger Hedtke.
“It has an attractive design, sporty driving dynamics, and addresses a target group that places great
Polestar Volvo V40 T4 is the latest model which adds to the Polestar Performance range. The car includes optimization thanks to which its power is increased to 200 hp (147 kW) and 285 Nm (210 lb-ft).
The aspiring chassis of the Volvo makes it one of the most enjoyable vehicles to drive. With this transformation, Polestar is opting to deliver even more driving fun. Furthermore, the same optimization can be also done for the S60, V60, S80 and V70 T4 models and it will increase their power with