Setting a massive eight-tonne Volvo FH against one of the fastest cars around the world, precisely Koenigsegg One:1, may sound a bit like a joke. Except that it is not. The question though is why? If it is for the spectacular part, no doubt it is going to be spectacular. Not every day you can see Hulk against The
CleanZone is a clever and unique approach developed by Volvo Cars which is designed to control the quality of the interior air and to provide a better driving environment through groundbreaking solutions for improved well-being and health. Drivers are enabled to breathe more easily because even the tiniest and microscopic dust particles will now be kept out.
The multi-filter which is created specifically for the SPA platform, will first app
Volvo 855 T5-R was officially unveiled 20 years ago, in 1994. The car was dedicated to performance and in fact was the first estate model from Volvo. To celebrate this anniversary, Polestar brought 855 T5-R together with its current heir: the mighty Volvo V60 Polestar, at the Huntington Beach in California. 855 T5-R featured a five-cylinder turbo-charged R5 2319 engine, which was capable of producing 240 hp (176 kW) and 330 Nm (244 lb-ft). The unit was coupled with a four-speed auto gearbox and featured a front-whe
Volvo Ocean Race Editions were shown at first at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The range of exclusive vehicles included the V40 and V40 Cross Country, V60, XC60, V70 and XC70 Editions. The fleet Ocean Racers is intended for customers who want more dynamic look and handling. Now North America is set to see the birth of the limited edition Volvo Ocean Race XC60 at the Miami International Auto Show. The event starts today and will last until 16th of September.
Precisely, this special editi
Take a deep breath of relief, Volvo fans. The long-awaited Cross Country is finally here and it comes with quite some attitude indeed! The third true Cross Country vehicle will be unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Motor Show this month.
Interestingly enough, the Cross Country brand has a prolonged legacy that dates back to 1997 when the V70 Cross Country was first introduced. Ever since, Volvo’s primary idea circles around its intention to bring to life vehicles with absolute all-road capability and peculi
Heico Sportiv Volvo XC90 is a project that we eagerly await. The tuning company has just released the first teaser image of the upcoming customized car and the news that the specialists have already begun developing a comprehensive accessories and equipment features for this Scandinavian premium SUV. Other details haven’t been disclosed yet, but we expect this to happen in the coming months.
As we can see from the image, the car is covered in poison green color paint scheme and we also wonder whether there wil
Volvo’s Drive-E Powertrain Concept is delivering unique mix of performance and efficiency. Precisely, this unit is a triple boost 2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine which is potent to produce no less than 450 hp. More interestingly, the 450 hp (331 kW) High Performance Drive-E is based on a set of technologies not usually found in a four cylinder engine. The powerplant utilizes two parallel turbochargers that draw force from electrically powered
Volvo has shared new details on the upcoming all-new 2015 XC90 model and from what we know the vehicle will be offered in a new trim level structure that includes three trim levels – Momentum, Inscription and R-Design. Momentum provides a well-appointed vehicle designed to meet and exceed the needs of most customers. Inscription is crafted specifically for customers that hold an additional appreciation for craftsmanship, and desire increased comfort with exclusive features. R-Design rounds out the group and d
Volvo has announced that its V40 Cross Country will get an added capability of All-Wheel Drive (AWD). The Drive-E powertrain with a 245 hppetrol turbo T5 engine is currently being introduced for the V40 Cross Country. This combination of the Drive-E T5 unit with AWD will make the driving experience for customers more adventurous and they will get all the control they need in any road condition.
The powertrain of the vehicle also delivers 245 hp (180 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. In addition, the Swedish
After the revealing of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90, the manufacturer has presented the sporty version – R-Design. The trim level is available across all engine range and will be available to order from October, this year. The first deliveries are expected to start sometime during May, 2015.
The exterior boasts a complete aerodynamics package including modified front and rear bumpers, extended wheel arches, different exhaust set up, big alloy wheels and matt silver side mirrors. Other highlights include sil
Volvo Cars has officially unveiled the eagerly expected 2015 Volvo XC90 after months of speculation. As promised before the new SUV delivers world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, power and fuel efficiency, and a superior interior finish – all wrapped in a visually striking design.
“This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just launching a car, but re-launching our brand. This day marks a new era for our company. The XC90 paves the way for a portfolio of exci
The Swedish auto maker Volvo has enhanced its truck range in Europe with the addition of a new version of the Volvo FE that runs entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG). The so-called Volvo FE CNG has been designed for activities that involve short driving cycles with repeated stops such as trash collection or local distribution. In addition to that the new Volvo FE CNG offers exceptional environmental cleanliness as natural gas has very low levels of harmful particles. If produced from biofuels, natural gas c