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  • 2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered

    Polestar may be a standalone brand within Volvo Cars these days, but the former performance arm is still working its magic on various Volvo models. The latest models to receive the Polestar Engineered option are the V60 wagon and XC60 SUV, Volvo announced on Wednesday. The Polestar Engineered option is designed for the range-topping T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain. It features a supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 on the front axle and an electric motor on the rear axle to create an all-wheel-drive system. Compared to the standard T8 Twin Engine powertrain, this setup...

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    Tariffs mean Volvo will source XC60s for US from Sweden instead of China

    Volvo has started sourcing XC60 SUVs for sale in the United States from Sweden instead of China to avoid new tariffs introduced this month by President Donald Trump's administration on certain Chinese-made goods. The information was confirmed by Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson in an interview with...

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    Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 named 2018 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

    The 2018 Detroit auto show kicked off with the best of the previous year, as the 2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year winners were announced. This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60
    2018 Volvo XC60 first drive review: a tidy, polished package

    Volvo is reinventing itself with fresh products, the latest technologies, new 4-cylinder and electrified powertrains, and ground-up platforms faster than most believed it could. Now that it has successfully captured the automotive world's attention with the flagship XC90 and S/V 90 models, it's...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 T8 R-Design with Polestar optimization
    Polestar will tune your 2018 Volvo XC60 to 421 horsepower

    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...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2018 Volvo XC60 pricing starts at $42,495

    Volvo's compact crossover has a price tag. The 2018 Volvo XC60 will go on sale this fall with a $42,495 base price, including the $995 destination charge. For your $42,495, you get an XC60 T5, which features a 250-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, all-wheel-drive, and a slew of standard...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60, 2017 Geneva auto show

    Crossover SUVs are the new wagons, according to popular wisdom, but at Volvo the heritage is clearly visible. The Swedish automaker’s wagon-like SUVs have been met with great success in the market, and together with the various actual wagons Volvo offers, they’ve accounted for more than half of the sales in recent years. None is more popular in Volvo's lineup than the XC60. The current model accounts for roughly 30 percent of all Volvo sales, and even though it’s almost a decade old the sales were actually increasing last year. Nevertheless, Volvo has a redesigned model...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60, 2017 Geneva auto show
    2018 Volvo XC60 ups the style, tech

    Volvo on Tuesday unveiled the second generation of its XC60 SUV at the 2017 Geneva auto show. It was at the Swiss show nine years ago that we saw the original XC60. The redesigned model enhances all the things we like about the original, such as its handsome looks, high levels of comfort and...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 leaked - Image via Autoblog.nl
    2018 Volvo XC60 leaked ahead of Geneva debut

    Volvo will unveil its redesigned XC60 tomorrow at the 2017 Geneva auto show but the first photo has already surfaced. Posted on Autoblog.nl, the leaked shot reveals that the second-generation model closely resembles the larger XC90 with which it shares a platform, in this case Volvo’s modular...

  • Volvo City Safety collision avoidance system now with automatic emergency steering
    New Volvo XC60 to automatically steer out of trouble

    The latest version of the Volvo City Safety collision avoidance system will be able to automatically steer a car of trouble, within the given road rules. It will debut on the redesigned Volvo XC60 due to be unveiled at next week’s 2017 Geneva auto show, and will make its way into other...

  • 2018 Volvo XC60 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Volvo XC60 spy shots

    It’s hard to believe that it’s now been more than eight years since we first saw Volvo’s XC60 SUV. Since then the vehicle has managed to carve out a niche in the crowded luxury SUV segment, thanks mostly to handsome looks and comfort. The vehicle is a bit on the heavy side...

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    Volvo Combats Wait Times For New XC90 By Subsidizing Rental XC60s

    Volvo has a problem on its hands. Its new XC90 SUV, which starts at $49,895 (with shipping), is generating plenty of excitement from buyers, but with wait times of up to three months, the Swedish automaker is in danger of losing them to competitors with vehicles ready to roll. To insure these...

  • Volvo's Custom XC60 Camera Car

    What happens when you take a Volvo XC60, chop the roof, and add an extra set of wheels? Meet Volvo's very-special camera car.

  • Swedish House Mafia star in Volvo’s ad campaign for the 2014 XC60
    Swedish House Mafia Star In Volvo’s New Ad Campaign For The XC60: Video

    Volvo has been dropping hints over the past few days about a big new collaboration it was planning. Today, the automaker has announced that international DJ sensation Swedish House Mafia has created a unique music video for an unreleased version of its hit song Leave the World Behind, and that the...

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    Video Recap Of Volvo’s Facelifted 2014 Model Range

    This week Volvo announced a series of updates across most of its 2014 model range, with only the discontinued C30 and soon-to-be-replaced XC90 remaining unchanged for the new model year. That means updated versions of the S60 and S80 sedans as well as updated versions of their respective XC60 and...

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    Volvo Releases Details For Updated 2014 S60, XC60, XC70 And S80

    Following a quick video preview of its updated 2014 model range, Volvo has decided to release all the official details. The updated models include the S60 and S80 sedans, as well as the XC60 and XC70 crossovers, all of which are scheduled to be revealed to the public at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show...

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    Volvo Quietly Reveals Retrofit Touch-Screen For The S60 And XC60

    Volvo used this week’s 2013 Consumer Electronics Show to unveil a new retrofit touch-screen interface for its S60 sedan and XC60 crossover, as well as the V60 wagon sold overseas. The new unit has been developed together with tech companies Ericsson and Parrot, and will be offered through...

  • Jeremy Lin, behind the wheel of a Volvo XC60
    Jeremy Lin Goes His Own Way, In A Volvo XC60: Video

    When Volvo announced it was signing NBA star Jeremy Lin as a pitchman for its cars last March, “Linsanity” was everywhere. It seemed impossible to turn on televised news without hearing the latest exploits of the New York Knicks’ unlikely superstar point guard. In the seven months...

  • 2013 Volvo XC60 Inscription

    Volvo is adding a slightly more upscale version of its XC60 crossover to its lineup with the announcement today of the 2013 XC60 Inscription. Similar to the C70 Inscription we saw at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show last November, the latest XC60 Inscription gets a few luxury and dynamic improvements thanks to several key enhancements. Most of the upgrades can be found in the interior, which can be ordered in four different colors. The interiors of the XC60 Inscription all come with semi-aniline leather upholstery and an available charcoal headliner. To further spice things up, the interior is...

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    Volvo Issues Recall On 2012 S60, S80, XC60 And XC70

    Volvo has issued a recall on a handful of its models due to a potential fault afflicting the vehicles’ electrical systems. The affected models are those 2012 S60 and S80 sedans and 2012 XC60 and XC70 crossovers built from May 16, 2011, through to October 6, 2011. There are some 17,000...

  • Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept
    Volvo’s U.S. Chief Talks About The XC60 Plug-In Hybrid: Video

    Volvo recently gave U.S. customers a taste of what’s to come from the automaker in terms of green technology with the unveiling of the XC60 Plug-In Hybrid concept vehicle at the recent 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The eco-friendly vehicle, the first to feature plug-in hybrid technology in a...

  • Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept
    Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept Revealed Ahead Of 2012 Detroit Auto Show

    Remember the ultra-efficient, albeit somewhat pricey, diesel-electric V60 Plug-In Hybrid wagon Volvo unveiled for the European market last month? Well here is a preview of the version we’ll get in the U.S., and as previously confirmed it will feature a gasoline-electric setup. The fact that...

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    Volvo Expands Polestar Tuning Software To T6 Models

    Just weeks after launching performance software for its five-cylinder models, Volvo has announced a similar upgrade for its T6 six-cylinder models.

  • 2011 Volvo XC60
    Despite Rough Start, IIHS Praises Volvo CitySafe System For Crash Reduction

    The Volvo XC60, which comes standard with CitySafe, is 27 percent less likely to be involved in a low-speed accident than competing models without the system.

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