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2017 Volvo S90 D5 Inscription review (video)

Jan 30, 2017

Fed up with the endless cloud of boring grey German sedans draining away your dreams of an interesting luxury car? The Swedes appear to have spawn a recipe that could incite some sensuality and excitement...

2017 Volvo V40 D4 Polestar review (video)

Jan 02, 2017

Its revival time for the Scandinavian car maker’s offering in the small luxury hatch segment. First hitting Australian shores in 2013, the mid-life Volvo V40 update has been tweaked with some needed touch ups, and...

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar review (video)

Oct 05, 2016

It’s turbocharged and supercharged, and it is probably one of the best-looking SUVs in the class. Yes, we are talking about a Volvo here. This is the all-new XC90 T6 R-Design, which also happens to...

2016 Volvo V60 Cross Country D4 review (video)

Mar 07, 2016

Can’t decide whether you want an SUV or a station wagon? The 2016 Volvo V60 Cross Country D4 is designed to fill in for that precise product description. The potential issue that we can see...

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription review (video)

Oct 26, 2015

With the seven-seat SUV market now more competitive than ever, carmakers are needing to come up with fresh and innovative approaches to cut ahead of the clutter. Enter the 2016 Volvo XC90. On initial impressions,...

2015 Volvo V40 T5 vs Peugeot 308 GT: warm hatch comparison (video)

Jul 01, 2015

Okay, so the 2015 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design and the Peugeot 308 GT aren’t exactly spec-for-spec rivals. But if you’re after a distinct European ‘warm’ hatch that offers more exclusivity to the common and perhaps...

HSV Senator Signature vs Volvo S60 Polestar: track test (video)

May 31, 2015

These two might not seem like the most appropriate vehicles to compare, but they do follow a similar set of values and offer very similar performance. Think of it as a luxury V8-Supercars-for-the-road comparison. The...

2015 Volvo V60 Polestar review (video)

May 25, 2015

There’s something different about the way the Scandinavians do things; punctual, precise, meticulous, and efficient. They put exactitude in everything they do, just like with the 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar. The trouble for Volvo is...

2015 Volvo XC60 T5 Luxury review (video)

May 12, 2015

Volvo recently introduced its new range of Drive-E engines, including – finally – an eight-speed automatic. Here we’re putting the XC60 T5 Luxury to the test to see how the new powertrain combination performs. Although...

2015 Volvo S60 T4 Sprint Edition review (video)

Apr 27, 2015

You might not have associated Volvo with Aussie motorsport just a few years ago, but now the brand has developed quite a following in the local V8 Supercars series with the S60-shaped race car. And...

2015 Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar review – Australian launch

Oct 28, 2014

The evolution of the performance Polestar brand continues with the launch of the 2015 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar. Handling has been fine-tuned, technology is updated, and the styling has been tweaked. German performance cars,...

2014 Volvo S60 Polestar Review (video)

Oct 01, 2014

Looking for a performance car that isn’t pumped up with German muscle or overloaded with Japanese quirkiness? The 2014 Volvo S60 Polestar is Sweden’s answer to the flourishing craze that is fast mid-size cars. Landing...

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