2020 Volvo XC90

All new Volvo cars now limited to 180km/h from factory

May 22, 2020

Volvo has announced that from now on every new vehicle it produces will have a top speed limited to 180km/h. This is all part of Volvo’s plan to see zero serious injuries or fatalities in...

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered--PerformanceDrive

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered review (video)

Apr 06, 2020

Stylish, modern and sophisticated. That’s how we have come to know Volvo cars. Even though the demand for efficiency has increased, the desire for performance has not. And that’s where the hybrid petrol-electric Volvo XC60...

2019 Volvo XC60

Volvo reports 18.2 per cent global sales drop during Q1, 2020

Apr 06, 2020

Volvo Cars has posted a dramatic drop in sales over the first quarter of this year, largely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that is having a major global impact across almost all industries. Other...

Polestar 2 production starts in Geely factory in China

Mar 24, 2020

Production of the Polestar 2 has commenced at Geely’s existing Volvo factory in Luqiao, China. Deliveries will first flow into Europe, followed by China and North America. The Polestar 2 is, as the name suggests,...

Polestar Precept concept previews awesome design direction

Feb 25, 2020

Check out this sporty concept. It’s called the Polestar Precept, and it’s a vision of the company’s future. The Precept has been revealed today online but a public presentation will take place at the Geneva...

2020 Volvo S90 & V90 facelift revealed

Feb 24, 2020

The Volvo S90 and V90 have come in for a mild facelift for 2020, bringing in revised styling, improved in-car entertainment, and some new mild-hybrid powertrain options. Starting with the design, the S90 and V90,...

2022 Volvo XC90 getting fully electric option, updated SPA – report

Jan 31, 2020

The next-gen Volvo XC90 will be offered with a fully electric powertrain option, a report has revealed. It will also debut an updated version of the company’s still relatively new SPA platform. According to a...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Cars of 2019

Jan 22, 2020

Just as 2020 swings into full stride, we thought we’d take a look back over some of the highlight vehicles of 2019. Think of it as like our ‘car of the year’ awards, with no...

Volvo posts another yearly sales record, up 9.8% in 2019

Jan 08, 2020

Volvo Cars posted its sixth consecutive global yearly sales record in 2019, selling more than 700,000 vehicles for the first time in the company’s 93-year history. The Swedish company, owned by Chinese holding firm Geely,...

Polestar 2 offers class-leading 1500kg towing capacity

Dec 19, 2019

Premium Volvo brand, Polestar, has confirmed some more specs for its new Polestar 2 electric mid-sizer, including its towing and cargo-carrying capacities, ahead of its market arrival next year. The Polestar 2 was unveiled in...

2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design review (video)

Dec 13, 2019

Let’s not waste any time here, this is a really lovely car. So graceful. Majestic, even. And in that respect, very refreshing for the often overly-sporty mid-size premium sedan market. The 2020 Volvo S60 brings...

Volvo XC40 Recharge revealed, fully electric SUV

Oct 17, 2019

Following a number of teasers, Volvo has now unveiled its new, all-electric XC40 Recharge. It comes in as the brand’s first electric vehicle and the first to kick off the Recharge vehicle line. Based on...