Volvo reviews

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...

Volvo releases touching ‘Vintersaga’ commercial (video)

Jan 28, 2015

Volvo has officially thrown down the gauntlet when it comes to car commercials, with its latest four-minute work of art. The ad originally named ‘Vintersaga’, or winter-saga translated into English, takes the viewer through the...

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...

2014 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design review (video)

Sep 22, 2014

When it comes to subtle, understated performance, there aren’t many cars on the market that pull it off as well as the 2014 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design. Don’t be mistaken by its smart Swedish looks....

2014 Volvo XC60 D4 review

Aug 27, 2014

The 2014 Volvo XC60 D4 Luxury is an SUV that you could happily live with day to day, even if you aren’t heading bush. It’s comfortable and easy to drive, like a sedan, and it’s...

Volvo builds AstaZero; world’s first realistic proving ground

Aug 22, 2014

You’ve probably heard of proving grounds in the form of circuit-style test tracks and high-speed rings. Volvo’s idea of a proving ground is a little bit different. Introducing, AstaZero. AstaZero is the world’s first full-scale...

2014 Volvo V40 Cross Country T5 review (video)

Aug 19, 2014

You might think you know the V40 Cross Country as it wears the company's emblematic Cross Country badge. But this is Volvo's first entry into the growing, small premium SUV market segment...

Volvo S60 Polestar vs Lexus IS F: comparison review (video)

Jul 29, 2014

Before you get to heavyweights like the BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz C 63, you have these two tantilising underdogs. Can the turbo newcomer be a match for the V8 veteran?...