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The 3 Million Mile Volvo

Published by on Jun 21st, 2013, No Comments

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Irv Gordon is a man that really loves road trips and someone who knows and respects quality.

Gordon has been driving the same Volvo P1800 since 1966 – which he bought brand new that year. The best thing about Gordon’s 1966 Volvo is not that it is a beautifully preserved, classic car – it is that Gordon has put nearly 3,000,000 miles on the clock! (That’s 4,828,032 kilometers for us!) (more…)

Volvo Flagship Debut May Take More Time

Published by on Apr 30th, 2011, No Comments

Volvo has denied speculations that suggest the launch of a flagship model. They made the statement regarding this following the introduction of the Universe concept at the Shanghai Auto Show.

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K-PAX Racing S60 Announced

Published by on Feb 17th, 2011, No Comments

K-PAX Racing S60, the seemingly adorable vehicle from Volvo, has just got announced. Volvo has also released the first image of the race car. The vehicle has been designed aiming at the 2011 World Challenge GT Series based on the S60 model. The race car has got an aggressive looking front fascia along with a massive yet impressive rear wing. The vehicle is equipped with a ventilated hood as well.

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Volvo’s 2011 V60 Shown in Paris

Published by on Oct 5th, 2010, No Comments

The 2011 V60 from Volvo was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. The car is based on the S60, and has eye-catching features include a style that is sporty, plush cabin interiors that is complete with a five-inch infotainment display and urbane wood trim. The vehicle has a spacious boot, which can hold 430 liters (15.2 cubic feet) of luggage.

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Volvo S60 & V60 R-Designs Shown

Published by on Sep 22nd, 2010, No Comments

A week ahead of the Paris Motor Show, Volvo has unveiled the S60 and V60 R-Designs. With an end to give Volvo and even more naughty look – the R-Designs sport a revised grille, modified bumpers, aggressive rear diffuser, and unique 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior is also striking with sport seats, aluminum pedals, and special floor mats.

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Volvo V60 Arrives With a Sporty Five-Door Design

Published by on Jul 6th, 2010, No Comments

The sporty five door Volvo V60 is here. The advent of the new model from Volvo is seen as an attempt to enhance sales in the European wagon category. The new Volvo V60 is a smart take off from the S60, with the visible addition being the five-door feature. The Volvo V60 comes with eight different engines, and it is seen by the industry as an attempt by the company attract at least around 50,000 new customers every year.

Four inline-four petrol engines, including two 1.6-liter units that produce up to 240 Nm of torque and either 150 or 180 horsepower (112 or 134 kW), and two 2.0-liter models that produce either 203 hp (151 kW) and 300 Nm or 240 hp (179 kW) and 320 Nm would be part of the pack. Further, the inline-six would have a 3.0-liter unit that returns 304 hp (227 kW) and up to 440 Nm. The Volvo V60 is capable of racing from 0 to 100km /h in 6.6 seconds, while the electronically-limited top speed is 250 km/h.

The Volvo V60 also comes in a diesel variant that boast of 115-hp (86 kW), 270-Nm 1.6-liter inline-four, and two inline-five engines. The first, a 2.0-liter model, is capable of 163 hp (122 kW) and up to 400 Nm, while the top diesel model burns 205 horsepower (153 kW) and up to 420 Nm.

The coupe styled roof-sporting car has been built on a new dynamic chassis for the European market. Features include collision blocking aspects, pedestrian detection, all-wheel drive, tight steering, stability control and an advanced brake system. The car also holds space for 430 liters of load. We are now waiting for Volvo to give us the pricing details.

Volvo Readying S60 for Belgian Touring Car Series

Published by on Apr 2nd, 2010, No Comments

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Volvo and racing are two words that together don’t appear very familiar but soon history will be made as Volvo will enter the Belgian Touring Car Series with its all new S60. There was no details discussed about Volvo S60 before and that is because, no one knew about it. It was developed in a record time and now Volvo believes that this sports sedan will offer Volvo’s most exciting driving experience until date. Te S60 will feature a racing body kit along with a tubular frame chassis, a revised suspension and high-performance brakes. The racing scorcher will be powered by a mid-mounted 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of producing 410hp and this engine will be clubbed with a six-speed sequential transmission.

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2012 Volvo V60 Winter Testing Shots

Published by on Feb 19th, 2010, No Comments

Volvo as a brand admires station wagons the most and while the 2011 Volvo S60 has just started rolling of the production facility, spy shots of its station wagon edition V60 have started to appear on the web. The V60 is based on the S60 and while Volvo is testing it out there in the cold, there is still no word on when the V60 prototype will hit the production floor.

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Indeed, Volvo hasn’t gone ahead and confirmed its production status but these winter testing spy shots give us hope that it should happen sometime soon. If Volvo does give it a nod ahead, the commuter will hit the market in petrol and diesel turbocharged engines in four, five and six cylinder formats while an AWD is also a possibility. [via WCF]

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