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“May the Forced Induction Be with You” T-Shirt from Blipshift

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Choice Gear

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If you’ve been around the Volvo brand for more than a few seconds, you know turbos and now superchargers are a big part of the more legendary of Volvo power plants. Given that, we offer you this latest T-shirt design from the team at Blipshift. The font and the saying are plucked from the world of Star Wars. […] More…

Find of the Day: Can You Really Go Wrong with a $1500 Flat Hood 242 Manual?

posted by on 28 August 2014 in Volvo News

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Fans of Volvo’s iconic brick box the 240 series will tell you that there are some qualities that can be held up as most appreciated. Coupes are rare and always cool. Manual transmission cars are also sought after. Lastly, the so-called “flat hood” is both rare and preferred for its simpler frontal appearance. So, if […] More…

Quick Look- The All-New Volvo XC90

posted by on 27 August 2014 in Volvo News

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To say that the new Volvo XC90 marks a pivotal turning point in the Swedish automaker’s history would be an understatement.  The first product to ride on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, and the replacement for what was at one time the marque’s highest volume vehicle, Volvo has quite understandably placed its bets on the new XC90, […] More…

V8 Supercars: Hard-Fought Victory in Sydney for Volvo Polestar Racing

posted by on 27 August 2014 in Volvo News

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Volvo Polestar Racing and Scott McLaughlin turned around a dreadful result in the first two V8 Supercars races at Sydney Motorsport Park to achieve a hard-fought victory in the third and final race on Sunday. “The car was awesome and I can’t thank the team enough. I am a bit overwhelmed that we got this […] More…

All-new Volvo XC90: 1,927 limited First Edition cars available only via digital commerce

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Volvo News

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The initial series of 1,927 cars celebrates the year Volvo was founded 87 years ago Volvo Cars is releasing a limited First Edition of its all-new Volvo XC90, which was launched today in Stockholm. The 1,927 individually numbered cars celebrate the year Volvo was founded and, for the first time in history, they will only […] More…

Volvo Cars of North America Announces Pricing, Full Details of 2015.5 Model Lineup

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. – Coming off the heels of the most significant product refresh in company history, the launch of the powerful and fuel efficient Drive-E powertrains, and the introduction of the V60 sportswagon, Volvo’s transformation continues to unfold with the launch of the model year (MY) 2015.5 vehicles. Leading the updates for MY 2015.5 is Volvo’s […] More…

World première: the all-new Volvo XC90

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Volvo News

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Months of speculation ended today when Volvo Cars unveiled its all-new Volvo XC90, delivering on its promise to introduce a visually striking, premium-quality seven-seat SUV with world-leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency and a superlative interior finish. Three years in the making and part of a USD11bn […] More…

Volvo PV444 – the “little Volvo” Turns 70

posted by on 25 August 2014 in Volvo News

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The Volvo PV444 was the start and the symbol for the new Volvo after the Second World War, and marked the start of its export drive to the USA. 1 September will mark the 70th anniversary of its première in royal presence. On 1 September 1944 an exhibition opened that would become very important for the […] More…

Volvo Leading The Industry With Car Connectivity And Telematics As Standard On Every Model: Introducing Sensus Connect, Volvo On Call, And The Volvo On Call Smartphone App

posted by on 22 August 2014 in Volvo News

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Comprehensive connected car and infotainment platform is offered across the entire 2015.5 Volvo lineup Access to the Internet and a range of entertainment/navigation apps, including Pandora, Yelp, and Glympse 3G connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot and tethering capabilities Volvo On Call smartphone app with vehicle status, remote lock, unlock, and start, car locator and more 24/7 […] More…

40 Years of the Volvo 240/260: A Swedish Icon

posted by on 22 August 2014 in Volvo News

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It is one of the cars with the world’s longest construction time. It is distinctive thanks to its massive safety bumpers and reached cult status even before the end of its production run. The Volvo 240 combined also with the luxurious six-cylinder version known as the 260, helped cement the image of Volvo as a leading manufacturer safer […] More…

Volvo Polestar Racing Returns to Sydney Motorsport Park

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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Sydney Motorsport Park saw the first official appearance on track of the Volvo S60 V8 Supercar back in February, and this weekend marks the return of the team to the track for the Sydney 400. The Volvo Polestar Racing drivers head to the race strengthened after a successful test day at Winton. “The test day […] More…

Volvo Cars Approaches Crash-Free Future with Opening of AstaZero Proving Ground

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Volvo News

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AstaZero is the world’s first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety solutions. Its opening has brought Volvo Car Group a step closer to realizing their vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car. An important measure towards achieving this goal will be the development of […] More…

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