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Volvo Polestar Racing starts STCC pre-season in best possible way

posted by on 24 April 2015 in Motorsport News News

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Volvo Polestar Racing and reigning champion Thed Björk was fastest in the first official Scandinavian Touring Car Championship test of 2015 at Knutstorp. ”This is just the start to the season that I wanted. My goal is firmly set on becoming the first ever driver to claim three straight STCC titles and this has definitely […] More…

Event Report: Techno Classica 2015

posted by on 21 April 2015 in Events Coverage

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Essen, Germany – Held indoors at Messe Essen and boasting official presence from more than 25 different brands, Techno Classica is best described as a Concours for the auto industry.  In addition to Auto Show-style displays from each of the attending brands, Techno Classica is also a great place to buy and sell classic cars.  This […] More…

50 years since the Singh brothers’ fantastic Volvo victory in the Safari Rally

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Volvo News

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It is 50 years this April since Joginder Singh and his brother Jaswant crossed the finish line of the Safari Rally in first place in their Volvo PV 544. The white Volvo’s victory in the world’s toughest rally became news all over the world. Volvo enjoyed worldwide success on numerous occasions in the motorsport arena […] More…

Volvo Cars takes luxury to a new level by unveiling Lounge Console in Shanghai

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has unveiled a new concept at the Shanghai Auto Show that takes executive in-car luxury to a new level. Labelled the Lounge Console, the concept offers busy chauffeur-driven business people the ultimate executive accessory – a compact and versatile solution to expanded storage and comfort. The Lounge Console replaces the front passenger seat, […] More…

HEICO SPORTIV Bringing V40 D5 Racecar to ADAC 24hr Race at Nurburgring

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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Weiterstadt. In 1995, HEICO Motorsport made its debut with the Volvo 850 station wagon at the ADAC 24h Race at the Nürburgring. This season, 20 years on, HEICO SPORTIV will be competing in a Volvo again and recognizing the jubilee with a livery reminiscent of the original Volvo 850. The legendary ADAC 24h Race at […] More…

Report: Upcoming S90 to Use Concept Estate Design Language

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volvo News

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According to a report published last night by CAR Magazine, the upcoming S90 and V90 Estate (and later V90 Cross Country) will utilize many design cues from Volvo’s Concept Estate show car.  Built atop Volvo’s Scaleable Product Architecture platform, the upcoming cars are said to “have more impact” than previous Volvo models, according to Volvo Car […] More…

Volvo Cars North America Announces XC90 T8 Twin Engine Pricing

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volvo News

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Rockleigh, N.J. (April 14, 2015) – Volvo Cars will bring the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to the United States this summer with the XC90 T8 Twin Engine. Powered by Volvo’s 2.0 liter supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine and a rear axle electric motor, the T8 can achieve 394 horsepower and 0-60 […] More…

Shanghai 2015: S60L T6 Twin Engine

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars continues global roll-out of premium plug-in hybrids with S60L T6 Twin Engine at the Shanghai Motor Show S60L T6 Twin Engine China sales start on April 22nd The first locally manufactured medium-sized premium plug-in hybrid in China Offers unique 3 cars in 1 experience: Pure – Hybrid – Power Volvo Cars is set […] More…

Volvo to Unveil Top of the Line XC90 ‘Excellence’ at Shanghai Auto Show

posted by on 14 April 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars will unveil the most luxurious vehicle ever built by the Swedish company in its 88 year history at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90. The XC90 Excellence has been crafted by Volvo’s designers and engineers to offer customers a distinct and individual […] More…

Video: Volvo P1800 Gets the Petrolicious Treatment

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Petrolicious has quickly become known as a go-to for extremely high quality videography and storytelling when it comes to remarkable vehicles and the people who own them.  Most Petrolicious videos are focused on the traditional vintage car and the canyon roads they call their playground.  But as this film focuses on a Volvo, it was bound to be […] More…

Video: Warm Up for 2015 STCC Season Start

posted by on 9 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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The 2015 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season start is just one month away. Lets warm up with some Volvo Polestar Racing team mate action from the past two seasons. The 2015 STCC starts on May 9th with the all-new airport circuit in Skövde, marking the first of seven races this season where Volvo Polestar Racing drivers Thed […] More…

Volvo at Techno Classica – “The Bertone Volvos”

posted by on 2 April 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars will be exhibiting five cars with a link to Bertone, the Italian car designer, at the massive vintage and classic car show in the German city of Essen on 15th April. It will be showcasing unique examples of the exclusive 262C and 780 coupés and a rare convertible, only five of which were […] More…

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