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Swedespeed Project XC60 Update: H&R Lowering Springs

Since we last checked in on our Volvo XC60, it has gone through a lot of changes. We ended the last update by switching back from our 20-inch Heico five-spoke wheels to the stock setup in hopes of testing the off-the-lot winter handling, as well as the handling and fuel economy differences between our setup.

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Swedespeed Project V70 T5 Part Three: IPD Stage Three Upgrades

While we were finalizing Stage 0 and other cosmetic enhancements, we began to plan out what we were going to do to turn up the fun factor for our Project V70 T5. While chatting with IPD, they mentioned they were going to be offering a new “Turbo back” exhaust system for the 870 cars and offered to send us a version for our project.

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Swedespeed Project XC60 Update: Life in Chicago, a Service Visit, and More

n mid-January, following our staff gathering for the Detroit Auto Show, the XC60 changed hands and left our man George’s outpost in Pennsylvania to see out the remainder of its year with us at our Chicago home base. The snow hasn’t been bad since, and we’re still craving an opportunity to see how the latest all-road Volvo handles the real nasty stuff.

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