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The all new S90 continues testing

posted by on 24 August 2015 in Features Opinions & Editorials Volvo News

The all new Volvo S90 continues testing but it is doing a good job hiding from spy photographers. We are happy for all Volvo enthusiasts out there helping with photos like these photos we received from CarPix. The Volvo S90 is set for an debut later on this year and will replace the S80. We […] More…

FOTD: LS1/6-Speed Swapped 1997 Volvo V90 Wagon

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Features Opinions & Editorials

Our Find of the Day is a LS1/6-Speed Swapped 1997 Volvo V90 Wagon. While not one of the Newman conversions, this is sure to be a blast to drive. From the guys over at bringatriler.com, here’s a little info on the V90: This 1997 Volvo V90 wagon was converted to GM LS1 power by its […] More…

“Ignition” Behind the Scenes

posted by on 7 November 2014 in Features Opinions & Editorials

The second annual Jalopnik Film Festival kicks off at the Classic Car Club Manhattan on Wednesday November 5th 2014. The festival moves to Williamsburg at Nitehawk Cinema for film premieres. Tangent Vector’s APEX: The Story of the Hypercar has its world premiere. Based on the trailer, APEX should be a fantastic film. Volvo enthusiasts will […] More…

The Officer and the Muffler: Who was Right?

posted by on 25 June 2013 in Opinions & Editorials

Have you ever had one of those days? A tape measure inserted into your rear muffler is not a great way to end the day. But that’s how “Capn TwoJZ”‘s day came to an end when he pulled his Volvo 850 into his driveway. More…

New S60 + Executive Comments on R. Swedespeed Makes Case for New Volvo S60R.

posted by on 16 November 2009 in Opinions & Editorials

***image5***There’s no denying the last few years have been tough on Volvo and as such, performance cars haven’t exactly been what you’d call a priority. Ford Motor Company’s move to offload its Euro… More…

Swedespeed Establishes Official Facebook Presence

posted by on 18 June 2009 in Opinions & Editorials

Yes, we’ve given in to all that is hip and trendy, and Swedespeed.com now has an official Facebook page. Now that the snowball is rolling, we don’t know if it can be stopped. Before you know it, we’ll… More…

From the Armchair – Volvo’s Unseen Answer, The Minivan

posted by on 13 February 2006 in Opinions & Editorials

Perhaps its the safety record, the fact that over 50% of customers are female, or that the company is one of the main players in the station wagon segment, but no one will argue that the Volvo brand i… More…

From the Armchair – Why the S40 Confounds Me

posted by on 15 August 2005 in Opinions & Editorials

I’ve been in love with the second generation S40 since the moment the first photos of the car rolled across the Internet. Kitted with 18-inch wheels and Volvo accessories body kit, the car looked mean… More…