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Jerry Seinfeld and Kristin Wiig Explore the Volvo-ness

posted by on 6 January 2017 in News Volvo Blog

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You may know that Jerry Seinfeld is an avowed fan of Volvos, but it might you to know that Kristen Wiig (SNL, Ghost Busters, Bride’s Maids) is also a big fan of the brand. On the first episode of season nine of Seinfeld’s hit web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he drives Wiig around […] More…

Volvo Cars reveals sporty S90 & V90 R-Design models

posted by on 22 June 2016 in News Volvo Blog Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has revealed performance-inspired R-Design models of the new S90 sedan and V90 estate. Central to the S90 and V90 R-Design is an advanced sport chassis that delivers an energetic, road-hugging drive. “R-Design delivers an edge to our elegant estate and sedan models in our 90 Series, with a winning combination of a sportier, […] 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…

Find of the Day: 1968 Volvo P1800s Coupé

posted by on 13 March 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Yesterday’s Find of the Day was 242 Turbo Rally Car was clearly a Grand Slam.  While we highly doubt that this humble P1800s will replicate that success, it will be for sale at the very same auction- meaning that if you’ve got the means and the desire, you could pick up both cars while you’re […] More…

Find of the Day: Ex-Works Volvo 242 Turbo Rally Car

posted by on 12 March 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Admittedly, some Find of the Day features are better than others.  That said this is definitely one of the best finds to ever come across our desks, something that we’d gladly sell a kidney for.   This Ex-works Volvo 242 Turbo Rally car was campaigned in one race of the 1983 European Touring Car Championship […] More…

Find of the Day: Volvo 120 Estate

posted by on 11 February 2015 in Volvo Blog

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To be completely honest, a decent amount of artistic license went into this Find of the Day.  The body is most definitely Volvo, but everything else, well, not so much. So far as we can tell, the 120 Estate body has been fitted on top of the chassis from a late-1980s Toyota Pickup to make […] More…

Find of the Day: 1983 Volvo 242 turbo flathood

posted by on 11 February 2015 in Volvo Blog

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The world at large has legends and lore, within the Volvo community there is the 1983 242 turbo flathead. The 1983 Volvo 242 turbo flathead was the first turbo Volvo with an intercooler to come to the U.S. The 1983 flathoods were fully loaded with power windows, doors, mirrors, and A/C. This fine example has […] More…

Find of the Day: 2004 S60R Widebody Track Car

posted by on 10 February 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Every now and then someone puts together something so unique that when it pops up in the Classifieds, we have to take a moment and wonder if we could rearrange the garage to make room. Our Find of the Day comes from Woodstock, GA. Swedespeed reader, ZekeUSMC, has a one of a kind S60R that […] More…

Volvo Car Corporation Claims Green Leadership Through Focus on Four-Cylinder Engines and Smart Electrification

posted by on 16 November 2011 in Volvo Blog

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Volvo President Stefan Jacoby unveiled a radical small displacement, diesel and electrification engine plan at the Los Angeles Auto Show. More…