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2018 Volvo S90 T8 Review

posted by on 6 June 2018 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

Even if its lineup isn’t as diverse as the competition, or even as well known, Volvo is continuing to push the envelope, as the new 2018 Volvo S90 T8 demonstrates. This is a large luxury sedan that uses an unconventional powertrain, yet still manages impressive performance and economy. It’s not perfect, but it is interesting and special, which are perfect reasons […] More…

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country Review

posted by on 30 June 2017 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

Volvo’s cars are all full of surprises. They have clever windshield wipers, handy safety technology and none of its cars seem to sweat the small details. Sure, they’re a bit quirky – the Swedish automaker seems to be chasing something a bit more niche than just the usual luxury customers that Mercedes and Audi are attracting, […] More…

2017 Volvo V60 Polestar Review

posted by on 6 December 2016 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

The Volvo-Polestar folks are experts in leaving impressions. A few years ago, I drove the S60 and V60 Polestar vehicles, and to this day, they linger in my memory for their brilliant styling, aggressive performance and popping personality in comparison to their more reserved stablemates. I wish those memories were only positive, but I still recall […] More…