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The 410 HP, 275-Mile, $63,000 Polestar 2 Unveiled Ahead of Geneva Motor Show

posted by on 27 February 2019 in Feature Cars Features

Polestar has unveiled its first volume model, as well as the Volvo Group’s first modern electric model: the Polestar 2. Polestar is specifically calling out the Tesla Model 3 and it will seek to compete with it on power, range, and price. Borrowing its overall looks from the Polestar 1, the 2 follows in the […] More…

Here’s How the Volvo XC40 is Different from Other Volvo Crossovers

posted by on 7 December 2017 in Feature Cars Features

The Volvo XC40 made its official North American debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show as a surprisingly competent overall package that is bound to make all of its competitors a bit nervous. The XC40’s senior exterior designer, Ian Kettle, is proud of how different it looks. He is proud of the design because the first […] More…

Find of the Day: 1979 VOLVO 242 DL 2-DOOR SEDAN

posted by on 3 November 2015 in Feature Cars

We came across this 242 and thought it needed to find a worthy home. Located in West Chester, PA, below is the text from the ad. The ad has 150 detail photos revealing the high quality of this 1979 242 DL. This is a Two Owner Volvo 240 Series 2-Door Sedan that was sold to […] More…

FotD: 1983 240 with a 5.0 Ford V8

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Feature Cars

Our Find of the Day comes from David Moore who posted the info on Facebook. Thanks David! Located in Durham, NC this 1983 240 Wagon sports a 1999 Ford 5.0 V8 with a 5-speed manual. It was professionally built using Ross Converse kit. David took it for a test drive and posted, “drives like a […] More…

Find of the Day: 2004 V70R with 6,600 miles

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Feature Cars

There are a few unicorns within the modern Volvo wagon enthusiast community. A Creme yellow 850 T-5R wagon, a 1998 Saffron V70R, a Laser Blue 2000 V70R, a 2004-2005 Flash Green/Atacama V70R six-speed manual and a 2006-2007 Sonic Blue/Atacama V70R six-speed manual. These highly desired models do not appear often but when they do, it […] More…

Swedespeed Project 142: (Re)Introduction

posted by on 29 April 2013 in Feature Cars

A 1974 142 GL becomes the new family cruiser More…

Long-term S60 T5 AWD: January Update

posted by on 6 January 2013 in Feature Cars

The S60’s suspension with the optional 18-inch wheels is surefooted over various road surfaces and diverse qualities of Northern Virginia and DC. Gone are the rattles or unusual creaks, and pops from plastics that I have noticed in previous generation Volvos. The Haldex AWD system plants each of the 250hp to the ground in a […] More…

Long-term S60 T5 AWD: Fall Update

posted by on 10 December 2012 in Feature Cars

The S60 T5 AWD joins our fleet for the next twelve months. More…

Volvo 760 turns 30 – The car that saved Volvo Car Corporation

posted by on 2 February 2012 in Feature Cars

In February 1982 – 30 years ago – the new Volvo 760 GLE was launched. No typical Volvo, yet unmistakably a Volvo. Seen as elegant and exciting with its characteristic design it was well received. The 760 became the car that actually saved Volvo Car Corporation back then and paved the way to the modern company of today. More…

Ipd XC60 R Design SEMA Project

posted by on 12 January 2012 in Feature Cars

What the heck is that! That is the a common response we get from people when they first see the ipd XC60 R Design SEMA Concept. More…