Posts Tagged: Volvo

Volvo 740 (1984-1992)
By August 6, 2015 Read More →

Volvo 740 (1984-1992)

Volvo 740 was the 4-cylinder alternative to the Volvo 760. The exterior design was the same. Volvo 740 was a bit more common, not quite as luxurious as the Volvo 760. Over the years, the Volvo 740 was powered by a range of different engines, mostly 4-cylinder in-line units with or without turbochargers, and there were also 6-cylinder diesel variants.

Volvo 780 (1985-1990)
By April 10, 2015 Read More →

Volvo 780 (1985-1990)

In March 1985, Volvo Car Corporation showed the result of yet another cooperation in the field of luxury between Sweden and Italy, the Volvo 780, designed and built by Bertone in Turin. The event took place on the Volvo Cars stand at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Road Test: 2014 Volvo XC60 D5 AWD
By November 18, 2013 Read More →

Road Test: 2014 Volvo XC60 D5 AWD

Volvo has updated its best-selling model, the Volvo XC60 for the model year 2014. We took a test drive with the XC60 D5 AWD which is the top-of-the-range of the diesel lineup. There are many new features and new looks, but Volvo XC60 still still feels very familiar. What makes all Volvo cars great is that it always welcomes you warmly. Even if you haven’t driven one before, Volvo is very easy to get acquainted with.

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Road Test: 2014 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid
By September 23, 2013 Read More →

Road Test: 2014 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

The Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid is an excellent example of what can be achieved by adding an extra electric motor to a diesel-engined car. This new Hybrid isn’t just the most economical car in the Volvo V60 range, it is also the fastest V60 diesel model. Sounds like a perfect combination!

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Volvo ÖV4 (1927-1929)
By September 23, 2013 Read More →

Volvo ÖV4 (1927-1929)

The first series-manufactured Volvo ÖV4 left the factory on Hisingen in Gothenburg on April 14th, 1927. The Volvo ÖV4 was based on an American design and had a powerful chassis and live axles with long leaf springs at the front and rear. The four-cylinder 2-litre engine developed 28 hp at 2000 rpm. Car had a 3-speed transmission.

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Road Test: 2013 Volvo V40 Cross Country D4
By February 11, 2013 Read More →

Road Test: 2013 Volvo V40 Cross Country D4

At first look the Volvo V40 and Volvo V40 Cross Country might look very much the same, but there are some major differences between these two cars. While the V40 has almost completely body-coloured exterior, the new Cross Country comes with contrasting front and rear bumpers and side sills. In the Cross Country, there is also a bit different looking honeycomb mesh grille at the front. Other exterior details include the black mirror housings and roof rails. Cross Country also comes as standard with the bigger wheel size. The exterior styling can be upgraded with side scuff plates or rear diffuser and skid plate. The big panoramic sunroof is also available as an option. A really useful option in the winter weather is the heated front windscreen.

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