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Volvo’s Polestar goes electric performance with Polestar 1

Polestar, Volvo’s performance sub-brand, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar confirmed plans for its first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a customer-focussed route to market that it says will set a new industry benchmark for performance vehicles. The company’s …

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Volvo expands SUV offering with all-new XC40

Volvo today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of its new XC40 premium compact crossover in Milan, Italy. Joining the recently unveiled XC60 and the highly popular XC90, the XC40 is Volvo’s first model built on the company’s new modular vehicle architecture (CMA), which will underpin all other upcoming …

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Polestar boosts new XC60’s output to a potent 314kW

Volvo’s performance arm, Polestar has introduced an optimisation programme for the new Volvo XC60. When fitted to the XC60 T8, it boosts power to a potent 314kW, matching the optimised XC90 T8 as the most powerful Volvo models ever built. The Polestar tune improves five key areas of the powertrain …

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All-new Volvo XC60 makes world debut at Geneva

The all-new Volvo XC60 has made its world debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The first-generation XC60 was one of the most successful Volvo models, with almost a million shipped across the world during its nine-year production run. It is also Europe’s best-selling compact SUV. The new XC60 is …

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2017 Volvo S90 Review – T6 Inscription AWD

With the Volvo XC90 SUV a runaway success, Volvo’s march to greater heights continues unabated with the closely related S90 luxury sedan; the company’s best attempt yet at cracking the premium executive sedan market dominated by the Germans. Essentially a successor to the S80 (yes, remember that one?), the 2017 …

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Polestar to create high-performance, electrified range for Volvo

Volvo has confirmed its performance arm, Polestar, will create a range of high-performance, electrified vehicles for the brand. Volvo purchased Polestar in 2015 and has just recently completed the buyout. Volvo Cars North American president and CEO, Lex Kerssemakers told Motoring Polestar’s racing would enable it to build some very …

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Next-Gen Volvo XC60 spied for the first time

With the XC90 taking off to a good sales lead in the large SUV segment, Volvo has been busy getting the smaller XC60 crossover to market. And here’s the first glimpse of the BMW X3 fighter. Draped in full tank-like camouflage, picking the details is a challenge, though the headlights …

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Volvo unveils high-riding V90 Cross Country

Volvo Cars has taken the wraps off its third and final variant for the 90 Series line-up, the Volvo V90 Cross Country. The model continues the tradition started almost 20 years ago with the rugged XC90 Cross Country. “Australian’s have openly displayed their appreciation of the Volvo Cross Country over …

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