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2018 Volvo XC40 vs Jaguar E-Pace Comparison Review

It will likely come as no surprise to you that small SUVs are making the biggest impression on new car buyers right now. While SUVs as a whole account for over 40 per cent of new car sales in Australia, the small SUV segment is the fastest growing in the …

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Volvo to offer rear-biased torque split tune for 2019 AWD cars

A new software upgrade for all-wheel drive Volvo models that diverts more torque to the rear wheels is to be made available for 2019 models underpinned by the company’s Scalable Product Architecture. Developed by Polestar, the software aims to enhance the driving experience and provide a more engaging feeling, with …

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2018 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Launch Edition Review

Like Porsche, Volvo has more or less become an SUV company. Once famous for its staid but safe-as-a-brick family wagons, the Swedish brand now sells more XC60 and XC90 SUVs than its sedans and wagons, with SUVs accounting for more than half of all the cars that leaves its showrooms. …

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2019 Volvo S60 unveiled, unconfirmed for Australia

The covers have finally been lifted on the US-built 2019 Volvo S60, but a question mark hangs over whether it will make its way to Australia. If Volvo’s new small sports sedan is to make its way here, it likely wouldn’t be until the second quarter of 2019 at the …

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Four-tier Volvo XC40 range kicks off from $47,990

The all-new Volvo XC40 is set for its Australian debut in April priced from a sharp $47,990 plus on-road costs. The arrival of the XC40 premium compact SUV means Volvo now has three new, globally available SUVs in what is the fastest growing segment of the automotive market. The latest …

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Volvo unveils all-new, tech-laden V60 wagon

Volvo has unveiled its new V60 five-door, mid-size wagon that promises everyday practicality with dashing good looks. Launched on the driveway of a family home in Stockholme, which the company describes as “its natural habitat”, the V60 shares Volvo Car’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform with the XC60 and 90 …

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2018 Volvo XC60 Review

The Volvo XC60 is an important model in the Swede carmaker’s line up. Globally and in Australia, the XC60 is easily the brand’s top selling model and this 2017 model is likely to continue that trend. Available in three variants in Australia comprising the Momentum, Inscription and sports flavoured R-Design …

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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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