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2019 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar Review – why buy?

  See that little blue square on our 2018-built Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design? It’s the Polestar badge. I first got acquainted with it 3 years ago, also in a XC90. Back then, the Polestar tune was a dealer fitted option that was tagged on to the engine’s ECU. Now with …

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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar Review

We are all familiar with M and AMG, but there’s a new kid in town – Polestar. Like its esteemed German counterparts, Polestar started off as an independent tuner and motorsport partner of Volvo, until the Swedish brand acquired the outfit, including the Polestar brand, in 2015. The aim was …

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2016 Volvo XC90 Review: D5 Inscription

It’s been a long and tumultuous journey for Volvo. Clouded in an air of uncertainty just a few years ago when parent company, Ford, was perched on the verge of bankruptcy set off by the Global Financial Crisis. With an aging lineup and little money for new product investment, Volvo …

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2015 Volvo XC90 launched in Australia from $89,950

The all-new Volvo XC90 range has launched in Australia priced from $89,950 plus on-road costs. The XC90 is the first vehicle to introduce Volvo’s new global trim level strategy, with Australia taking Momentum, Inscription and R-Design variants, each offering a different exterior and interior level of standard features. The 165kW/470Nm …

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First Edition 2015 Volvo XC90 available online only

Volvo Cars is releasing a limited First Edition of its All-New Volvo XC90, which was launched today in Stockholm. The 1,927 individually-numbered cars celebrate the year Volvo was founded and, for the first time in history, they will only be available for sale via digital commerce at www.volvocars.com. The online …

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All-new 2nd-generation Volvo XC90 unveiled

After months of teasing and speculation, Volvo has finally unwrapped its all-new Volvo XC90 SUV – one of the most important vehicles in the Swedish marque’s lineup. “This is one of the most important days in our history,” said Håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo Car Group. “We are …

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Volvo to introduce Apple CarPlay in XC90

Volvo Cars and Apple are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers. The alliance promises to transform the in-car experience. Called Apple CarPlay, the new service brings all the features and services familiar to iPad, iPhone or iPod users directly into the car …

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