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Volvo To Introduce An Energy-efficient 2.0-litre GTDi Engine Volvo To Introduce An Energy-efficient 2.0-litre GTDi Engine

Volvo Car Corporation is introducing an all-new four-cylinder 2.0-litre Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDi) engine in the Volvo S80, V70 and XC60, offering great performance and efficiency all in one. New Volvo-developed turbocharging technology, direct injection and twin variable camshafts provide low fuel consumption, low emissions and high performance across a wide rev range - all in a particularly compact format. The new petrol engine, the 2.0 GTDi, produces no less than...

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Volvo S80 Revised and Refreshed for 2010 (Australia) Volvo S80 Revised and Refreshed for 2010 (Australia)

The Volvo S80 sedan enters 2010 with wide-ranging changes that ensure it stands out as a significant contender in the Australian luxury segment. Heralded by a bold new grille featuring a larger Volvo insignia as seen on the new XC60, plus a host of interior revisions that further lift the tasteful ambience of the flagship sedan, the latest S80 range also benefits from a model rationalisation adding to dynamic abilities and on-road safety.

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Volvo's New C30 to Make Frankfurt Debut Volvo's New C30 to Make Frankfurt Debut

The new Volvo C30 will make its debut at next week's Frankfurt motor show alongside the new C70 and S60 Concept. Sporting a bold new look and offering customers even greater levels of customisation, the new Volvo C30 will appeal to buyers who place considerable demands on the design, driving properties and personality of their vehicles.

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Volvo Lifts the Lid on the New C70 Volvo Lifts the Lid on the New C70

Volvo has released images of its new C70 ahead of its debut at Frankfurt motor show later this month. Equipped with the same smart three-piece steel roof, practical seating for four adults and world-leading convertible safety, the new C70 features a revised front and rear design, along with an updated interior.

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2009 Volvo S80 2.5FT Engine Upgraded 2009 Volvo S80 2.5FT Engine Upgraded

Volvo Cars' most powerful E85 engine is now receiving a vitamin supplement in the form of 30 fresh horsepower and an additional 40 Newton meters of torque. The five-cylinder 2.5-litre Flexifuel engine, the 2.5FT, produces 231 hp (170 kW) and 340 Nm of torque. At the same time, Volvo's engine experts have succeeded to cutting fuel consumption by between five and six percent depending on transmission. "This technical advance shows that we can give buyers of our larger cars an...

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2009 Volvo C30, S40 and V50 R Design DRIVe Launched 2009 Volvo C30, S40 and V50 R Design DRIVe Launched

Volvo has strengthened its DRIVe range by combining the DRIVe technologies with its sports-inspired R-DESIGN bodykit to offer C30, S40 and V50 models with low levels of emissions and the highest levels of visual appeal. The new DRIVe R-DESIGN models are available to order now with prices starting at £17,240 for the C30 while the S40 and V50 start at £19,095 and £20,595 respectively. The new C30, S40 and V50 1.6D DRIVe R-DESIGN all boast CO2-emissions of just 119 g/km, enabling customers to...

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2009 Volvo S80L Launched 2009 Volvo S80L Launched

On March 12th, Volvo Car Corporation launched the all-new Volvo S80L in Beijing, China. The prices and specifications of the 5 variants were presented. To meet the demand of Chinese consumers, the wheel base of this S80L model is prolonged by 140mm and the car is considerably upgraded. The sale of the all-new model has now started and the production started in February. S80L is one of the safest premium cars tailor-made for China and will mark the arrival of Volvo in the center of the...

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2009 Volvo C70 Ice White Special Edition 2009 Volvo C70 Ice White Special Edition

Volvo's striking four-seater C70 Coupe-Convertible packs some extra appeal this spring with the introduction of the ‘Ice White’. Priced at an attractive £24,495 OTR and available to order now, the C70 Ice White features £2,350 worth of extra equipment over the standard 2.0D S model on which it is based which retails at £24,995 OTR. Externally, the Volvo C70 Ice White sports the head-turning Ice White finish. The interior boasts sumptuous Calcite leather upholstery with black interior trim...

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Two New Five-Cylinder Diesels From Volvo Two New Five-Cylinder Diesels From Volvo

Volvo Cars sharpens the company's diesel offer. Two entirely new five-cylinder, 2.4-litre turbo diesels give the customers the attractive possibility to combine more power with class-leading fuel consumption and CO2-emissions:

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2009 Volvo XC60 Mid-Sized SUV - (Australia) 2009 Volvo XC60 Mid-Sized SUV - (Australia)

The introduction of Volvo’s exciting XC60 heralds the beginning of a new era in the Australian luxury cross-over segment. Breaking new ground with the standard inclusion of Volvo’s City Safety low-speed crash avoidance system on all models, Volvo’s stunning new XC60 raises the bar for mid-size prestige crossover vehicles and is set to woo buyers with its brilliant functionality and rewarding drive experience. Beautiful to behold, but an entirely practical SUV at the same time, the Volvo...

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Volvo's D5 Diesel Engine, More Performance and Economy Volvo's D5 Diesel Engine, More Performance and Economy

Volvo Cars is introducing a new 2.4-litre 5-cylinder diesel engine in the Volvo S80. Sharing only the D5 badge and the five-cylinder configuration with the previous generation, the new engine is now Euro 5 compliant and is significantly more efficient than its predecessor. The new D5 engine will be available in the UK from mid-2009 and pricing and specifications will be announced nearer the time. With innovative engineering solutions such as sequential twin turbochargers, ceramic glow-plugs...

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2009 Volvo XC60 Pricing Announced - (Australia) 2009 Volvo XC60 Pricing Announced - (Australia)

Volvo Car Australia has announced pricing for its groundbreaking new XC60 which is due to be launched in March. The svelte new Volvo will come in petrol and turbodiesel form and will be priced competitively in the premium SUV segment with an opening recommended retail price of less than $60,000. The technology-packed XC60 is also the safest Volvo ever. It comes to Australia to redefine expectations of medium-size SUVs with new levels of handling and roadholding, as well as a large,...

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Volvo S60 Concept Car, An Insight into the Future of Volvo Volvo S60 Concept Car, An Insight into the Future of Volvo

The Volvo S60 Concept that will be unveiled at next month's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) providing a unique insight into the all-new Volvo S60 due in 2010. "The all-new S60 will be one of the strongest players in a segment where the competition is razor-sharp," says Volvo Cars President and CEO Stephen Odell. The coupe-inspired lines that gave the original S60 its characteristic stance are even more pronounced in the next generation. "The sporty design...

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Volvo S60 Concept Car Revealed Volvo S60 Concept Car Revealed

Here is the first glimpse of the Volvo S60 Concept car which will be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2009, giving an indication of what the all-new Volvo S60 will look like when it's launched in 2010. "We both can, and dare, to deliver more exciting and more dynamic designs while maintaining our lead position in safety. The concept car shows part of our future, it's a hint that the all-new S60 will be one of the strongest contenders in the CD premium segment,"...

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Volvo First to offer HD Radio Technology as Standard Volvo First to offer HD Radio Technology as Standard

Volvo will become the first automaker to offer HD Radio technology as standard equipment in all but one of its 2009 models, it was announced today. The running change becomes effective next month on the 2009 Volvo model line up.* HD Radio technology is the most significant advancement in radio broadcasting since the introduction of FM stereo. Across the United States, more than 1800 AM and FM stations are broadcasting using HD Radio technology and more than 900 are offering subscription-free...

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2009 Volvo XC60 and DRIVe enters production 2009 Volvo XC60 and DRIVe enters production

With the Volvo XC60 Volvo Car Corporation is stepping boldly into the growing crossover segment. At the other end of the range it is offering the C30, S40 and V50 1.6D DRIVe with best in class consumption and lowest CO2 emission levels. Both the XC60 and the DRIVe cars have successfully entered the mass production stage in Volvo Cars' Ghent plant during the last weeks.

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2009 Volvo S80L Announced 2009 Volvo S80L Announced

Volvo Car Corporation proudly presented the Volvo S80L at the 6th Guangzhou Motor Show in south China. The S80L, a long wheelbase version of the popular S80 sedan, has been locally tailored and specifically designed for the market in China. Furthermore, the Volvo S80L will be locally produced in China. The new design was unveiled by Dr. Alexander Klose, CEO of Volvo Car China, and marks the acceleration of its localization plan. Volvo Cars has enjoyed stable growth since entering China. It...

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2009 Volvo R-Design XC90 - (Australia) 2009 Volvo R-Design XC90 - (Australia)

The expansion of the R-Design offering across the XC90 range will also see the XC90 V8 R-Design replace the XC90 V8 Sport. The XC90 V8 R-Design is fitted with Volvo’s Dynaudio Premium Sound system, complete with 12 speakers and six-stack CD player, as well as Bi-Xenon headlights with washers, Auto Dim rear view mirror, Rain Sensor wipers and the Interior Air Quality System (IAQS). The XC90 V8 R-Design also gains an aggressive quad exhaust system giving a pleasing, sportier sound. The...

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2009 Volvo R-Design V70 - (Australia) 2009 Volvo R-Design V70 - (Australia)

The new Volvo V70 T6 R-Design is imbued with a sportier essence via its unique 18-inch Cratus alloy wheels and lowered, sports-tuned suspension comprising higher-rated anti-roll bars and bushings. The V70 T6 R-Design sits 20mm lower at the front, and 15mm lower at the rear than the standard V70 T6. The R-Design styling gives the V70 a sportier look too, with a colour-matched rear spoiler, matt satin finish grille and exterior mirrors and 90 mm chrome exhaust pipes. The R-Design V70 T6...

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2009 Volvo S80 T6 AWD, Introduced - (Australia) 2009 Volvo S80 T6 AWD, Introduced - (Australia)

The dynamic and luxurious Volvo S80 enters the 2009 model year ready to expand its presence in the luxury segment with the introduction of a compact, turbocharged 3.0-litre six-cylinder T6 engine to the Volvo S80 range. The new S80 T6 AWD model joins the high-performance S80 V8 AWD, featuring a 60-degree, 4.4-litre all-alloy V8 and producing a powerful 232 kW and 440 Nm, along with the S80 D5 featuring Volvo's 2.4-litre turbodiesel that develops 136 kW and a surging 400 Nm of torque to...

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Volvo Concept Car, Based on Next Volvo S60 - (Global) Volvo Concept Car, Based on Next Volvo S60 - (Global)

Volvo Cars has teamed up with world-famous Swedish glassworks Orrefors to work on the company's next concept car, which will be a first taste of the next-generation Volvo S60. The joint creation, a floating centre stack of hand-made Orrefors crystal, will be shown for the first time at the Detroit international motor show in January 2009. In the concept car, the graceful, crystal-clear centre stack forms a gentle, calm wave from the instrument panel all the way to the rear seat...

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Volvo wagon’s low roof under threat Volvo wagon’s low roof under threat

The traditional Volvo estate with the long roof and traditional low seating position could be on the way out. Whilst the current V70 and V50 still share this classic design trait, consumers are voting with their wallets in ever increasing numbers and choosing pumped up Crossovers. Models such as the BMW X3 and X5 have been such a massive hit that even Volvo has joined the high driving position and high riding SUV and Crossover with the XC90 and XC60. Buyers will also be tempted by new...

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Extensive Upgrades Enrich 2009 Volvo Range Extensive Upgrades Enrich 2009 Volvo Range

New levels of standard equipment offering improved comfort and convenience for both driver and passenger enhance the Volvo experience with the introduction of its 2009 model range. The 2009 Volvo range also sees the adoption of larger, bolder Volvo identification on the rear of all models to present a universally consistent theme inline with that introduced on the new XC70 and V70. In addition, advanced new safety systems, including Lane Departure Warning with Driver Alert Control – a...

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2009 Volvo XC90 Ocean Race Limited Edition - (Australia) 2009 Volvo XC90 Ocean Race Limited Edition - (Australia)

The Volvo Ocean Race XC90 model uses unique-design, six-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels in Silver stone/Diamond cut with Ocean Blue body finish, or Light grey/Diamond cut with Electric Silver finish. The XC90’s bright chrome outer air intake, side window trims and tailgate mouldings are complimented by silver-painted aluminium roof rails, while alloy-look front and rear skid plates emphasize the adventurous nature of the car. Inside, the XC90 Ocean Race model’s leather seats in Soft Beige or...

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2009 Volvo XC70 Ocean Race Limited Edition - (Australia) 2009 Volvo XC70 Ocean Race Limited Edition - (Australia)

With images of the heaving seas and elegant, minimalist ocean-going yachts, Volvo is launching a special version of the XC70 to celebrate the staging of the 2008/2009 Volvo Ocean Race. Honouring a race that will take competitors on an eight-month extreme adventure covering 37,025 nautical miles and visiting ports including Cochin in India, Galway in Ireland and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the limited edition Volvo Ocean Race XC70 captures the spirit with materials that echo those used in the...

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New 2009 Volvo C30 DRIVe Revealed - (Australia) New 2009 Volvo C30 DRIVe Revealed - (Australia)

Volvo Cars will drive home its commitment to reducing fuel consumption and lowering CO2 emissions with the unveiling of its new DRIVe C30 model at the Australian International Motor Show.

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Collision Avoidance Technology Debuts On The New Volvo XC60 - (Australia) Collision Avoidance Technology Debuts On The New Volvo XC60 - (Australia)

Volvo is taking a big step in improving road safety with the introduction of its City Safety collision avoidance system as standard on the new Volvo XC60. Surveys indicate that 75 per cent of reported collisions occur below 30km/h and that, in 50 per cent of these cases, the driver has not braked before the collision. City Safety is able to make a crucial difference. City Safety operates at speeds up to 30 km/h and is able to detect if the car is at risk of colliding with the vehicle...

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New 2009 Volvo XC60 - (Australia) New 2009 Volvo XC60 - (Australia)

Volvo’s stunning XC60 aims at taking owners into new worlds of automotive adventure. With its remarkable combination of captivating style, compelling dynamic abilities and trail-blazing safety initiatives backed up by traditional Volvo functionality, the XC60 blends the qualities of a regular SUV with the agility and style of a sporty passenger car.

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New 2009 Volvo XC60 FWD - (Global) New 2009 Volvo XC60 FWD - (Global)

During the first half of 2009, Volvo Cars will launch a variant of the new Volvo XC60 with front-wheel drive, an upgraded Euro 5-compliant 2.4-litre diesel engine, featuring 175 horsepower, 420 Nm of torque and CO2 emissions of less than 170 g/km.

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New Volvo C30 ReCharge Concept Car - (Global) New Volvo C30 ReCharge Concept Car - (Global)

The Volvo ReCharge Concept on display at the Paris Motor Show is a groundbreaking plug-in hybrid. The specially designed Volvo C30 features individual electric wheel motors and batteries that can be charged via a regular electrical outlet. When fully charged the Volvo ReCharge Concept can be driven approximately 62 miles on battery power alone before the car's four-cylinder combustion engine is needed to power the car and recharge the battery. The concept car also retains the Volvo C30's...

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2009 Volvo C30 to get 300bhp - (Global) 2009 Volvo C30 to get 300bhp - (Global)

UK Car magazine Autocar is reporting Volvo has confirmed that it will release a new all-wheel drive performance variant of the C30, to be positioned above the T5 model, producing an impressive 224kW (300bhp).

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2009 Volvo DRIVe SUB-120 g/km Range Pricing - (UK) 2009 Volvo DRIVe SUB-120 g/km Range Pricing - (UK)

Volvo Car UK announces preliminary prices for the new economical sub-120g/km diesel variants of the C30 SportsCoupe, S40 Saloon and V50 Sportswagon. The new DRIVe range, which will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in early October, will start at £15,410 OTR for the Volvo C30 and £17,260 and £18,660 for the S40 and V50 respectively.

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New State-Of-The-Art Wind Tunnel Helps Shape Efficient Volvo Cars New State-Of-The-Art Wind Tunnel Helps Shape Efficient Volvo Cars

One of the world's most advanced wind tunnels is Volvo's new tool in the quest to lower fuel consumption and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Volvo Car Corporation is the first car manufacturer to own a wind tunnel that fully simulates the airflow around and underneath the car's body, combined with wheel rotation on a flat road surface. Volvo’s 27 square metre, wind-generating chamber is an in-house facility designed with a moving road simulation system to match wind speed and the ability to...

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2009 Volvo XC60 D5 - (Global) 2009 Volvo XC60 D5 - (Global)

UK magazine AutoCar has just had their first drive of Volvo’s brand new premium compact SUV the XC60. They have given the D5 variant very high praise concluding that it is the best executed premium ‘crossover vehicle’ the market has produced.

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New 2009 Volvo C30 DRIVe Models - (UK) New 2009 Volvo C30 DRIVe Models - (UK)

Volvo will be unveiling the new economical, sub-120g/km diesel variants of the C30 SportsCoupe, S40 saloon and V50 Sportswagon at the Paris Motor Show in early October. All three models are equipped with a special set of efficiency-enhancing features and marked with the DRIVe emblem to signal their uprated environment properties. Production of these new models will start in mid-November with first UK customer deliveries in January.

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New 2009 Volvo V70 Police Car - (UK) New 2009 Volvo V70 Police Car - (UK)

Volvo is unveiling the ultimate factory-built police car today (2 September 2008) at the National Association of Police Fleet Manager’s (NAPFM) Conference in Cheltenham.

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New Six-Speed Volvo Powershift - (UK) New Six-Speed Volvo Powershift - (UK)

The new six-speed Volvo Powershift is set to be a popular choice with business users as it combines the comfort of a fully-automatic transmission with the performance of a manual gearbox as well as delivering improved fuel efficiency.

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New Volvo XC60 Details - (UK) New Volvo XC60 Details - (UK)

Volvo Car UK can now announce full technical and specification details for the new XC60 crossover which arrives in dealer showrooms this autumn1. The XC60 is available to order now with prices starting at £24,750 OTR for the 2.4D S model and offers innovative standard features such as a low speed autobrake City Safety and versatile 40/20/40 split folding rear seats as well as sub 200g/km CO2 engine options.

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Volvo Stamps Its Authority On The Luxury Wagon Market With All-New V70 Volvo Stamps Its Authority On The Luxury Wagon Market With All-New V70

Volvo continues to lead the way in the premium wagon segment with the Australian launch of the third generation V70.

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Revealed: Volvo's Breathtaking New XC60 Revealed: Volvo's Breathtaking New XC60

These are the first pictures of Volvo's dramatic new XC60 - arguably the most exciting Volvo model ever and destined to make a stunning impact when unveiled in the flesh at the international motor show in Geneva on March 4 this year.

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Volvo Looks To Customers For Green Light On Heico Volvo Looks To Customers For Green Light On Heico

Volvo Car Australia will use this year's Melbourne Motor Show to gauge local market interest in a Heico Sportiv product for its Australian customers.

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Volvo Announces Pricing For All- New V70 T6 Volvo Announces Pricing For All- New V70 T6

Volvo's all-new V70 sportwagon will be launched onto an expectant Australian market by mid-March.

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Volvo C30 Broadens Appeal With New D5 Turbodiesel And S Variants Volvo C30 Broadens Appeal With New D5 Turbodiesel And S Variants

Volvo's head-turning C30 broadens its allure with the addition of two new models to the range: the thrifty, powerful C30 D5 turbodiesel, and the new S variant that makes the C30 available to a wider range of buyers.

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