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Volvo XC60 D4 AWD Geartronic SE Lux Nav road test report review (1)

Volvo XC60 D4 AWD Geartronic SE Lux Nav road test report review

WHEN a group of friends started to plan their next skiing trip and the decision to drive across Europe in winter was made, for me, this All Wheel Drive Volvo XC60 was the weapon of choice. Having driven Volvos in the Finnish Arctic Circle on frozen lakes, I know how good they are in their native conditions – conditions we were likely to encounter during our trip south to Italy in February.

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Volvo’s hi-tech gadgets reassure in bad weather

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO XC60 DRIVe SE Lux Start/Stop In appalling driving conditions, some of the latest in-car tech proved its worth. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, explains how the latest cruise control system came into its own. MY time with this Volvo XC60 coincided with a trip across the Pennines […]

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JLS have designs on the youthful XC60-factor

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO XC60 R-Design DRIVe In R-Design trim, Volvo’s XC60 is the pop-ular choice! Boy band JLS team up with Volvo to promote its latest single. An unlikely combination? KEITH WARD explains all. IS this a case of Volvo’s new Chinese owners chasing the youth market? The car brand traditionally (and […]

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Facelift for Volvo XC90

Volvo has given its XC90 a bit of a facelift. VOLVO has announced a host of refinements for its premium SUV, the XC90, even though last year was its most successful in terms of sales. It is nine years since it first arrived at car showrooms and the revamp will keep it fresh looking and […]

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Volvo S80 with 1.6-litre engine – but it works!

As Volvo sets course to win more business customers, editor DAVID HOOPER looks at two interesting models from its new range and suggests that it should be plain sailing for the Swedish carmaker. Volvo’s City Safety system is now fitted as standard on the S80. It is designed to reduce the severity of a low-speed […]

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Volvo goes on safari to help cars avoid animals

A new system to detect wild animals is under development at Volvo. VOLVO is developing a system which will alert drivers and automatically apply the vehicle’s brakes if there is an animal in the road. Expected to be launched in a few years’ time, it uses the same technology as the Pedestrian Detection with Full […]

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Volvo launches Ocean Race special edition models

Special Edition Volvos pay hommage to Ocean Race adventure. THE Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s most grueling sailing adventures, testing the sailing prowess and human endeavour of its participants and competing in all four corners of the globe. To celebrate the start of the fourth Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Cars have launched three limited […]

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