2016 Volvo S90/V90 road test review by car finder Nick Johnson: “Scandinavian Smooth”

Volvo S90/V90 review by car finder MyCarCoach

Volvo has always liked to do things differently according to their bigwigs, but in the past, different often seemed to mean cars that could be best described as safe, practical and dependable. Not bad qualities in fairness, but thanks to some hefty investment from Volvo’s Chinese parent, Geely, their latest flagship S90 (saloon) and V90 (estate) now offer additional terms of endearment like sleek, handsome and modern.   This level of progress continues inside too with the offer of suitably futuristic technology Read The Rest...

Volvo C70 D3 150PS Geartronic SE Lux Solstice road test review by Oliver Hammond

Volvo C70 D3 150PS Geartronic SE Lux Solstice road test review by Oliver Hammond - Ashley Cheshire photo

Another week, another convertible car on test. This time, it was the turn of a sexy Swede with enough spec’ to worry most of its rivals, along with a supposedly economical diesel engine, mated to an automatic gearbox. Sounds like a great recipe for effortless roof-down cruising… Exterior Discerning motorists with good taste couldn’t help but admire the original Volvo C70’s sexy, svelte styling, sumptuous interior and sensational sound system. Full marks to Peter Horbury and his team. Its profile was boosted Read The Rest...

2012 Volvo XC60 D3 163bhp SEL Lux Premium Geartronic AWD Road Test Review by Oliver Hammond

2012 Volvo XC60 D3 SE LUX Geartronic AWD 163bhp road test review Oliver Hammond SimonsCarSpots-com - lead photo

Having spent last week piloting an XC90 around rural Norfolk lanes and up and down Britain’s motorways, it was certainly going to be interesting stepping straight into an XC60. The XC90 has been around since 2003 whereas its little brother the XC60 is relatively new, having debuted in 2008. I was keen to put this 2012 AWD model with its tweaked D3 engine through its paces to see what it’s made of. On Trend The Volvo XC60 is the XC90’s slightly smaller Read The Rest...

Volvo V40 Launch

The Volvo V40 is an important car for Volvo for two reasons: Firstly, it is the start of a new product offensive launched under its new Chinese owner, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, and secondly, it finally gives Volvo a credible rival to the might of the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3. In short, this is a stylish five door family hatchback that aims to lure premium buyers with its contemporary styling and sophisticated technology.  The V40 will be launched Read The Rest...