2018 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design Test Drive

“2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design” A Youthful Nuevo Volvo Compact Crossover Volvo through the years has produced some interesting vehicles with a multitude of designs, ranging from a dull and boring boxy form through the stylishly innovative P1800, sexy convertibles to the new, exceptionally appealing design of the 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design…

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2019 Volvo XC40 T5 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Volvo has been full of surprises the last few years introducing an impressive array of new cars and powerplants. And the trend continues with their latest, the 2019 Volvo XC40. The XC40 is the smallest of the three Volvo SUVs and is about the same length as the BMW X1…

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2015 Volvo V60 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Safety and wagons have been the backbone of Volvo tradition, for the last 60 years, however, sport wagons had been dropped from the U.S. lineup a few years ago leaving only the highly acclaimed rugged XC wagons. That changes for 2015 with the reintroduction of the Volvo V60 sport wagon…

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Test Drive: 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Park City, Utah —It may still be a few years before we start seeing the efforts of the hard working Swedes arriving at American Volvo dealerships, but in the meantime the company is still pumping out some interesting variations on the current lineup. We were at Volvo’s Midsommar Drive in…

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2013 Volvo S60 T5 Premiere AWD

“Volvo celebrates a ‘Midsommar ‘ drive in new S60 T5 AWD” Park City, Utah –The S60 model Volvo was first introduced as a 2000-year model, and has since become the best selling vehicle in the Swedish icon’s lineup. Volvo has long been recognized for manufacturing vehicles noted for their innovative safety technology, and the latest…

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Test Drive: 2012 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design

 “Volvo’s C30 T5 R-Design Platinum Polestar”  Volvo’s 2012 C30 is the smallest vehicle in the Swedish carmaker’s lineup. But don’t let its diminutive stature fool you – it also may well be the most expressive car in the Volvo stable. Power is courtesy of a 2.5-liter DOHC, 20-valve Turbocharged inline 5-cylinder engine with Variable Valve…

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