Available with plug-in hybrid options
The first-gen Volvo V60 lasted for a lengthy eight years since its launch in 2010. Now, Volvo has just unveiled to the world the second generation of its premium wagon. The launch took place in what the Swedish carmaker claims is
Faster and more powerful than ever
1. Out goes the six-pot, and in comes a four-cylinder turbo. Yep, that 3.0-liter straight-six has been canned in favor of a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged unit. It's a twin-charged engine (meaning it'
Cementing brand's reputation for saving lives
If there's one thing Volvo is best known far, it's safety. This top-of-mind fact has been reinforced recently, when the Swedish carmaker landed on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ list four times.
855 T-5R meets V60 Polestar
In 1994, Volvo introduced its first high-performance wagon: the 855 T-5R, which had a five-cylinder turbocharged engine that produced 240hp and 330Nm. Twenty years later and Polestar brought the car together with its current heir, the V60 Polestar, at
Beginning with US and Canada
Having just recently introduced the all-new XC90, Volvo will now finally launch the much-awaited V60 Cross Country at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show this month. The Cross Country tag is part of Volvo's nomenclature for its wagons with
Aftermarket goodies fresh off the factory
From being an aftermarket manufacturer specializing in Volvo cars, Polestar is now rolling out its take on the Swedish carmaker's products. Coming out of Volvo's Torslanda factory, the first S60 and V60 Polestar cars will now be delivered to customers
Effective June 2014
Special cars need special tires, and according to Michelin Philippines chief representative Michael Nunag, effective June 2014, all Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar cars "will be fitted with 245/35 R20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport ultra-high-performance tires."The Polestar-engineered
Due to rising demand in Europe
Volvo Cars is ramping up the production of the V60 Plug-in Diesel Hybrid by 90%, thanks to strong demand across Europe.According to Volvo, due to the increasing demand for the car--particularly in Holland, Belgium and Italy--the Swedisch carmaker\'
Doesn't dazzle oncoming motorists
At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Volvo will show off its new innovation that "makes driving in the dark safer and more comfortable."Known as Active High Beam Control, the system makes it possible to use the car's high beam continuously
Highest ever for electrified cars
Proving that it is indeed the barometer for other carmakers to gauge just how safe their vehicles are, Volvo and its V60 Plug-in Hybrid recently achieved the highest-ever, five-star rating for an electrified car in the latest round of
In V60 body
In December 2011, Volvo revealed the production version of its V60 Plug-in Hybrid and promised that its production would start in November 2012. Well, that time is now and Volvo has indeed begun production of the vehicle with the first customer
Now's a good time to buy the S60
Volvo Philippines has made the prospect of owning one of the Swedish carmaker's vehicles easier through its "Buckle Up Ownership Packages."With just a down payment of as low as 20 percent with zero interest (and payable up to 60 months),
First public test "highly successful"
After months of testing on private tracks in Spain and Sweden, Volvo's experimental road train has finally been run in public where it shared the road with other motorists.Known as the SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) project, the
The world's first diesel plug-in hybrid
Volvo has revealed the production version of the V60 Plug-in Hybrid that will be launched in 2012. Production is scheduled to start in November of the same year."Our plug-in hybrid has received considerable attention since it was unveiled at
Want one?
Volvo will soon be entering the hybrid-car market as the V60 plug-in hybrid will reach the Swedish carmaker's showrooms in 2012."The second-generation hybrid is the perfect choice for the uncompromising buyer who wants a superbly carbon-dioxide-
Find out what it went up against
Volvo topped a test conducted by Europe's biggest auto club that, for the first time, pitted the emergency brake-assist systems from six carmakers in different collision situations at the same time.For the test, the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.
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