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1955 – Elvis is just heating up, Blackboard Jungle is in theaters and tailfins will take a couple more years to really get outrageous. Across the Atlantic in France, the Martians forgot their space capsule. There is no other way to explain a car that debuted in 1955 having such sophistication – a hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension, excellent handling and ride, and headlamps that swiveled with the steering, to name a few. The Citroen DS was a unique, well-loved, amazing piece of


Sales of the new Volvo C70 hardtop convertible have been so brisk that company has already upped its production from 16,000 annual units to 20,000. It will likely become even more popular now that Volvo has introduced its first diesel engine in the Swedish convertible, a 2.4L turbodiesel initially developed for the S60, S70, XC70 and XC90 but downsized and detuned for the C70. Known as the D5, this five-cylinder turbodiesel develops 180 horsepower and 258 ft-lbs. of torque. It will initially be


Volvo Cars has started European delivery of S40 sedans and V50 estates with its new and more powerful D5 diesel powerplant, aiming at Europe's premium diesel car market.

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