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    Volvo announces foray into World Touring Car Championship after claiming Swedish title

    The past year didn't look too bright for the World Touring Car Championship. First BMW cut its program down from three works teams to one, then reports came in indicating that Seat – fresh from back-to-back titles – was scaling down its factory-backed team as well. But the latest ...

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    Volvo C30 to get special edition with a hint of citrus?

    Once again an automaker is turning to you, The American Car Buyer, to find out what you want. This time, it's Volvo wondering what America's consumer audience thinks of a special edition C30 that would combine metallic Orange Flame paint and 17-inch wheels outside with two-tone seats in T-Tec and ...

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    Video: Autocar calls Polestar Volvo C30 a 'junior Nissan GT-R'

    Polestar Volvo C30 – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Earlier this year, Volvo and Polestar debuted the C30 Polestar Performance Prototype hot hatch, showing what would happen if a Swedish touring car were tuned down for road car use. It's a menacing little devil, what with its ...

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    Video: Walk-around of 450-hp Volvo Polestar C30

    Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Prototype Concept – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you've been itching for a closer look at the Polestar Performance Volvo C30 Performance Concept Prototype, you're in luck. The Swedish carmaker has rolled out a tasty little video that includes a ...

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    Volvo teases C30 Polestar Performance Concept

    Volvo C30 Polestar Performance Concept Prototype – Click above for high-res image
    Volvo and Polestar are set to officially unveil the C30 Polestar Performance Concept Prototype this weekend. Designed to be an exercise in what would happen if a race team was allowed to do what they do best ...

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    Touring car gurus Polestar Performance announce 395-hp AWD Volvo C30-based roadcar

    Polestar Performance Volvo C30 – Click here for the press release
    Volvo has unleashed Polestar Performance on the lovable C30 hatch to create a new prototype. If that name sounds familiar to you, odds are you spend a fair amount of time downloading footage of the Swedish Touring Car ...

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    Report: Volvo XC30 compact crossover coming in 2012

    2010 Volvo C30 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Much like the 3 Series-based BMW X1, Volvo is reportedly hard at work on its own diminutive soft-roader, modeled on the C30 hatchback. The new small crossover, said to be dubbed XC30 (natch), will ride on a slightly taller version of ...

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    Detroit 2010: Volvo C30 EV silently motors into the Motor City

    Volvo C30 EV Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Volvo brought along an all-electric C30 hatchback concept to the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. While this isn't a production vehicle at this point, Volvo says the car is a fully drivable prototype with a complete interior, ...

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    Detroit 2010 Preview: Volvo C30 EV evolves for road trials

    Volvo C30 BEV prototype - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo has built versions of its C30 hatchback with efficient diesel engines, plug-in hybrid powerplants, flex-fuel ICEs, and pure electric drivetrains. It's the all-electric version that will get some extra attention at the Detroit ...

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    Volvo prices 2011 C30 T5 from $24,600, C30 T5 R-Design at $26,950*

    2011 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design - click for high-res gallery
    Possibly the biggest news to come out of Volvo's announcement of pricing for the 2011 C30 is that there is going to BE a 2011 C30. We ogled the nipped and tucked C30 T5 in Frankfurt and came away even more smitten than before with Volvo's ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Facelifted 2010 Volvo C30 gets it right

    2010 Volvo C30 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When you're an auto journalist blogger, you're constantly, incessantly bombarded with a series of questions. Usually it's, "What's the best car you've ever driven?" (Personal answer: Superformance Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, followed by ...

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    Refreshed Volvo C30 peeks out ahead of Frankfurt

    2010 Volvo C30 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, Volvo will do the nip tuck on its entry-level model, the C30 hatchback, for the 2010 model year. The first official pictures and an accompanying press release have just been unleashed ahead of the car's upcoming debut at the ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Volvo C30 earmarked for a 2010 refresh?

    Now that a series of images of Volvo's refreshed C70 hardtop convertible have hit the interwebs, the enterprising group at Swedespeed have put together an interesting preview of the C30 hatchback, a model that is expected to get a similar revitalization.Up front is likely to be a new fascia that ...

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    REPORT: Volvo working on electric C30, will show concept in Frankfurt

    Volvo ReCharge concept - Click above for hi-res image gallery
    According to Autocar, Volvo has confirmed it's planning to debut an all-electric C30 hatchback at its Innovation for Life event at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. We first heard rumors of such a machine last week, but at the time ...

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    IIHS tests two-door coupes, ratings mostly positive

    IIHS 2009 two-door crash tests - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It comes as little surprise that two-door automobiles perform differently when crash tested than their four-door stablemates, particularly in side crashes. Due to the vastly different structural makeup of coupes versus sedans, ...

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    New details on Audi S1 emerge

    Image removed at owner's request.Auto Express got the inside dope on the upcoming Audi S1, and the the compact hatch has its sights set on the MINI Cooper JCW, Fiat 500 Abarth SS, Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA and Volvo C30. Based on the new Audi A1, the S1 will feature a cranked up version of VW/Audi's ...

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    Volvo developing 300-hp C30 with AWD

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Volvo C30 R-Design
    Rumors of a new Volvo hot hatch have gotten hot again with talk of a new 300-horsepower C30 for Europe. According to reports, the new model would be powered by the same 2.5-liter inline-five cylinder turbo engine that powers the new ...

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    Volvo bringing ethanol-powered C30 racer to WTCC

    Click to view a hi-res gallery of the Volvo C30 Green Racer Let's play a little word association game here. When I say "Volvo", what comes to mind? Swedish. Safety. Soccer moms. Station wagons. But racing? Granted, Volvo is not one of the better-known names in motorsport, but the company has been ...

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    Rumormill: 350 hp Volvo C30 R in the works

    Click above for a high resolution image of the C30 D-Design package Volvo gave its C30 hatchback a pretty aggressive look when it introduced the R-Design package, but unfortunately none of that sportiness made its way beneath the hood. Adding some show to the go, Volvo has reportedly created a C30 ...

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    Volvo planning more small models, more diesels

    click above image for high-res gallery of the Volvo C30 EfficiencyIn the wake of rapidly diminishing sales of large and not-particularly fuel efficient cars, Volvo is doing what only seems rational: introducing smaller vehicles with more fuel efficient engines. The company reportedly has plans to ...


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