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    Volvo V60
    First Drive: 2015.5 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar [w/video]
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    Polestar Performance has been around since 1996, but until recently, it only did two things: manage Volvo motorsports operations and run a specialist consumer-facing side that built concept cars and boosted Volvo's turbocharged production cars by 15 to 60 horsepower. Five years ago, it fulfilled its long-held desire to engineer an actual production car, ...

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    Volvo V60
    First Drive: 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E [w/video]
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    The Swedes Bend Sixes And Fives Into Fours With government agency pressures mounting, the auto industry's latest engine and powertrain trends invariably include the cobbling of heretofore eight-cylinder models into charged (either turbo- or super-) six-cylinder models, six-cylinders into charged four-cylinders and so on. And then there's the mating of ...

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    Volvo V60
    First Drive: 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD
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    Volvo's Best Seller Adds Four-Wheel Grip To Its Base Model Those beautiful mountaintop vistas? They come with a price tag. And we're not just talking about blue chip real estate values – high altitude can be hell on your body, even if you're a paragon of physical fitness. Low air pressure can really curb one's appetite for alpine hikes, moguls or ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Volvo V40 [w/video]
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    Forbidden Fruit For What Ails The Swedes in North America We've entered a really good period of automotive excitement if premium-minded European hatchbacks move you. Things just seemed to fall into place suddenly about six months back when it became clear that Mini's lineup was about to have fierce competition from the new Audi A3, soon-to-arrive new ...

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    Volvo V60
    First Drive: 2012 Volvo XC60 R-Design
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    Swedish Model Goes To The Polestar Gym, Comes Back Stronger BMW has its M Division. Mercedes-Benz has AMG and Audi has a range of S- and RS-badged models. Volvo has... well, what does Volvo have, anyway? Yes, we're all familiar with the brand's sterling reputation for safety, and in recent times, for attractive Swedish design. Not long ago, with the ...

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    Volvo V60
    First Drive: 2011 Volvo S60
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    Not The Naughtiest of Volvos, But Definitely Up To Something Volvo has been gearing up the promotion machine for its new S60, and it's taking an unusual tack, referring to its latest sedan as the sportiest and "Naughtiest Volvo Ever." This, of course, may seem a bit like proclaiming that Greg was the rebel in the Brady Bunch. It might have been true, ...

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    Volvo V60
    Review: 2008 Volvo XC70 [w/VIDEO]
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    While station wagons are a very big part of the European automotive landscape, here in the States the two-box design sells much better when it's a crossover. We Americans don't have many choices on the true wagon front, mostly because high volume demand simply doesn't exist. One wagon that has been around for a while is the Volvo XC70, which combines much ...

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    Volvo V60
    Will the Nav direct you to a coffee joint? New Volvo safety systems
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    I wish my S60 could conjure up a little coffee avatar in the LCD screen like the new S80 can. It'd be even better if it could perk a cup up for me. The new pictogram fun is part of a rollout of new safety features from the Swedish automaker. Coming to Volvo stores before the end of the year should be a Collision Warning with Auto Brake system, Driver Alert ...

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    Volvo V60
    In the Autoblog Garage: 2007 Volvo S80 V8 AWD
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    Click the image to view the high-resolution gallery Even before safety was such a critical part of the buying process, Volvo had pushed the envelope by offering cutting-edge technology and cold, hard steel to protect its vehicles' occupants. Today, everything from luxury BMWs to basic Hyundais have five star crash protection, but Volvo is doing what it ...

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    Volvo V60
    VIDEO: Autoblog tries clutchless shifting but you shouldn't
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    For any self-respecting driver that has a car with a manual transmission, there are two things that cast shame; stalling and grinding. It doesn't matter if you're the only one in the car or if there are no other motorists on the road, the embarrassment associated with these gaffes is omnipresent. To save myself from shame and for fear of wrecking my ...

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