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2012 Volvo XC60 R-Design

Will Pumping Up With Polestar Make People Notice? There are injustices in the auto industry just like in life. Sometimes the right person gets passed over for a job, the best player doesn't get to start or the wrong verdict is reached by a jury. And sometimes a good vehicle just doesn't get bought. That's what is happening with the Volvo XC60, which ended last year at the bottom of the sales list compared to luxury crossover competitors from Lexus, Cadillac, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Lincoln and Acura. While it's certainly true that luxury segments are packed with qualified... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 3.0L I6
Power:
325 HP / 354 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$52,675 (as tested)
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    New York: 2015 Volvo Inscription models get classy with an upgraded leather interior
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    If Volvo's recent spate of cool-looking concepts is any indication, the Swedish brand has some great new styling on the way. But it takes time for new vehicles to come to market. In the meantime, Volvo is livening up some of its interiors with an updated Inscription Package on the 2015 XC60 (pictured above) and S80 debuting at the 2014 New York Auto ...

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    Geneva: Volvo brings a whole new 2014 showroom for Geneva's approval
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    Sometimes it takes smaller automakers a bit longer than the industry average to rotate and freshen their product lineups. Volvo has taken a big swing for the 2014 model year in that regard, and has brought along a full product portfolio of new cars. In the main, this means that the Swedish brand has fast-tracked facelifts for its already-attractive ...

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    Detroit: XC60 Plug-In Hybrid shows where Volvo is headed
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    Volvo has made it a point to emphasize – surprise – the safety of its plug-in vehicles at recent auto shows. Now, at the Detroit Auto Show, the Swedish automaker has showed off the XC60 Plug-In Gasoline Hybrid Concept, a way to gauge American reaction to the idea of a plug-in CUV from Volvo. Why? Because this concept is headed to the U.S. and ...

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    Volvo XC60 Plug In Hybrid shows where the company is headed
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    Volvo has made it a point to emphasize – surprise – the safety of its plug-in vehicles at recent auto shows. Today at the Detroit Auto Show, the Swedish automaker showed off the XC60 Plug-In Gasoline Hybrid Concept, a way to gauge American reaction to the idea of a plug-in CUV from Volvo. Why? Because this concept is headed to the U.S. and ...

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    Official: Volvo plugging XC60 hybrid concept in Detroit
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    With the new year in full swing and the Detroit Auto Show now just days away, the new debuts have been rolling in. And here we have Volvo's centerpiece for the rapidly approaching auto expo: the Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept. Based, as you might have guessed, on the production XC60 crossover, this technological concept packs a similar drivetrain to ...

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    Volvo releases details about Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept
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    Anyone in the U.S. who's been looking longingly at the Volvo's diesel-electric V60 plug-in hybrid – which is only scheduled to go on sale in Europe, starting sometime later this year – take hope: the Swedish automaker has taken the digital wraps off of the new XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept, and is dropping all sorts of hints that it's coming to ...

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    LA 2009: Ford Taurus and Volvo XC60 named International Car and Truck of the Year
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    Hold onto your hats folks, because while magazine award ceremonies appear to be just about finished, the auto show trophies are just starting to be handed out. This time, it's the International Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show, and we've got two winners from within the Ford empire. The Ford Taurus took top car honors while the Volvo XC60 won as the ...

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    Volvo to webcast Detroit Auto Show press conference live
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    It may not be the same as attending the event in-person, but a live, interactive webcast of Volvo's press conference at the Detroit Auto Show, where the S60 concept and production XC60 for North America will be shown, could be the next best thing. The broadcast is intended for media types and members of the press, but the fact that it's being aired on ...

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    Geneva 2008: Volvo XC60 163 hp, CUV under 170 g CO2 / km for next year
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    Volvo has announced its new crossover for the 2009 year: the XC60. The CUV fills a gap in what Volvo calls the "Small Premium Utility" segment where it will compete against the BMW X3. The XC60 will feature an impressive array of safety features and, a-ha, good news regarding fuel consumption. On the security side, the XC60 will include something City ...

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    Geneva 2008: Volvo XC60 softroads in style
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Volvo XC60.Volvo's entrance into the ever-expanding crossover segment was finally revealed here in Geneva when the wraps were pulled off the new XC60. The swoopy, Swedish cute 'ute will make its way Stateside later this year powered by the turbocharged T6, producing 281 hp and coming standard with all-wheel-drive ...

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    More leakage: New 2009 Volvo XC60 images appear
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    Click above for more leaked images of the 2009 Volvo XC60.Just this morning we showed you four leaked images of the upcoming Volvo XC60 CUV that will officially debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Those four have now been increased to include 13 leaked images that Carscoop found while rummaging around the interweb today. It's a handsome soft-roader ...

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    Leakage: Volvo XC60 shots hit the 'Net before Geneva
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    Click above for more shots of the Volvo XC60.The Geneva Motor Show is right around the bend and the "leaks" are beginning to pop up left and right. The first major production model to surface is Volvo's new XC60, a cute 'ute that's instrumental to Volvo's future plans in the U.S. market.The XC60 originally appeared on (lemme get this right) automenedzser.hu ...

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    Spy Shots: Volvo XC60 out playin' in the snow
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    Volvo is working hard to finish development on the production version of its XC60 CUV before it goes on sale later in 2008. We'll see the official unveiling in Geneva most likley, and the concept has certainly whetted our appetite. Aimed at the smaller end of the premium CUV market, the XC60 will take on comers like the BMW X3 and the upcoming Mercedes ...

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    Geneva '08 Preview: Volvo XC60 confirmed in attendance
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    Click the image above for a high-res gallery of live and studio shots of the Volvo XC60 concept.Volvo's presence at the Detroit auto show was mysteriously minimal, with only a sparsely populated booth and no scheduled press conference. Instead, the Swedes are turning their attention to Geneva, where Volvo will be showing off the 2009 XC60, a compact CUV ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: Volvo debuts the oh-so-Swedish XC60
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    Click the image above for a full sized galllery. var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/Volvo_unveils_the_XC60_concept/'; Volvo introduced the XC60 concept last night here at the Detroit Auto Show as a way to appeal to the thirtysomething loft-dwelling crowd (drawing on the momentum of the C30, no doubt), and the Swedes also want to make a ...

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    VIDEO: Walk around of Volvo XC60 Concept
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    We just told you the latest on Volvo's upcoming XC60 Concept, but there is so much more to see. Photos are nice, but now we have video as well! Check out the YouTube clip after the jump. The XC60 will debut at the NAIAS in Detroit next month, but this XC90 sibling is worth a closer look, especially considering the fact that it is probably going into ...

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    Detroit Preview: Volvo XC60 concept
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    Volvo's giving us a little treat in releasing these pictures of the XC60 concept SUV, which they'll be showing in a few weeks at the Detroit show. While strictly dubbed a concept show car, the kid brother to the XC90 is expected to go into production in 2009. How closely it mirrors this shapely showcar is the question. The exterior styling clearly takes on ...

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