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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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    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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    Volvo planning major lineup changes
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    Automotive News is dishing on Volvo's product lineup plans between now and 2010. The newly released second-generation S80 won't see any major changes, nor will the new 70-series wagons, the C70, or the C30. The S40's going to bid us adieu, as there's price overlap with the S60, and the S60's not much larger than the S40. The C30's going to serve as the ...

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    Volvo XC60 first in line for production
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    click above image for more pics of the Volvo XC60 ConceptVolvo is keen to expand its range with several radically styled all-new models, the first of which is likely to be a production version of the XC60 crossover. Displayed in concept form at the Detroit Auto Show back in January, the XC60 is a departure from Volvo's traditional boxy approach and there's ...

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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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    Sleek new Volvo XC60 concept runs on E85, puts out 80% fewer emissions
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    We reported back in November that Volvo was planning an ethanol-ready version of its compact C30 model, to be released next month. Now its been revealed that Volvo will also be showing a new concept, the All Wheel Drive Volvo XC60 Concept, for the first time at January's Detroit show. The powertrain for the concept is a six-cylinder, 3.2-liter, in-line ...

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    VIDEO: Designer on the Volvo XC60 concept
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    Check this video out - it's great. You get to take a walk-around of the XC60 concept with Volvo design chief Steve Mattin. We're not so sure about the enlarged Iron symbol. The old Alchemists' shorthand for iron has been on Volvos in a more proportionate and tasteful way since the dawn of the brand. It looks a little overly emphasized here, kinda like that ...

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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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    Spy Shots: Volvo readies XC60 mini-ute for NAIAS in January
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    As we've heard from Wheels24 before, Volvo plans to offer a smaller XC in their lineup in the not-too-distant future. The Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV, should be available to the public in late 2008. The news here comes from the folks at World Car Fans who say it will be dubbed XC60, rather than XC50 and that it will share a platform with the V70. Based on the ...

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