Volvo DRIVe Lineup Coming To Paris, Bringing 60 MPG-Plus Fuel Economy…

The Paris Motor Show » 9/09/08 12:00pm 9/09/08 12:00pm will see the debut of Volvo's eco-friendly DRIVe models, the sub-120 g/km diesel variants of the C30, S40 and V50. Though lacking in any C02-spewing supercars, Volvo still has to meet mandatory European emissions standards and this new series features a number of clever and straight-forward ways…

Detroit Auto Show: Volvo R-Design XC90 Adds Sporty Style Without…

Do you drive a Volvo C30, S40, V50 or XC90 and are worried your neighbors don't quite understand you purchased an S40 to show off your commitment to seat-of-your-pants performance? Volvo has the answer in the form of the R-Design line. Vehicles modified with the package get sportier wheels, satin matte-finish grilles,… » 1/15/08 9:45am 1/15/08 9:45am

R Gang: Volvo Announces New Upgrade Package

Looks like if you want serious Swedish muscle, you'll have to contract with powerlifter Magnus Önerud. Volvo released details on its new R Design package and there's not a single performance upgrade in sight. Not that we'd expected anything, considering the company's abandoned its S60 R and V70 R models. It's all… » 6/29/07 12:25pm 6/29/07 12:25pm

Looks Like Swede Spirit: New R Line Package in the Works?

Although Volvo bosses said earlier this year he company was dropping its R-line designation for sport-tuned bricks like the slow-selling S60 R, an R-like sport pack may take some to the sting away. Back-of-fence talk focuses on a new Volvo sports package comparable to Audi's S-Line upgrades. According to Swedish site » 6/18/07 10:34am 6/18/07 10:34am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Volvo S40 T5 AWD, Part 1

We re piloting the 2006 Volvo S40 T5 AWD test car through a mid-October rainstorm, both hands to the wheel, right foot goading the accelerator, eyes scanning for semis in the mist. We're swathed in a billion bucks worth of safety technology - a kind of structural beneficence granted by a kind country where 1,600-pound… » 10/27/05 1:00pm 10/27/05 1:00pm