We don't know much about this insane Volvo 142, but watching it run down the 402m drag strip at the Emmaboda Motorfestival in Sweden tells us more than enough.
Volvo has a yuppie soccer mom brand image so far from exciting you'd think they marketed purely in the Limited catalog. The Volvo S60R? Maybe one of the most underrated modern cars. Here's why I love the Swedish meatball.
Remember when "R" meant something when attached to a Volvo? Despite the Swedes sullying such a fine line with "R Design," Heico Sportiv's done what Volvo hasn't — brought the heat. The Heico Sportiv Volvo S60 T6 comes with 330-hp.
The Ford-pwned Swedes say 2007 will be the last model year for cars bearing the R designation. That's how Volvo denotes souped-up models like the S60R and V70R. The loss of a high-performance sub-brand may be bad news for fans of the "flying bricks," but the move is a response to poor sales. According to Automotive…