2013 Volvo C30 Polestar: The Jalopnik Review

There are many forgotten cars on the roads these days. Cars you see in line at Taco Bell waiting for a Doritos Locos Taco that cause you to take a second and think to yourself "oh yeah, that's still a thing!" The Volvo C30 is one of those cars and, perhaps for that reason, this is the last year they'll sell it here.… » 4/05/13 1:20pm 4/05/13 1:20pm

Volvo Is Actually Building A Small Hot Rod For Us Americans

Volvo is going to build 250 copies of the Polestar C30 we've drooled over for years. The people want the Volvo C30 Polestar and now they're gonna get it. » 9/12/12 4:20pm 9/12/12 4:20pm

Volvo Is the New Saab

Saab may be gone but Scandinavian cool in motoring is not. Without much fanfare, boxy, old Volvo has become curvaceous, airy and rather desirable. It may have something to do with coffee. » 3/19/12 12:00pm 3/19/12 12:00pm

Project Grocery Getter kicks ass at Mid Ohio

K-PAX Racing's turned an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's giving us weekly race reports on Project Grocery Getter. This week they rack up their first win. —Ed. » 8/17/11 4:00pm 8/17/11 4:00pm

Project Grocery Getter hits the track: Miller Motorsports Park

K-PAX Racing's turned an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's giving us weekly race reports on Project Grocery Getter. Race three: Miller Motorsports Park, a little late. —Ed. » 5/31/11 3:30pm 5/31/11 3:30pm

Project Grocery Getter hits the track: Long Beach race report

K-PAX Racing's turned an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's giving us weekly race reports on Project Grocery Getter. Race two: Long Beach. —Ed. » 4/25/11 3:00pm 4/25/11 3:00pm

Project Grocery Getter hits the track: St. Pete race report

K-PAX Racing's turned an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's giving us weekly race reports on Project Grocery Getter. First race: St. Petersburg. —Ed. » 4/08/11 2:30pm 4/08/11 2:30pm

How to turn a grocery getter into a world beater in 60 days: The Finale

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part Eight: the finale. —Ed. » 3/22/11 11:00am 3/22/11 11:00am

How to turn a grocery getter into a world beater in 60 days: Part Seven

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part Seven: them's the brakes. —Ed.
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Polestar Volvo C30 touring car will see action in Brazil

When WTCC's 2011 season starts in Brazil this weekend, it'll have a Swede in the grid: Polestar Racing's Volvo C30 DRIVe. The team's starting with a two-liter, and changing in-season to a 1.6-liter turbo from a brand-new Volvo engine family. » 3/16/11 10:00am 3/16/11 10:00am

How to turn a grocery getter into a world beater in 60 days: Part Six

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part Six: a shocking revelation. —Ed. » 3/04/11 11:00am 3/04/11 11:00am

How to turn a grocery getter into a world beater in 60 days: Part five

We're going full speed, Wile E. Coyote on a giant ACME rocket style, headed towards the finish line three weeks away. Looking at our C30 now you're thinking "Wait a sec… it's taken you guys four weeks just to get the car down to a painted shell with roll cage!?!" » 2/22/11 1:00pm 2/22/11 1:00pm

How To Turn A Grocery Getter Into A World Beater In 60 Days: Part Four

One month down, one month to go and the guys at K-PAX Racing are right on schedule. That's one of the great things about these guys, they have built so many racecars that they have turned what is basically an art into a science. It's pretty awesome to watch and even cooler to actually be a part of. » 2/14/11 2:00pm 2/14/11 2:00pm

How to turn a Grocery Getter into a world beater in 60 days: Part Three

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part three: hooning the stock car, welding a cage. — Ed. » 2/07/11 1:00pm 2/07/11 1:00pm

How To Turn A Grocery Getter Into A World Beater In 60 Days: Part Two

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part two: reducing two cars to a million parts. —Ed. » 1/31/11 11:00am 1/31/11 11:00am

How To Turn A Grocery Getter Into A World Beater In 60 Days: Part One

K-PAX Racing's attempting to turn an off-the-line Volvo C30 into a world-beating race car in 60 days. Driver Robb Holland's going to give us weekly project updates. Part one: why racing a Volvo isn't that crazy. —Ed. » 1/24/11 11:00am 1/24/11 11:00am

Volvo C30 Electric Concept: Another One? Really?

Remember when everyone was excited about the prospect of a diesel hybrid C30? They did it! Minus the diesel part. Hold onto your Detroit Auto Show hats, it's another electric car concept. » 12/17/09 11:00am 12/17/09 11:00am

Creepy Sparkle Vampires Want To Sell You A Volvo

If you have a wife/daughter/girlfriend/sister, you're likely incredibly annoyed by their obsession with the Twilight Saga movies and their lame sparkle vampires. Now, Volvo wants to use this schlocky tween vamp romance to sell you a car. Gag. » 11/12/09 1:30pm 11/12/09 1:30pm

2010 Volvo C30: New Face, Same Ol' Back End

Since its introduction in 2006, the Volvo C30 has been known for that rear end. Now the 2010 model gets a new front fascia designed to match that "unique" ass-end. Also, "Orange Flame Metallic" body paint and white wheels. Börk! » 9/08/09 7:00am 9/08/09 7:00am