Volvo’s back in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, and they’re back with a bang. Is this new S60 Polestar TC1 race car the most badass-looking Volvo ever?
New Horizons has finally passed Pluto and the exciting encounter is the perfect occasion to give the confused astronomical community a clear framework for organizing celestial bodies. That framework is how we classify and market cars.
You think Volvo is facing challenging times in the United States in the lead-up to the new XC90's launch?
While most Jalopnik readers are more likely to lower their cars, the buying public demands sedans with all-road capability, and Volvo is here to answer their prayers with the S60 Cross Country.
The Chinese-built cars are coming. Of that, we can be certain. Everyone expects legions of ultra-cheap subcompacts priced below even the least expensive Japanese, American and Korean cars, ideal for broke-ass Millennials. But the first major China-made car to come to our shores will actually be pretty nice.
If your life won't be complete until you own the fastest production Volvo ever, raise your hands now. There are just 120 of the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar super Volvos coming to this country in June, and they look to be worth standing in line for.
No, you're not dreaming, a racing company has built a 508 horsepower Volvo S60. It's the Volvo S60 Polestar Concept and we had to see it with our own eyes to believe it's real.
You know in modern racing games where you can automatically spec up a car with random mods until it reaches some hilariously high horsepower number. Then you give it a wild paint job and hit the track. Enter the Volvo S60 Polestar Concept, which is exactly that but real. And something you can sort of buy.
Volvo officially introduced a 508 horsepower S60 Concept built by Polestar Performance at the Gothenburg City Race in Sweden yesterday. The turbo sports sedan features a six speed manual and is capable of a 3.9 second run from 0-62 mph.
The current Volvo S60 R-Design — like all R-designs — has been limited to suspension tweaks and expensive aesthetic upgrades. No more! An inside source tells us the next R-Design S60's getting a power boost.
Those of you following Project Grocery Getter know K-PAX Racing's prepping a Volvo C30 for the World Challenge GT racing series. They're also working up a pair of new S60s to defend the Manufacturer's and Driver's titles they picked up last year.
The 2011 Volvo S60 and V60 Sportswagon get the R-Design treatment — not to be confused with the regular "R treatment" or anything that adds substantial performance. Their Chinese overlords are happy enough with suspension tweaks and aesthetic unimprovements.
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.
Volvo invited a bunch of reporters to see them launch an empty Volvo S60 at the back of a truck in a test of their crash avoidance system. It didn't work.
Here’s what you need to know about the all-new Volvo S60 ham sandwich: it’s very safe to eat, the handling is rather crisp (but only on the outside), and it’s more Italian than Scandinavian.
The Chinese have bought Volvo, but can the newly-redesigned 2011 Volvo S60, unveiled this morning ahead of next month's Geneva Motor Show, finally elevate the Swedish-founded and American-tainted brand from knock-off Canal St. faux-luxe to a true entry-level luxury contender?