Volvo S80L: Longer, with More Chinese Characters!

Volvo » 11/21/08 6:00pm 11/21/08 6:00pm released a China-only S80L version of its at the . Built in Chongqing as part of a Ford/Chang'an joint venture, the L model gains 14 centimeters in length over the standard issue S80. Back in the day, Volvo released its longer luxury versions under the "Executive" moniker, which totally sounds way more boss…

Automobile Mag's Top List Of Road Trip Vehicles Gives Sprinter The Nod,…

Oh, boy: Another hot summer day, another list of top vehicles for a road trip. Whereas Kelley Blue Book's top road trip cars list — the last such list we had to endure — was one of the more strange groupings we've seen, today's list from Automobile is absolutely sexy. What, you don't think the Sprinter's sexy? You… » 6/10/08 12:30pm 6/10/08 12:30pm

Volvo Safety System Makes Assumptions About Your Beverage Preferences

If there is one thing that really grinds my gears, it's when an inanimate object judges me and makes assumptions about my lifestyle. A new safety feature to be included in the 2008 Volvo V70, XC70 and S80 will flash a coffee mug in the middle of the tachometer when it senses your driving is impaired. Despite… » 2/05/08 2:30pm 2/05/08 2:30pm

Forbes Autos Drops Top Ten Luxury Cars for the Ladies

Forbes Autos is up to the list-making again, giving us the top ten list of luxe cars with the primary driver being a woman. While not as sexy as the men's list, the vehicles are more practical and comfortable, and packed with a lot more Volvos. Interesting to note that our favorite Saturn designer, Miss Vicki Vlachakis » 1/28/08 10:15am 1/28/08 10:15am

How Heico Sportiv "Chrome-Plated" The Volvo S80


Amidst all of the glitz and chrome of the SEMA show in Vegas, there was one concept car that stood out — mostly because the paint reflected so much light in the Las Vegas Convention Center you couldn't ignore it. This seemingly chrome-plated beast is the Heico Sportiv-tuned S80 T6 "High Performance Concept." To begin… » 11/05/07 10:15am 11/05/07 10:15am