An apparent slip-up by the German Volvo Cars website led to a peak of the 2018 Volvo XC40. The photo was taken down quickly, according to Autocar, which suggests it was almost certainly an official Volvo photo.
Volvo’s performance brand Polestar just matched the power of Volvo’s most powerful car ever—the Volvo XC90 T8—in the lighter, smaller XC60. Meet the new Polestar-tweaked Volvo XC60 T8: the plug-in hybrid Volvo guaranteed to scare all the kids on the way to soccer practice with 421 horsepower.
Volvos have always been for smart people. They were traditionally professor’s cars, cars of people who were just iconoclastic and independent-minded enough to want something different than the usual cars from Japan or Germany. They were cars of people who maybe had odd reasons for why they bought them, like if they…
They say you can’t put a price on style, but you can put a price on a Volvo, which is pretty much the same thing.
We talked plenty about the new Volvo XC60 yesterday—it’s loaded with new driver-assist tech, there’s a number of powertrains, including a T8 hybrid with 407 horsepower. Fine car. Well, Volvo also wanted to show off how this thing performs if it winds up in a crash. Check it.
Fresh off its infusion of sweet, sweet Chinese cash, Volvo was brilliant to release the new XC90 ahead of its new S90 sedan and V90 wagon. The SUVs are what the people are buying now, and you gotta give the people what they need. Meet more Swedish SUV goodness in the form of the 2018 Volvo XC60.