Volvo’s Renaissance Will Make An Impression

It has been some time since the words beautiful and Volvo were uttered freely in the same discourse, but this S90 T6 R-Design (RM 453,888) is an absolute stunner. Her lines flow around sensuous concavity, with light dancing across the bonnet bulge to the strong full-length shoulder crease. All this even before even considering the … [Read more…]

Testing Volvo’s Capacities On A Frozen Lake

“Remember to turn in early. Use the throttle to steer, not the steering”, says Roger Wallgren from Volvo’s vehicle dynamics team as he rides shotgun with me in the XC90T8. The setting outside the XC90 that we’re sitting in is actually extremely dramatic. The car’s thermometer shows its -14 degree C and what the XC90 … [Read more…]

Volvo V90 Cross Country: Its Main Rule Is Comfort

Emergence of newer segments and body styles is proof that the Indian automobile market is evolving fast. Now Volvo has decided to bring in its own iteration a station wagon. One meant for those wanting something different, practical and versatile too. India, get ready to welcome the country’s first cross station wagon, the Volvo V90 … [Read more…]

Swede Chariot – Volvo S90

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Cool, composed and exceedingly clever. The Volvo S90’s luxury game is on point. There’s always been a simmering undercurrent of defiance about the Volvo. A maverick streak hidden under its tweedy exterior.

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country D5

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Rugged estate takes the fight to the Audi A6 Allroad and Merc E-Class All-Terrain This new V90 model follows a legacy of other Cross Country Volvos that dates back to the launch of the original V70 XC in 1997. Conceived to bridge a gap between a load-hauling estate and a high-riding SUV, the V70 XC … [Read more…]

Two Top Class Wagons – Mercedes E220d AMG Line Estate and Volvo V90 D4 Inscription

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Does anyone still want an estate car? The inexorable, illogical rise of the SUV and its crossover cousin might have displaced it as the default family car, but in a year bookended by rude shocks – the death of David Bowie, the ascension of Donald Trump – there’s something reassuring about the humble station wagon. … [Read more…]

Blonde Ambition – Volvo S90

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New 5-serios rival comes no more stripped back than this: front-wheel drive, sub-200bhp diesel, non-air suspension. And still it’s brilliant With drive-free rear wheels, mechanical springs (albeit of a novel composite and transverse leafy nature at the back) and a lowly four-cylinder diesel behind that strik­ing, P1800-inspired grille, the new-generation family Volvo comes no more … [Read more…]