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Volvo Concept Estate revealed

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Around the middle of last year Volvo gave us the very sexy Concept Coupé. Then they turned it into an SUV, which we didn’t care for too much. Now it’s become the Concept Estate. And it’s ice cold cool. It’s so awesome and we were so smitten with its rear three-quarter profile that it took […]

“I just gave it some jandal and…”

Young Kiwi Scott McLaughlin has been making waves in V8 Supercars and his dice with Jamie Whincup in Race 2 of the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide yesterday has helped put his new car, the Volvo S60 Polestar on the map. The final lap of Race 2 saw a balls to the wall fight between McLaughlin […]

Volvo V60 Polestar revealed

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Volvo has released a handful of pics and information for the coolest car in its lineup, the V60 “engineered by Polestar”. Let’s call it the V60 Polestar for convenience sake. As you know, Polestar is the burgeoning performance arm of Volvo and the company’s history with fast estates is well established. The V60 Polestar is […]

Volvo Concept Coupé revealed

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Volvo has now released a full suite of images and an intro video for its Concept Coupé. It looks pretty sharp too, we’re sure you’ll agree. They say it’s been inspired by the classic 1960 P1800 coupé and is designed to be built on the company’s Scalable Product Architecture. And the design language you see […]

Volvo teases the Concept C Coupé twice more

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Ahead of its debut later tonight Volvo has released two new teaser videos for its Concept C Coupé. It promises to look good and take the brand on a new design journey. Are you excited?

Volvo Concept C Coupé teased ahead of Frankfurt

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Volvo wants to change the perception of its design. It’s too vanilla they reckon. So new design boss Thomas Ingenlath has claimed via a video teaser that he’s about to change all that. Inside his video four teaser images are flashed at the 11 second mark. They show a new Concept C Coupé, which had […]

2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures – gallery 2

This is your second fix of images from the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. We start with McLaren and take you all the way to Vuhl, plus a few bonus pics at the end. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s final gallery which is a dedicated set of Porsche images. See also: 2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures […]

Volvo confirms entry to V8 Supercars in 2014

Volvo surprised nobody when they officially announced their entry into V8 Supercars today. Volvo Polestar Racing will join Australia’s premier motorsport category in 2014. The newly created team is being described as a factory-backed outfit, but will draw on the experience of Garry Rogers Motorsport to provide the foundations. Volvo will race two S60 badged […]

Volvo expected to join V8 Supercars

Volvo is expected to be the next manufacturer to join the new era of V8 Supercars. Motoring.com.au reports Garry Rogers Motorsport will announce a deal to race with Volvo on 17 June. That date also happens to be the day Volvo will launch the S60 Polestar in Australia. When the S60 Polestar concept was revealed […]

2013 Geneva Motor Show in pictures – part 2

You can have your fancy pants limited-edition Lambo, or your stonking new LaFerrari, even the McLaren P1; we’re not really interested. The car of Geneva, for us, is the Porsche 911 GT3. That’s the one we’d like to take home and get intimate with. And so begins the second and final part of our Geneva […]

Should Volvo go after the Germans?

Cast your mind back to the middle of last year, when Volvo announced its 508hp S60 Polestar. You were probably thinking to yourself, I wonder what that would be like to drive. Well, in this relatively brief clip from Chris Harris we find out. Kind of. Conditions were a bit too extreme, insfoar as there […]

New vehicle sales report – December 2012

A round of applause for Australia’s car buying public who achieved an all-time record of 1,112,032 sales in 2012. It’s only the fifth time Australians have bought more than 1 million cars in a calendar year. Last year’s results represent an overall increase of 10.3% (103,595 sales) compared with 2011. FCAI Chief Executive, Tony Weber, […]

2012 Paris Motor Show in pictures – part 2

Here’s part 2 of our 2012 Paris Motor Show in pictures gallery, which brings you manufacturers from M–Z. Join us as we admire the McLaren P1, the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupé, the Peugeot Onyx and the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo. We’re wavering a little with our admiration of the Mercedes-Benz A Class, but nothing can […]