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Volvo Presents V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design Model

Volvo Presents V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design ModelThe Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid is one of the most successful hybrid vehicles in Europe and recorded great sales in the year 2013. Broadening the vehicle’s appeal, Volvo has unveiled the V60 plug-in hybrid in Volvo’s R-Design specification. The company has started taking bookings for the R-Design model with deliveries expected to begin from August this year. As far as the pricing goes, the Volvo V60 D6 AWD R-Design Lux Nav is available from £51,675, excluding the plug-in hybrid grant of £5000.

The exterior as well as the interior of the vehicle is quite unique. The exterior features R-Design grille and front bumper, 18-inch Ixion wheels and a rear diffuser. The interior gets a full R-Design theme that includes standard sports seats with black nubuck textile and perforated leather, sports pedals,, charcoal headlining and sports floor mats. The standard list of features also adds Volvo On Call. Powering the car

2014 Volvo V40 Gets New Drive-E Powertrain: More Models To Follow Later

2014 Volvo V40 Gets New Drive-E Powertrain: More Models To Follow LaterVolvo has been actively working on new, fuel efficient powertrains for quite some time now. The result of the hard work is the new Drive-E powertrain family that comprises of a range of four-cylinder units capable of not only performing well but also consuming less fuel. As per the latest announcement made by Volvo, the new Volvo V40 will be available with new Drive-E powertrain family this May onwards. The manual version of Volvo V40 D4 powered by the Drive-E powertrain returns just 99 g/km of CO2 emissions and offers 74.3 miles to a gallon.

The V40 Cross Country model will also return improved CO2 emissions of just 104 g/km which coverts to 70.6 miles to a gallon. Apart from the standard manual unit, the D4 powertrain will also be available with the new 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. The automatic version of the V40 also returns an appreciable 109 g/km

Volvo Testing Flybrid KERS Technology In UK: Boosts Performance While Reducing Fuel Consumption

Volvo Testing Flybrid KERS Technology In UK: Boosts Performance While Reducing Fuel ConsumptionVolvo Car Group has been the leader when it comes to adopting new, environmentally friendly and safety technologies. For years now, no other car manufacturer has been as proactive as Volvo is and this is the reason why it is considered one of the best brands despite selling less vehicles per year compared to other global carmakers. As per the latest report, Volvo Group and Flybrid Automotive have joined hands to come up with better passenger cars. These companies are testing lightweight Flybrid flywheel KERS technology for passenger cars in the UK that offers boosted performance while reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

Volvo has started the tests on normal city roads and test tracks located in the UK and Sweden, and is going to collect real world driving data from these test runs. Going by the recent results, the flywheel-based hybrid technology has delivered a performance boost of 80 hp

Volvo Concept Estate To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Volvo Concept Estate To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor ShowVolvo has set the state for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show where it is going to unveil its latest concept car, the Volvo Concept Estate. Lately, Volvo has been very keen on showcasing their advancements in the design area and the outcome of their hard work is a couple of concepts including the Volvo Concept Coupe, Volvo Concept XC Coupe and the all new Volvo Concept Estate. This is the first time when Volvo showcases how the interior of their future models will look like. In short, the design is simple and extremely elegant, and instead of using a bunch of buttons on the central console Volvo has replaced all that with a large tablet-like touch screen panel.

The touch screen will not be just an aesthetic element but will display the information related to all the in-car technologies. While majority of the buttons will be replaced by the touch

Volvo Concept XC Coupe Crossover Pictures Released

Volvo Concept XC Coupe Crossover Pictures ReleasedSwedish premium automobile manufacturer, Volvo is just as known for its safe cars as for its concepts and this year the major is planning to showcase three new concept cars. One of them is Volvo Concept XC Coupe which is based on Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The design of the Concept XC Coupe is inspired by modern sports equipment making it sleek and safe at the same time, thanks to the new architecture. Thomas Ingenlath, senior vice president design of Volvo Car Group said, “Those who love gravity sports freely seek new thrills and challenges.

To ensure that they make it back in one piece, they prefer high-performance equipment that offers the ultimate sense of freedom and protection,” . “The Volvo Concept XC Coupé is perfectly in tune with this active lifestyle. Its capability and protection is cleverly integrated into the sophisticated looks. Concept XC Coupé is ready

2014 Volvo S80 Sedan, XC70 SUV and V70 Station Wagon Released: Details

2014 Volvo S80 Sedan, XC70 SUV and V70 Station Wagon Released: DetailsFor model year 2014, Volvo has much an enhanced range of vehicles starting with the Volvo S80, Volvo V70 and Volvo XC70. As per Volvo these models take the sophistication to the next level with features like new Drive-E powertrains, new intuitive Sensus Connected Touch system, enhanced IntelliSafe system, and the Active High Beam Control. Starting with the Volvo S80, the sedan comes with a number of new exterior design cues. It features a set of bumpers (front and rear) that make the car look wider, new rectangular Daytime Running Lights, and optional 19 inch wheels.

Customers also get to choose from three chassis types for the car – Comfort, Lowered Sport Chassis and Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept). Moving on to the Volvo V70, this station wagon is known for offering space and class-leading comfort complemented by an impressive boot space of 575 liters. With the rear seats folded

2014 Volvo V60 Limited Edition By Polestar For UK

2014 Volvo V60 Limited Edition By Polestar For UKVolvo has revealed the Volvo S60 and Volvo V60 Polestar for model year 2014 and both the cars are confirmed to arrive in Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the USA. While the S60 and V60 Polestar will be available globally, Volvo Cars, in the UK, will offer the new V60 Polestar in limited quantity and that too on call. ”We are proud to present the S60 and V60 Polestar. A car developed for those who share our passion at Polestar: That driving really matters and that a true driver’s car should enable you to enjoy driving all year, on all roads and in all weather conditions.

This is a driver’s car for real life,” said Christian Dahl, CEO of Polestar. “With the introduction of the V60 model, we are proud to continue the heritage of fast Volvo estates like the racing 850 BTCC, a tradition deeply

Volvo Concept Coupe At Tokyo Motor Show: Showcasing Upcoming Design Language

Volvo Concept Coupe At Tokyo Motor Show: Showcasing Upcoming Design LanguageThis November at the Tokyo Motor Show, Volvo Car Group  will put on display some of most technically advanced vehicles but the center of attention would be the Volvo Concept Coupe. The new concept coupe is more than just a regular car to Volvo, as it showcases the brand’s new design strategy for customers as well as the global media. Attending the press days at the event on November 20 and 21, will be Senior Vice President Product Strategy and Vehicle Line Management at Volvo Cars, and Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars.

In seven years, this is the first time when Volvo Cars Group is going to attend the Tokyo Motor Show, majorly because of the importance of the Japanese market for Volvo products in the recent times. The brand has gained good momentum in Japan recently, with 25 percent more sales than what it recorded

Volvo E-Drive Powertrain Family Offers World-Leading Output and Low CO2 Emissions

Volvo E-Drive Powertrain Family Offers World-Leading Output and Low CO2 EmissionsVolvo Car Group is extremely proud of its new two-litre, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family, and honestly speaking so are we. The reason in simple words would be – world-leading output with low CO2 emissions. In this post we would get to know about the E-Drive family of engines in detail. “During the development phase of our Drive-E powertrains, we promised to bring efficient driving pleasure into a new dimension. The official European NEDC certification now confirms that we outperform competitors when it comes to power versus CO2 emissions,” says Derek Crabb, Vice President Powertrain Engineering at Volvo Car Group.

First up is the diesel family.Volvo S60 is powered by Volvo’s D4 engine which puts out 181 bhp. The car features a manual gearbox and emits 99 g/km of CO2, making it the first diesel car with this level of power output and under 100 g/km CO2 emissions, in the premium

Volvo’s Study On Cordless Charging For Electric Cars Goes Successful

Volvo’s Study On Cordless Charging For Electric Cars Goes SuccessfulElectrification of cars is happening at a much rapid pace than expected and for sure such vehicles promise a much better future. The most evident thing about an hybrid or pure electric car would be the charging method wherein a cord is used to draw electricity from a regular sized socket. However in today’s time when cordless charging is taking over the conventional method in smartphones, why can’t it be used for cars? Volvo has been doing exactly the same for quite some time now. The major has been a partner in an advanced research project focused on finding the possibilities of inductive charging technology for electric vehicles and as per the brand this technology holds a promising future.

“Inductive charging has great potential. Cordless technology is a comfortable and effective way to conveniently transfer energy. The study also indicates that it is safe,” says Lennart Stegland, Vice President, Electric

Volvo has premiered advanced technology with redesigned 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 at Geneva

Volvo has premiered advanced technology with redesigned 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 at GenevaVolvo has premiered the latest technology by unveiling the world-first Cyclist Detection featuring the full auto brake technology, with all-new looks of its 60 range consists of 2014 Volvo S60, V60, V60 Plugin-Hybrid and XC60 at the 83rd auto salon of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. The new Volvo XC60, the best selling model of Volvo, has now improved D5 and D4 variants, where D5 now generates 215 horsepower and D4 produces 163 horsepower with a manual gearbox and All-Wheel Drive system, both have combined fuel efficiency of 18.86 km/liter[5.3 liters for 100 km] and CO2 emission of 139 grams/km.

While, the exterior has given an urban look with new hood shape, new headlamps and horizontal lines on the grille with broad looking chrome bars. In the interior, XC60 has now revised by featuring the new wood inlays, new headliner, textile B-pillars and the silk metal frames around the air vents and light controls. In the technical upgrade, the Corner Traction Control is now

2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 redesigned package offers attractive enhancements

2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 redesigned package offers attractive enhancementsVolvo with upgraded 60 line-up, which is comprised of 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60, will make their first appearance at the upcoming 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. New 2014 Volvo S60 : The new 2014 Volvo S60 saloon has new sporty and eloquent exterior design clearly expressed its road presence by prominent horizontal lines, the new headlamps, broad grille, daylight running lights and a new LED light guide on the tail lamps. While in the interior, revised upholstery colours with a new headliner, nicely matched colour themes with the backlit white controls in the dashboard, new wood lays and silk metal frames around the air vents and light controls.

Under the hood, S60 is equipped with four options of Chassis types which includes Touring, Dynamic, Four-C[Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept] and Lower Sport Chassis. The 2014 S60 has 4-cylinder D2 diesel variant with 115 horsepower, which on manual gearbox delivers a best fuel economy of 25 km/liter[4.0 liters

Volvo S60 Polestar -A performance concept car

Volvo S60 Polestar -A performance concept carOn 16th June 2012, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Polestar, Mr Christian Dahl has presented the all awaited Volvo Polestar S60 in Gothenburg CityArena, Sweden. The motorsports king Polestar develop and design cars for sports purposes but this time with Volvo, they developed a performance giant in terms of power and torque with Haldex all-wheel drive system, robust chassis and Ohlins best suspension to make car performance ideal for long distance tour and power driving. With Volvo T6 Engine, polestar has generated a horsepower of 508 at 6500 RPM and a torque of 575 Nm at 5500 RPM.

The exhaust system of 3.5 inches stainless steel from Ferrita and updated air intake system. The manual six speed gear system with E-LSD in rear from Haldex.  Volvo S60 has top speed more than 300 kilometer/hour and accelerate to a speed of 0-100 kilometer/hour in just 3.9 seconds. An efficient total

Volvo S60 Polestar showcased at TTA racing in Gothenburg 16 June 2012

Volvo S60 Polestar showcased at TTA racing in Gothenburg 16 June 2012Volvo-S60-Polestar-Light-Blue Volvo V60 Polestar will be showcased to all not only from close angle but unveiling for the first time the very interior and exterior of Polestar S60 on June, 16 2012 at TTA Gothenburg City Race in Sweden. This will be home track for Polestar S60 in Gothenburg City, so it will show more confidence and performance at the TTA racing track. The racing partner Volvo with Polestar is giving is best perforamce from 16 years but Volvo Polestar S60 could not transformed to production level.

So this year could be the Polestar S60 production year(not offically said). As far as engine configuration is concerned, the un-offical sources find out that the Polestar S60 Engine is replaced by Yamaha configured V8 4.4 Litre with Dual Overhead Cams or S60 has been tuned turbo-changed Straight-6. Both configuration of engine will be capable of generating 400 hp with sequential gearbox to

Volvo XC90 SUV 2013

Volvo XC90 SUV 2013The latest Volvo XC90 SUV is also the best one till date, it has a new look, interiors are refurbished, body colored bumpers, 18″ alloys, two new exciting color choices, LED DRL’s and taillights with chrome finish, new silver colored front bumper bar, refreshed bold new look along with an enhanced roster of standard features inside and out. Volvo XC90 SUV 2013 Engine Specification : The XC90′s advanced 3.2-liter in-line six-cylinder engine is a naturally aspirated powerplant that delivers 240 horsepower and 236 lb.-ft.

of torque. It achieves performance and economy thanks to Variable Cam Timing (VCT) and Cam Profile Switching (CPS). With CPS, the intake valves can be lifted to different heights depending on engine revs and load – a lower lift for economical driving and a higher one for more power. Best Interior : Volvo XC90 SUV 2013 Volvo’s flagship XC90 premium SUV provides standard seating for seven

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