All New Volvo Models Now Have A 112mph Top Speed Limiter

If you buy any new Volvo, you won’t be able to drive it over 112mph. Having announced its intention to introduce a 180kmh electronic speed limiter last year, the Swedish company has confirmed that all its models now include the cap. In addition to the new electronically-imposed top speed, every Volvo is now supplied with a ‘Care Key’. This lets […]

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2020 Volvo S60 T8 CKD launching in Malaysia on May 18

Volvo Car Malaysia has revealed via its social media pages that it will launch the locally-assembled (CKD) version of the Volvo S60 T8 R-Design on May 18, 2020. The CKD model will replace the fully-imported (CBU) version, which carried a price tag of RM295,888 on-the-road without insurance when it was launched in October 2019. We were told at last year’s […]

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2020 Polestar 1 Review: Polestar’s First Car Is a Triumph

The verdict: Truly special for reasons beyond its rarity, the Polestar 1 fills the role of a halo car with effortless style and grace. Versus the competition: In this price range, all the other cars offer more sheer speed than the Polestar 1, but the coupe’s refined minimalism and electric performance give it some distinction. I drive a lot of […]

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Volvo Notes Positive Signs In China: Continues New Tech Investments

Volvo will continue investments in “new technologies and products.” Hopefully, the XC40 Recharge P8 will not be delayed. Volvo Cars today released a revised outlook statement for 2020, in which the company expects a weak first half of the year, severely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. However, despite the slowdown of the economy, the company reassures that investments in “new […]

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Back in ’56, the Volvo PV-444 Was a Real Buy for Under $2,000

In this From the Archives feature, we take a look at the Volvo PV-444, which was available in two-door fastback coupe and wagon (PV445) variations when it first arrived in the U.S. in 1956. This review by Paul Sorber was part of a larger package in the August 1956 edition of Motor Trend called “Drivescriptions of the New Imports,” with […]

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New Volvo XC60 B5 2020 review

The Volvo XC60 B5 mild-hybrid has plenty of appeal, but poor fuel economy means it’s far from the pick of the range 3.5 out of 5 Price£36,600 to £63,875 Verdict The Volvo XC60 still has appeal but this mild-hybrid version is far from the pick of the range, thanks to its poor fuel economy. We’d recommend you look at one […]

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