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2011-2016 Volvo S60, V60 recalled for fluid leak: 725 vehicles affected - UPDATED with numbers

Volvo has issued a recall for 725 of its 2011 to 2016 model-year S60 and V60 models over concerns a fluid leak could pose a fire hazard. The Swedish manufacturer reports that the affected vehicles may experience a coolant fluid leak during engine warm-up in certain driving and climate conditions - such as hard acceleration after a cold start in a cold climate...

No more updates for Volvo S60, V60 until new model arrives

The mid-sized Volvo S60 sedan and V60 wagon will have to make do on their current level of charm and good looks, as there will be no more significant updates until a whole new car arrives. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Australian launch of the new S90 sedan, Volvo Australia Director of PR and Corporate Communications, Greg Bosnich, said that “the S60 has had its facelift, and we’ll have to wait for the new car to see a new look"...

2018 Volvo S60 rendered

A speculative rendering of the next-generation 2018 Volvo S60 has been revealed online, giving a glimpse of what the Swedish 3 Series fighter could look like. Created by Dutch artist Remco Meulendijk, the render envisions the new S60 as a baby version of the recently-launched S90 large sedan...

2017 Volvo S60 Polestar, V60 Polestar in Australia later this year: Hero Swedes drop cylinders, boost power

The 2017 Volvo S60 Polestar sedan and V60 Polestar wagon revealed today are the fastest road-going production Volvos in history. The Swedish company and its performance subsidiary have ditched the old car’s turbocharged six and replaced it with a ramped-up twin-charged 2.0-litre four from Volvo’s Drive-E family...

Volvo Polestar models could debut 336kW 'triple boost' engine - report

A new report out of the UK this week suggests that the next generation of Volvo’s Polestar performance models could be packing the company’s new 336kW 'triple boost' four-cylinder petrol engine. Revealed as a concept in late 2014, the high-powered engine was pegged as the ultimate interpretation of Volvo’s plans to base its future powertrain offerings on variations of a four-cylinder design...

2016 Volvo S60, V60: Australia drops Polestars and prices, new T6 due soon

The turbocharged six-cylinder Volvo S60 Polestar and V60 Polestar models that began life as an Australian experiment have now been wiped from the range as the Swedish carmaker prepares for its exclusively four-cylinder future. Around 40 examples of the Polestar models remain in local stock, Volvo has confirmed, with no more examples of the current design and powertrain package to follow...

Weekend deals on wheels: Big discounts on new cars

It’s time for the latest installment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Volvo S60 T6 R-Design Polestar added to ACT Police fleet

A new Volvo S60 T6 R-Design Polestar sedan has been added to the ACT Police fleet for evaluation purposes. The high-performance Volvo S60 T6 R-Design isn't the full-blown Volvo S60 Polestar model, but still boasts a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder producing 242kW of power and 480Nm of torque...

Volvo S60 Cross Country sedan to debut in Detroit

Volvo will debut a new soft-roader variant of its 60-Series range, the Volvo S60 Cross Country sedan, at next week's Detroit motor show. It seems as though the S60 Cross Country will feature all of the same tweaks applied to the V60 Cross Country wagon. Both cars sit on a suspension package that rides 65mm higher than regular S60 and V60 variants...

Volvo's motorsport future in doubt : Australian division uncommitted to V8 Supercars beyond 2016

Volvo’s future in motorsport, including its participation in Australia’s V8 Supercars championship, has been thrown into doubt after the Swedish company’s global marketing boss said it doesn’t fit with the brand’s core philosophies. Volvo international marketing director Alain Visser told Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri that racing contradicted the car maker’s modern-day image...

Volvo S60 and V40 Sprint Editions released

Volvo Cars Australia is capitalising on its strong V8 Supercars season by releasing a pair of special edition versions of its entry S60 sedan and V40 models, each of which is called Sprint Edition. The limited-edition models, each limited to 100 units, bring more than $4000 worth of sporty extras to the party and sharp drive-away pricing...