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Volvo S80 to be built until 2016: All-new S90 to follow

Spy images of the much-anticipated Volvo S90 luxury sedan – and even a scale model of that car – may have surfaced in recent weeks, but the Swedish company is likely to soldier on with the current flagship Volvo S80 model until early next year. The Volvo S80 is still available in dealerships, and going off some recent model-year updates, it is now priced at $84,900 plus on-road costs...

Volvo Cars UK updates V70 R-Design, S80 Executive, no changes for Australia

Volvo Cars UK has introduced the V70 R-Design and S80 Executive variants to sit at the top of both model lines, but the updates will not affect Volvo Car Australia’s range. The sporty Volvo V70 R-Design is an updated version for the new model year, and features a revised front design, door mirror LED indicators, 18-inch Ixion alloy wheels, off-black leather upholstery and black floor mats...

Volvo S60 T5 added to range, S80 and XC90 lose V8

Volvo Car Australia has introduced another drivetrain to its brilliant new S60, with the announcement of a T5 variant for Australia this month. Although potentially confusing to consumers, the "5" no longer refers to amount of cylinders, but refers to the amount of power produced...

Recall for Volvo S80, XC60 and XC70

Volvo Car Australia is recalling just under 500 vehicles equipped with the D5 diesel engine due to a fault with the auxiliary drive belt. The recall affects 484 vehicles: the 2009 model year S80, XC60 and XC70 with the D5. The global announcement from Volvo Car Corporation said there was a chance the drive belt could break, rendering the power steering heavy...

Volvo S80 DRIVe, V70 DRIVe launched

Volvo UK claims to have launched the world’s lowest emissions large premium executive cars with the DRIVe versions of its S80 and V70. The modified 81kW/240Nm 1.6-litre turbo diesel engine emits just 119g/km CO2, as well as achieving fuel economy of 4.5 litres/100km on combined cycle testing. This efficiency leads to an immense range of almost 1770km from a full tank...

Facelift for the 2010 Volvo S80

Volvo is starting the new year with a fresh face for its S80 flagship range as well as other upgrades to help make it stand out in the luxury segment. The bold new grill with the larger Volvo insignia first seen on the XC60 lets people know its the new S80. With interior upgrades to lift the atmosphere of the cabin...

2009 Volvo S80 Range

The 2009 Volvo S80 has arrived and is ready to expand its presence in the luxury segment with the introduction of a compact, turbocharged 3.0-litre six-cylinder T6 engine to the range.   The new S80 T6 AWD model joins the high-performance S80 V8 AWD, and S80 D5 models to offer a range of sporty and economic cars capable of meeting an array of tastes and needs...

260kW Volvo S80 Concept

This striking quick silver beast is a special edition model based on the performance Volvo S80 created by aftermarket tuning house Heico Sportiv for the SEMA auto show in the city of sin - Las Vegas. It wasn't long ago that Volvo was associated with cardigans and a weak cup of tea, but now the brand proudly shows off its latest creation amongst the 'bling' of the SEMA auto show...