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2014 Volvo S60, V60, XC60 add Drive-E engines, eight-speed auto

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2014 Volvo S60, V60, XC60 add Drive-E engines, eight-speed auto

The introduction of Volvo’s new Drive-E engines and eight-speed automatic transmission to the Australian line-up has made the S60, V60 and XC60 up to 20 per cent quicker and 29 per cent more fuel efficient than before. The pair of new turbocharged 2...

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Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid all but ruled out for Australia
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Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid all but ruled out for Australia

The chance of the innovative Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid ever being sold Australia are fading fast, despite the Scandinavian brand showcasing a sporty new R-Design version of the diesel-electric wagon destined for Europe...


Volvo V60 Polestar: sports wagon revealed alongside updated S60
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Volvo V60 Polestar: sports wagon revealed alongside updated S60

The high-performance Volvo V60 Polestar wagon has been revealed and is confirmed to join its updated S60 Polestar sedan sibling in limited markets from 2014. Volvo says the S60/V60 Polestar duo – based on the recently released 2014 model year cars – will be available across four continents, though makes no mention of Australia, where the original S60 Polestar made its global debut in June, suggesting we're likely to miss the sports wagon and refreshed sedan...


Volvo V60 Polestar: hot Swedish wagon spied lapping Nurburgring
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Volvo V60 Polestar: hot Swedish wagon spied lapping Nurburgring

Development of a Volvo V60 Polestar appears to be well under way with spy images suggesting the Swedish brand will sell a wagon variant of its new, limited edition high-performance player. Volvo launched the S60 Polestar sedan locally in June with a view to competing with sportier variants of the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4, though is restricted in production numbers...


Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid no closer to Australian launch
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Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid no closer to Australian launch

The Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid appears no closer to an Australian launch despite the local division continuing to put its hand up for the diesel-electric wagon. Higher-than-anticipated demand for the world's first mass-produced diesel plug-in has forced Volvo to ramp up production from an initial batch of 1000 in 2012 to a planned 7600 this year and 10,000 in 2014...


Volvo V60 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Volvo V60 Review

If you’re after a luxury-sports wagon that blends space, style and swift performance, then look no further than the Volvo V60 T6 R-Design. Although Volvo’s five-door wagon range kicks off with the $52,490 T4, the model tested here book-ends the range, priced at $78,490...

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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid sold out for 2013
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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid sold out for 2013

Volvo has sold its first batch of 1000 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid wagons before the cars have even reached showrooms. And Volvo Car Corporation marketing, sales and customer service senior vice president Doug Speck says the order books are already filling up for 2014's allocation of the V60 Plug-in Hybrid – the world's first diesel-powered plug-in...


2012 Volvo Ocean Race V60, XC60, XC70 special editions launched
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2012 Volvo Ocean Race V60, XC60, XC70 special editions launched

Volvo Australia has released another series of Volvo Ocean Race vehicles, with special editions of the V60, XC60 and XC70 now on sale. This year marks the fourth time Volvo Car Corporation’s Special Vehicles Division has developed specially designed models with a sail racing theme...


2012 Volvo V60 Plug-in diesel under consideration for Australia
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2012 Volvo V60 Plug-in diesel under consideration for Australia

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale in Europe in November 2012, boasting the world's first application of a plug-in diesel hybrid powertrain. Just 1000 of the 2013 model year versions will be made, although none of these will be headed for Australia. There is hope the model may join the line-up in the future though...


Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid confirmed for 2012
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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid confirmed for 2012

Volvo will release the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid in 2012. The new, more fuel-efficient model will be based on the normal Volvo V60 wagon, showcasing a diesel and electric motor setup. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is a joint project developed by Swedish energy specialist Vattenfall AB and Volvo Cars...


2012 Volvo S60, V60 upgraded: New petrol and diesel engines
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2012 Volvo S60, V60 upgraded: New petrol and diesel engines

The 2012 Volvo S60 sedan/V60 wagon ranges have been boosted in Australia with the arrival of two new downsized turbocharged engines and a number of additional features. The first new engine is the 2.0-litre D3 diesel, which produces 120kW of power and 400Nm of torque. In the S60, it returns combined cycle fuel consumption and emissions of 5...


Volvo V60 T5 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Volvo V60 T5 Review

Volvo blew us away when it introduced the S60 late last year; a premium mid-sized sedan with fantastic looks, excellent quality and suprising dynamic ability. The wagon version, the Volvo V60, has also impressed - especially in T6 AWD guise -  being essentially the same car with a big boot...

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$52,490

Hyundai Accent, Lexus CT 200h, Toyota Rukus, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 awarded five-star ANCAP safety rating
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Hyundai Accent, Lexus CT 200h, Toyota Rukus, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 awarded five-star ANCAP safety rating

The Hyundai Accent, Toyota Rukus, Lexus CT 200h, Peugeot 508 and the Volvo V60 have all been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). ANCAP Chair, Lauchlan McIntosh, said it was encouraging to see five-star result becoming the norm for vehicles sold in Australia...


Euro NCAP awards five stars to Lexus CT 200h, Volvo V60, Ford Focus
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Euro NCAP awards five stars to Lexus CT 200h, Volvo V60, Ford Focus

The European crash testing engineers at NCAP have just released the second quarterly round of crash testing results. Six new cars have been given the top five-star rating, including the new Lexus CT 200h hybrid, the Volvo V60 wagon, the upcoming Ford Focus and the all-electric Nissan LEAF. Other new cars included the Citroen DS4 and the Peugeot 508...


Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive
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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive

Volvo will enter the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum (May 18-22) in Berlin with no less than three cars, including the first official road test of their advanced V60 Plug-in Hybrid. The Volvo entrants in what is the world’s toughest sustainability rally are the C30 Electric and the V50 DRIVe...


2011 Volvo V60 Sports Wagon launched in Australia
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2011 Volvo V60 Sports Wagon launched in Australia

Volvo has just announced the launch of the new Volvo V60 Sports Wagon in Australia. The car slots in between the Volvo S60 sedan and the V70 wagon, presenting a funky, practical and spacious package. As previously reported, Volvo Australia said it would launch the all-new model in Australia some time during the end of the first quarter of this year, and now it's here...


2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed in detail
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2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed in detail

Volvo has released more information about the Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show and European launch in 2012. According to Volvo, the V60 will become the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid next year, with the Geneva-bound vehicle “virtually production-ready”...


2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed
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2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed

Volvo Cars has released the first official images and details of its V60 Plug-In Hybrid ahead of the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Set to go on sale in Europe in 2012, Volvo says the V60 Plug-In Hybrid will be a world first, with a diesel engine driving the front wheels and a an electric motor mounted to the rear axle...


Volvo V60 in Production
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Volvo V60 in Production

It has been all of seven months since the all-new Volvo S60 was presented to the world, and already, the wagon version known as the V60 has entered production at the Torslander plant in Sweden. From the photo above (top), it appears to be every bit is attractive as its four-door sibling, but we’ll need to see it in the metal for a proper opinion of the car...


Volvo V60 sports wagon confirmed for Australia in Q1 2011
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Volvo V60 sports wagon confirmed for Australia in Q1 2011

Volvo has previewed its all new Volvo V60 sports wagon ahead of the 2010 Paris Motor Show in September, boasting coupe-inspired styling, interior versatility and trademark safety features. Volvo Cars President and CEO, Stephen Odell, said the V60 was designed for the S60 customer who wants extra space and flexibility without compromising sporting design and dynamic driving characteristics...


Volvo V60 Stationwagon Spy Photos
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Volvo V60 Stationwagon Spy Photos

Volvo may have been sold to the Chinese but development of new models is strong as ever. Fresh photos of the upcomming Volvo V60 Stationwagon came our way this morning. The prototype was undergoing some testing at an ice-track during a lovely winter day in Sweden. The Volvo V60 will compete head-on with Audi A4 Avant, BMW 3 series Touring and Mercedes C-Class Kombi buyers...