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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"...

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 XC60, V60 Cross Country and XC70 recalled: 1141 vehicles affected

Volvo Cars Australia has issued a recall for 1141 vehicles in its 2016 diesel XC60, V60 Cross Country and XC70 SUV lines. The Swedish manufacturer is recalling the vehicles over concerns that the engine may suddenly shut down and restart while driving. As a result, the vehicle's power steering system can briefly cut out, while the driver's digital instrument cluster and infotainment system may also switch off...

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...

2016 Volvo V60 range simplified, $5K cut from diesel variant

The 2016 Volvo V60 range has been topped and tailed, with the local division dropping the entry-level and high-performance versions from its mid-sized wagon line-up. Gone are the D4 and T5 Kinetic variants and the six-cylinder T6 R-Design and limited edition Polestar sports estates, leaving just three grades of the MY16 V60: the D4 and T5 Luxury variants and the sportier T5 R-Design...

Volvo V60 Cross Country pricing and specifications

The rough-and-tumble Volvo V60 Cross Country has landed in Australia in a single diesel-powered specification. The high-riding, off-road-ready wagon – officially called the Volvo V60 Cross Country D4 Luxury – is priced at $63,375 plus on-road costs, making it $5600 more than the V60 D4 Luxury on which it’s based...

2015 Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine revealed

The 2015 Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine may not have a name that rolls off the tongue, but the diesel plug-in hybrid wagon from the Scandinavian brand promises to appeal to buyers with different palettes. The car seen here is the limited edition model uncovered ahead of the 2015 Geneva motor show, which brings the same nomenclature for hybrid technology that Volvo has used with its range-topping XC90 T8 Twin Engine model to the company's established estate car...

Volvo V60 Cross Country unveiled ahead of LA debut

Volvo has revealed the look of the new Volvo V60 Cross Country ahead of its public debut at the Los Angeles auto show later this month. Compared with the regular V60 wagon, the Cross Country variant boasts an extra of 65mm of ground clearance. Visually the new V60 Cross Country is distinguished from its siblings by its front and rear skid plates, wheel arch extensions and revised sills...

2015 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar pricing and specifications

The headline is correct, the previously limited edition Volvo S60 Polestar performance sedan has been joined by a wagon sibling, the Volvo V60 Polestar. Following on from the popularity of the previous two limited edition models, Volvo has announced there will be no cap on the amount of Polestar cars that come into Australia...

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...