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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...

Volvo S60, XC70, XC60 recalled: 474 diesel vehicles affected locally

Volvo Car Australia is recalling 474 diesel-powered vehicles over a fault relating to the cars' auxiliary belt tensioner. Affecting 2011-built Volvo S60, XC70 and XC60 models powered by the 2.4-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, the recall follows the identification of “early wear” on auxiliary belt tensioners in some vehicles during routine investigations...

2013 Volvo XC70 adds T6 engine, new safety technology

The 2013 Volvo XC70 range has been bolstered by the addition of a high-performance petrol engine and a number of new and enhanced technology and safety systems. The 224kW/440Nm 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder T6 petrol engine sits at the top of the updated Volvo XC70 line-up, joining the 179kW/320Nm 3.2-litre naturally aspirated six-cylinder petrol and the 158kW/440Nm 2...

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 XC70 update on sale in Australia

The 2012 Volvo XC70 update has been launched in Australia, bringing with it more standard equipment and safety features, upgrades to the twin-turbo diesel engine, and mild price rises across the range.   The off-road-ready all-wheel drive wagon is now available in four variants: the 3.2 and 3.2 Teknik, and the D5 and D5 Teknik...

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 Ocean Race XC70 and XC90 Limited edition

Volvo has launched two special edition versions of the XC70 and XC90 models to celebrate the staging of the 2008/2009 Volvo Ocean Race.   The new models will honour a prestigious eight-month yacht race which will see competitors cover 37,025 nautical miles and visit a range of exotic ports around the globe. The Volvo Ocean Race XC70 applies to both the 3...