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Volvo recalls eight models for engine fix

Volvo has announced a recall for the 2014-18 V60/S60, 2017-18 S90, 2015-19 V40/V40 Cross Country, 2017-18 S90, 2017-19 V90 Cross Country, 2014-17 XC60, and 2016-18 XC90 over concerns about an issue with the engine valve. According to the company, the valve could leak and make the intake manifold melt or deform. If the manifold is damaged, the engine could lose power...

2019 Volvo S60, V60 pricing and specs

Volvo has priced its BMW 3 Series-fighting S60 sedan and V60 wagon for Australia, ahead of the sedan's arrival in August. The mid-sizers will be available in three trim grades, split across two powertrains: the turbocharged 'T5' 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder petrol, making 187kW of power and 350Nm of torque, and the 'T8' Twin Engine plug-in hybrid, which makes a combined 311kW and 680Nm from its four-cylinder petrol engine and electric motor...

2019 World Car Awards: Top 3 finalists named

The World Car Awards countdown continues at the 2019 Geneva motor show, with the top three finalists in each category announced this week. A jury of 86 journalists narrowed down a pool of 40 new models to 10 finalists last month, now down to three, with the winner to be announced at the New York motor show in April...

2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced

The countdown to the World Car Finals has begun this week, with a list of 10 finalists announced for the overall title, along with the contenders in five specialist categories. According to the firm, a jury of 86 "distinguished international automotive journalists" selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their own assessment of the vehicle as part of their professional work...

Volvo recalls several MY15-16 models for fuel leak

Volvo Cars Australia has issued a recall for the 2015 and 2016 model-year V40, V40 Cross Country, S60, V60 and XC90, over concerns about a leaking fuel hose. UPDATE, 15/01/2019: The ACCC has amended the wording of the recall notice, removing mention of a fire risk...

508, Q3, S60/V60, X5 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to several new models, including the Audi Q3, BMW X5, Peugeot 508, along with the Volvo S60/V60. The Q3, 508, S60 and V60 all scored over 90 per cent in the area of Adult Occupant Protection, while the X5 managed 89 per cent – largely due to the driver's knee airbag not deploying properly in the front offset test...

2019 Volvo S60 revealed, Australia no sure thing

The new-generation 2019 Volvo S60 has been revealed today, but an Australian debut for the premium new sedan is still to be confirmed. Likewise, the big V90 has yet to arrive in anything but SUV-like Cross Country form, leaving the stately S90 as the local operation's only all-new model that isn't an SUV...

2019 Volvo S60 teased ahead of June 20 reveal

Volvo Cars has teased the all-new S60, which will be revealed next week as part of inauguration proceedings for the company's new US factory. In a new video posted to the company's Facebook page, the brief teaser shows a quick top-down shot, then reveals the new S60's face – complete with a Polestar Engineered badge on the grille...

2019 Volvo S60 to debut Polestar Engineered package

The Polestar Engineered upgrade package for the Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrids has been detailed, ahead of the S60's formal debut next week. The Polestar package has a revised engine control unit, which bumps the output of the US-spec plug-in hybrid drivetrain to 309kW of power and 670Nm of torque...

2019 Volvo S60 abandons diesel

The Volvo S60 will be the first model from the company in many generations to not feature a diesel engine option. Production of the new S60 begins in the northern autumn at the company's new factory in Charleston, South Carolina. Volvo says its new American plant will be the car's sole manufacturing point...

2019 Volvo S60 leaked

The next-generation Volvo S60 has been spied completely undisguised in Sweden, with a single image posted online this week. Published by Swedish site Teknikens Värld, the picture doesn't offer too many surprises – the car basically looks like a shrunken S90. We only have this rear three-quarter angle at the moment, though we'd expect the face to be identical to that of the recently-launched V60 wagon (below)...