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Weekend deals on wheels: Big discounts on new cars

It’s time for the latest installment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Volvo S60 T6 R-Design Polestar added to ACT Police fleet

A new Volvo S60 T6 R-Design Polestar sedan has been added to the ACT Police fleet for evaluation purposes. The high-performance Volvo S60 T6 R-Design isn't the full-blown Volvo S60 Polestar model, but still boasts a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder producing 242kW of power and 480Nm of torque...

Volvo S60 Cross Country sedan to debut in Detroit

Volvo will debut a new soft-roader variant of its 60-Series range, the Volvo S60 Cross Country sedan, at next week's Detroit motor show. It seems as though the S60 Cross Country will feature all of the same tweaks applied to the V60 Cross Country wagon. Both cars sit on a suspension package that rides 65mm higher than regular S60 and V60 variants...

Volvo's motorsport future in doubt : Australian division uncommitted to V8 Supercars beyond 2016

Volvo’s future in motorsport, including its participation in Australia’s V8 Supercars championship, has been thrown into doubt after the Swedish company’s global marketing boss said it doesn’t fit with the brand’s core philosophies. Volvo international marketing director Alain Visser told Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri that racing contradicted the car maker’s modern-day image...

Volvo S60 and V40 Sprint Editions released

Volvo Cars Australia is capitalising on its strong V8 Supercars season by releasing a pair of special edition versions of its entry S60 sedan and V40 models, each of which is called Sprint Edition. The limited-edition models, each limited to 100 units, bring more than $4000 worth of sporty extras to the party and sharp drive-away pricing...

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...

Volvo S60 Polestar : next-generation confirmed as turbo four, but won't rival BMW M3

The Volvo S60 Polestar will continue into a new generation, which is set to be revealed within three years. Volvo vice-president Lex Kerssemakers said he is happy with Polestar's work on the current-generation S60 and V60 sedan, admitting that the Ford Mondeo-based platform wasn't designed for a high-performance model such as the Polestar while promising the next model will be more resolved...

Volvo S60 sales boosted by V8 Supercars entry, says company

Volvo Cars Australia says its successful foray into V8 Supercars is starting to give its S60 mid-sized sedan the kind of “cut through”it has lacked since launching in 2011.  The Swedish brand joined the local touring car series this season in collaboration with Garry Rogers Motorsport...

Volvo S60 Polestar : Performance sedan drops below $100K

The Volvo S60 Polestar, the car that is reigniting the Swedish brand's push into performance territory, has been given a $10,000 price cut to a new sticker of $99,950. Volvo Australia's price move responds to its direct rival, the Audi S4, which reduced its own starting price by $14,900 to $105,000 in April...

Volvo Polestar range to include diesel and hybrid models - report

Volvo is planning on a raft of new Polestar performance models featuring electric drivetrains and diesel engines, according to reports out of the UK. Autocar reports that Polestar is aiming to ramp up its portfolio of tuned Volvo models, having made its name working on touring car teams for the Swedish brand...

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...