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2011 Volvo S60, XC60 recalled in Australia

Volvo Car Australia has issued two recalls for the 2011 Volvo S60 and XC60 models, with up to 77 vehicles affected locally. The first recall affects S60 and XC60 vehicles equipped with the 2.0-litre T5 petrol engine. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) website explains a fuel supply line may be incorrectly manufactured and may lead to fuel leakage: “The driver may notice a fuel smell...

Volvo S60, XC60 T6 R-Design upgrades not for Australia

Volvo Cars North America has upped the power in its Volvo S60 R-Design and Volvo XC60 R-Design models, tweaking the T6 engine to make it the most powerful unit in the Volvo range. The upgrades take the 3.0-litre turbocharged inline six from 224kW and 440Nm to 242kW and 480Nm. The US-spec T6 engine will eclipse the 4...

2011 Volvo S60 R-Design on sale in Australia

Volvo Car Australia has given its 2011 Volvo S60 range a sporting kick with the introduction of the R-Design option for the T5 and T6 petrol models. Unlike some other R-Design models that add only visual enhancements, the S60 R-Design models are tweaked for improved performance. The chassis is lowered by 15mm front and rear, the springs have been stiffened by 15 percent and the anti-roll bars are also stiffer...

Volvo S60 T5 added to range, S80 and XC90 lose V8

Volvo Car Australia has introduced another drivetrain to its brilliant new S60, with the announcement of a T5 variant for Australia this month. Although potentially confusing to consumers, the "5" no longer refers to amount of cylinders, but refers to the amount of power produced...

2011 Volvo S60 range launched in Australia

Read CarAdvice's exclusive European review of the 2011 Volvo S60. The all-new 2011 Volvo S60 luxury sedan has arrived in Australia ready to take on the big three Germans at their own game. The new 3-Series/C-Class/A4 medium competitor is arguably the best looking Volvo we have ever seen in Australia, and without doubt the safest and most technologically advanced Volvo ever produced...

Volvo S60 at 2010 AIMS

Update: Volvo S60 Review. Volvo has revealed the new Volvo S60 at the AIMS at Darling Harbour, along with plenty of details and an 'aggressive' price range. Volvo also shows off its latest safety technology features...

Volvo S60 raises the safety benchmark - video

“The safest car in the world is a Volvo.” If you saw that statement on a billboard, I’m betting there would be few, if any, arguments. Safety is what Volvo does best. After all, they invented the three-point seatbelt 51-years ago, to lesson the injury to occupants if the car hit a moose on the road, or so the story goes...

Volvo S60 collision warning demonstration gone wrong

This video has been doing the rounds online and we thought we may as well share it with you. Last week Volvo brought the world's press to admire its new collision warning system, which is suppose to detect an impending crash and apply the brakes automatically...

Volvo S60 Prices and Specifications

Update: Volvo S60 Review. Volvo in the UK have announced prices and specifications for what is without doubt the best thing to come out of Sweden since Abba. Volvo’s S60 is the car that could take the fight to the Germans, if looks are anything to go by...

Volvo S60 Touring Car

S60 Ready for The Track Volvo is finally thinking straight again. Only weeks after they revealed the new S60 at the Geneva Motor Show, a racing version of this stunning car is well under way and it does look the business. We can thank Volvo Cars Belgium who will enter the new car in the Belgium Touring Car Series, which kicks off next weekend...

Volvo S60 - Geneva 2010

Update: Volvo S60 Review. We all saw the concept images of the Volvo S60 and were amazed at the design streamlining and true to form styling. Launched with a single engine variant - the T6, turbocharged six-cylinder - it produces 224kW and an impressive 440Nm of torque. While most of the concept design cues have been carried over, Volvo has adjusted the front end to comply with pedestrian safety...