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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 V60 Cross Country unveiled

The Volvo V60 Cross Country has been unveiled overnight, sticking to a formula that's worked well for Volvo since the 1997 V70 XC. The Cross Country has 75mm more ground clearance than the regular V60 wagon. Other standard features include all-wheel drive, a special off-road driving mode, hill descent control, stability control, and corner traction control...

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...

Volvo V60 'R' spied

A higher-performance version of the Volvo V60, potentially badged as the V60 R, has been spied undergoing testing in Europe. With all the work involved in regenerating its line-up, as well as concentrating on "Swedish luxury", the Geely-owned luxury marque has thus far avoided going toe-to-toe with BMW M and Mercedes-AMG, but that might be set to change...

Poll: Wagon lovers unite for Volvo V60

Crossovers like the Volvo XC60 are selling like hotcakes at the moment, but there could still be life in the old-fashioned wagon yet. Set for a full, in-the-flesh reveal in Geneva this week, the Volvo V60 squeezes all the technology and Scandinavian design goodness from the XC60 into a classic load-lugging shape...

The week's top new stories: February 25

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...

CarAdvice podcast 91: i30 N pricing and Tesla build quality

This week it's just Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio, except... Scott Collie joins us to talk car news, including pricing and specs for the Hyundai i30 N, Volvo V60 launch details, and Subaru Liberty pricing and specs. The 2019 Lexus UX has been teased, Porsche Macan S and Panamera 4S diesel production has ended, and the Peugeot 508 has been leaked...

2018 Volvo V60 revealed

The all-new Volvo V60 has been revealed, sporting an overhauled design, fresh technologies and a range of updated powertrains. Looking like a mini-me version of the larger V90, the new V60 shares its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) with the XC60 SUV and the entire range of 90 Series models – which includes the S90, V90 and XC90...

The week's top news stories, February 18

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you're not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven't missed anything important, we've gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...

VIDEO: 2019 Volvo V60 teased, full reveal on Feb 21

Volvo has teased its latest load-lugging wagon, the V60, in a video highlighting its long history of creating practical family cars. The brand says it's "continuing a legacy of estates for a new generation" with the V60, tugging on the heart strings with snippets of children learning to drive, couples falling in love and families on road trips in a smorgasbord of classic Volvo wagons...

2019 Volvo V60 leaked ahead of Feb 21 debut

The Volvo V60 wagon has been leaked a week before its official unveiling. Two images published on AutoMotoSvijet – an automotive site in Bosnia and Herzegovina – show the new mid-size wagon from its rear three-quarter and profile views. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the car borrows most of its styling cues from the XC60 SUV with which it shares a platform...