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Volvo V60 Cross Country unveiled ahead of LA debut

Volvo has revealed the look of the new Volvo V60 Cross Country ahead of its public debut at the Los Angeles auto show later this month. Compared with the regular V60 wagon, the Cross Country variant boasts an extra of 65mm of ground clearance. Visually the new V60 Cross Country is distinguished from its siblings by its front and rear skid plates, wheel arch extensions and revised sills...

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...

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...

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid all but ruled out for Australia

The chance of the innovative Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid ever being sold Australia are fading fast, despite the Scandinavian brand showcasing a sporty new R-Design version of the diesel-electric wagon destined for Europe...

Volvo V60 Polestar: sports wagon revealed alongside updated S60

The high-performance Volvo V60 Polestar wagon has been revealed and is confirmed to join its updated S60 Polestar sedan sibling in limited markets from 2014. Volvo says the S60/V60 Polestar duo – based on the recently released 2014 model year cars – will be available across four continents, though makes no mention of Australia, where the original S60 Polestar made its global debut in June, suggesting we're likely to miss the sports wagon and refreshed sedan...

Volvo V60 Polestar: hot Swedish wagon spied lapping Nurburgring

Development of a Volvo V60 Polestar appears to be well under way with spy images suggesting the Swedish brand will sell a wagon variant of its new, limited edition high-performance player. Volvo launched the S60 Polestar sedan locally in June with a view to competing with sportier variants of the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4, though is restricted in production numbers...

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid no closer to Australian launch

The Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid appears no closer to an Australian launch despite the local division continuing to put its hand up for the diesel-electric wagon. Higher-than-anticipated demand for the world's first mass-produced diesel plug-in has forced Volvo to ramp up production from an initial batch of 1000 in 2012 to a planned 7600 this year and 10,000 in 2014...

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid sold out for 2013

Volvo has sold its first batch of 1000 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid wagons before the cars have even reached showrooms. And Volvo Car Corporation marketing, sales and customer service senior vice president Doug Speck says the order books are already filling up for 2014's allocation of the V60 Plug-in Hybrid – the world's first diesel-powered plug-in...

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 V60 Plug-in diesel under consideration for Australia

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale in Europe in November 2012, boasting the world's first application of a plug-in diesel hybrid powertrain. Just 1000 of the 2013 model year versions will be made, although none of these will be headed for Australia. There is hope the model may join the line-up in the future though...

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid confirmed for 2012

Volvo will release the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid in 2012. The new, more fuel-efficient model will be based on the normal Volvo V60 wagon, showcasing a diesel and electric motor setup. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is a joint project developed by Swedish energy specialist Vattenfall AB and Volvo Cars...