The midsize wagon, Volvo V70 is all set for its new look in 2008. The distinctive style of this family car reflects that of Volvo S80 sedan. The raised hood and roof line which slopes down to the rear contributes to its sporty and powerful appearance. The recent third generation of Volvo V70 has been planned to be different from strong XC70 built at the similar platform, which is evolved from 850 Wagon as it was launched for 1998 model of the year.
The brand new Volvo V70 of 2008 will be on offer for the very first time along with its latest 235-horsepower 3.2-liter inline 6-cylinder engine that is united with the 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. It is also equipped with the turbocharged 5-cylinder.
The luxury and sophistication levels have been improvised as the seats are more comfortable and the pleasure is doubled with the music of its high-end audio system. Its slim center stack has even become a trademark for Volvo nowadays. The new hook and track system, 40/20/40 split folding rear seat and the large cargo area has also increased the utility of this exquisite model of Volvo V70.
Integrated booster seats, Blind Spot Information System and the collision Warning along with the brake Support are some of the safety features that makes Volvo V70 a good car option.
For a lover of SUV, Volvo is a well known name that hardly requires any introduction among car lovers. One of the most loved SUUV from Volvo is the Volvo XC 90 series that was first launched in the year 2002 and since then it has become a true favorite of every SUV lover.
In the year 2007, Volvo XC 90 was updated and luxurious interiors that made it more attractive and powerful. Volvo XC 90 is well know throughout the world for its safety features that is designed in such a way so as to so as to safeguard it from direct collision impacts. It is best known for its unique frontal structure that makes it crumple free along with pre decided positions for engine incase of a head collision. It comes with all leather upholstery, xenon headlamps and a refrigerator that makes it a complete luxury vehicle.
Volvo XC 90 comes with advanced whiplash system and impact absorb energy that keeps the rider safe and secure even in a deadly collision or an accident. Incase you are looking for a brand new edition of Volvo XC 90, Volvo is planning to launch a new series of Volvo XC 90 SUV’s in the year 2010.
The midsize segment of luxury keeps on to be breeding ground of the fiery competition since several automakers usually showcase their elegant as well as classy vehicles. The passion for the medium size luxury cars have grown much stronger and in order to maintain the rivalry hotter, Volvo cars delivers Volvo S80 model.
This model is designated as a viable threat in the direction of other luxury midsize cars. The cars are delivered to facilitate an immense sector where competition is relatively razor sharp and the customers generally have very elevated expectations. The aura of Volvo S80 is intelligent as well as inviting as the engineers especially designed this model in order to showcase the prestige by mixing technology and aesthetics into new light.
The Volvo S80 model is basically a revolutionary design and its all materials as well as shapes represents continuous development in their designing ability. This model has given more dynamic, youthful and compact stance along with refined colors as well as materials, which smoothly blends with the user friendly technology. The engine range of Volvo S80 includes V8, which basically generate 315 horsepower along with torque 440 Nm. The new models of Volvo S80 at present includes new-fangled naturally aspirated engine with six-cylinder.
Volvo maintains its status as the emperor of sports wagons makers with the introduction of Volvo V50, an S40 revived as a fashionable wagon. However, the Volvo V50 has not undergone any large changes, the rear and the front body is been bit highlighted and has been reshaped, appearing a small less boxy. Moreover, the rear bumper and the grill have been twisted a little bit to give it a more sophisticated look.
The central console offers more storage space and also accepts an auditory jack which was largely lacking behind. The handbrake in console has been redesigned as well. Furthermore, T5 model engine of Volvo V50 is much potent than the earlier models because of the nine horsepower improvement. The engine in addition, attains 30 mpg highway fuel effectiveness.
Also, the 2.4i gives an expected 22 mpg within the city, and 31 mpg at highway. The T5 AWD gives 20 mpg within the city where as 28 mpg at highway. The passionate drivers might like to pick the turbocharged engine of T5; as it gets approximately the similar fuel cost like the 2.4i. However, the handling of Volvo V50 is fun and smart with both the standard suspensions and sport tuned.
Leif Tufvesson is now my own personal hero. At least for this week he is! He took inspiration from the very first ever built Volvo car called ÖV4 — and turned it into a HOT ROD. And not just a Hot Rod, a very sexy, sleek and luxurious Volvo Hot Rod, with both new and old technologies going hand-in-hand to make sure this auto is something that will please car-lovers all over the globe.
Hot Rod Jakob. I like it!
Volvo has shown some amazing new models in the light of their popular Volvo Ocean Race — and I found a whole lot of great photos of these new models on Car Scoop. The V70 and both the XC70 and XC90 SUV’s have gotten a little facelift for the occasion, and they look quite good — and rough!
I’m sure these will look awesome cruising the shores of Bretagne!
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An excellent review of the ever so awesome Volvo XC90 by Roadfly.com. If I were to have an infinite budget for an SUV, I’d go for the V8 XC90 any day.
I hate the fact safetly bla bla was stressed so much, but I guess it makes sense… A sexy, fast and manly SUV — with whiplash protection systems. You got it!