As the owner of a Ford Focus, I was intrigued to learn that Volvo produces a car based on the same architecture. The Global C1 platform has launched a half … Continue reading
Volvos have always been well-known for safety and reliability. While everyone would like these attributes attached to their cars, it’s not always the formula to follow to grow sales in the … Continue reading
If you follow the Swedish automotive industry, you’ve no doubt heard of all about Saabs financial ills. While Sweden’s second largest auto company has had a difficult time finding (and … Continue reading
Oil and water don’t usually mix well if at all. Eventually one causes the breakup of the other and a new substance is created with the diluted properties of the … Continue reading
For most of the 70’s and the early 80’s the rugged 240 exemplified safety and efficiency in the minds and wallets of the Utne Reader type on both coasts.
One final trait that set the 480 apart from other Volvos was that it was actually fun to drive. Its great performance was due in no small part to Lotus for its suspension and Renault who later supplied a Porsche tuned engine.
2008 Volvo C30 The C30’s biggest claim to fame might have been being the car driven by a vampire in the first Twilight film. An odd choice where car casting goes, … Continue reading