• August 21, 2017 - James Ash

    There used to be a time that if you wanted the premium build of an executive car and the go anywhere ability of a 4×4, you’re options were pretty limited. Now, though, you’re swamped with choice Audi has the Q5, BMW has the X3, Mercedes has the GLC, Jaguar has… Read More

  • January 9, 2017 - James Ash

    The Volvo V90 has been voted Best Estate in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017. The V90 won praise for its mixture of style, practicality and desirability, along with its Sensus touchscreen control system and Pilot Assist semi-autonomous drive technology. The UK Car of the Year Awards are… Read More

  • October 18, 2016 - Jack Evans

    A stunning Volvo P1800E in excellent original condition is set to go under the hammer this December. Before Volvo became known for making super-safe and boxy estate cars, the Swedish manufacturer produced some beautiful, curvy motors. The P1800E is a perfect example of that. It was originally introduced in 1961… Read More

  • February 7, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

      Big, practical estates are Volvo’s bread and butter, and they don’t get any bigger from the Swedish brand than the V70. Based on the marque’s range topping S80 saloon, it boasts plenty of space and kit, but can it cut the mustard compared to its German rivals? spent… Read More

  • January 30, 2015 - Daljinder Nagra

      For a long time the purveyor of sensible family cars and middle-of-the-road SUVs, Volvo has rediscovered its performance mojo thanks to a collaboration with racing outfit and vehicle tuner Polestar. The V60 Polestar estate is the first true performance model born from that partnership. Only 750 will ever be… Read More

  • December 17, 2013 - Daljinder Nagra

      Need the practicality and mild off-roading abilities of a big 4×4, but don’t want to be lumped in with the Chelsea Tractor set? Volvo reckons it has the solution, and has given its V70 estate a rough and tumble makeover and four-wheel drive to create the XC70 crossover. What… Read More

  • June 11, 2015 - Chris Lloyd

    Volvo has always been famous for safety and the current V40 more than lives up to this reputation, being recognised as the safest car on the market when it was first crash tested. What Volvo hasn’t always been known for, however, is style. But the new V40 adds a hefty… Read More

  • March 14, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

      Volvo has thrown its hat into the hybrid car market, with a plug-in version of its popular V60 estate. Is it a worthy contender in this ever growing sector? spent a week with one to find out. What is it? Volvo’s first stab at a hybrid car –… Read More

  • April 1, 2016 - Jack Evans

    Volvo has released its quickest car ever – the new Polestar V60 estate. Powered by a tuned version of Volvo’s four-cylinder Drive-E engine, the Polestar V60 can hit 62mph in just 4.8 seconds and carry on to an electronically-limited top speed of 155mph. As well as a tuned engine, the… Read More

  • September 25, 2014 - Chris Lloyd

      The Volvo V40 might not be the current go-to choice for car buyers in the competitive family hatchback market, but with two new class-leading engines the manufacturer is looking to shake things up. With Swedish good looks, a beautiful interior and impressive power plants that blend strong performance and… Read More

  • January 5, 2016 - Sarah Lewis

    This is the second generation of Volvo's largest SUV and marks something of a change of tack for the model. While the first was successful enough (as evidenced by school runs), it was just not quite good enough to take on the premium rivals. Volvo has worked hard to make the… Read More

  • December 19, 2013 - Daljinder Nagra

    For 2014, the Volvo S80 – along with the S60, V60, XC60, V70 and XC70– has been treated to a striking facelift. Some clever trickery has made the nose look lower and wider while at the rear the S80 gets LED lights. The interior also boasts even simpler switchgear and… Read More

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