Volvo has come a long way from the boxy look of twenty years ago. Like most other brands they’ve moved into into the SUV market with gusto and their latest, the XC40, was launched here in Australia in May. We drive the top of the range R-Design with Launch Edition packaging.It’s a similar external design […]Read More 2019 Volvo XC40 R-Design Launch Edition.
It’s a nice thing, as an independent writer, to get a vehicle that has visual appeal and plenty of chops underneath. It’s even better when that car is an award winner. The 2018 spec Volvo XC60, starting at a pinch under $60K, is definitely one of those and with a range of trim levels and […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design
The Swedish car company renaissance continues with the Volvo S90 being released in late 2016. A long, lithe, well proportioned machine, it places the S90 firmly in the large luxury saloon mix, and has both the British and German based manufacturers clearly in its sights. A Wheel Thing reviews the Volvo S90 D5 Inscription. The […]Read More 2017 Volvo S90 D5 Inscription: A Wheel Thing Car Review.
In an earlier test, A Wheel Thing had the then brand new Volvo XC90 up against Audi’s Q7, with the German narrowly taking the win. Since then, Volvo’s R-Design group have waved a wand over the XC90, an award winning car, with its 2.0L turbocharged and supercharged four cylinder 400 Nm/235 kW powerplant, adding some […]Read More 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar Optimised: Car Review.
Swedish style combined with world class safety features. That’s the Volvo S90. Volvo Car Australia has announced the official launch price of its much anticipated luxury large sedan, the All-New S90, which boasts world leading safety features and sophisticated Swedish design and style. Featuring a no-compromise driving experience and true prestige class proportions, the All-New […]Read More Volvo Releases S90 Luxury Sedan
Slinky. Sexy. Good looking. Curvaceous. Words once used to describe the better half of Abba are now used to describe Volvo cars. The D4 S60 stands tall in this list and A Wheel Thing gets reacquainted with the good looking Swede.Powersource. It’s a fuel efficient (4.2L/100 km, from a 67.5L tank) 2.0L diesel, with 133 […]Read More Car Review: 2015 Volvo S60 D4 Luxury.