31 Oct: Volvo XC40 T5 AWD

… Volvo XC40 T5 AWD … When Chinese car manufacturer Geely bought Volvo 8 years ago, there were fears that the ethos of the original Swedish based company would become lost. Not so, Volvo is still turning out well-designed, well-built and desirable motor cars. Take the new XC40 compact SUV […] Read more »

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13 Mar: Volvo XC40 TD4 AWD

… Volvo XC40 D4 AWD First Edition … If the Volvo XC90 is too big for your driveway or too rich for your pocket, Volvo now has the answer. Similarly, if you need, or want, to down-size without losing out on luxury and refinement, Volvo now has the answer, the […] Read more »

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16 Sep: Volvo XC60 D5 AWD

… Volvo XC60 D5 PowerPulse AWD … In isolation the Volvo XC60 looks big. And it is, but it’s not really. Confused? This is the XC90’s smaller sibling, but it is longer and wider than the previous XC60 so maybe it’s a larger mid-range SUV or a slightly smaller large […] Read more »

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21 Jun: Volvo V90 Cross Country

… Volvo V90 Cross Country D4 … When Geely bought Volvo back in 2010, there must have been some within the Chinese company who wanted to ‘tinker’ with the Swedish icon. Fortunately, they didn’t and instead left the Volvo team to get on with doing what they do best, making […] Read more »

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30 Sep: Volvo V90 D5 AWD

… Volvo V90 D5 PowerPulse AWD Momentum … Although the Volvo V90 range starts from £34,555 with the 187 bhp D4 engine, the test car was the ever so slightly more costly version with the D5 engine. At £41,055 in basic form, it’s not cheap,. but with nearly 10 grandsworth […] Read more »

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16 Jul: Volvo S60 D2

… Volvo S60 D2 SE Nav Manual … The trouble with the latest generation of Volvo saloon cars, is the 740. It is still the car by which I judge the modern versions. I had one quite few years back and it was one of the most comfortable cars in […] Read more »

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26 Apr: Volvo S60 D4

… Volvo S60 D4 R-Design … Volvo cars are no longer the slab sided, utilitarian lumps of iron that once graced the highways and byways of 30 years ago. They shrugged off high mileages and laughed with disdain as they cruised past scrapyards, sorry, recycling centres, where many of their […] Read more »

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