Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Volvo 2009 Cars design

Volvo V70 R Design

The 2009 Volvo V70 R Design will become available soon in Britain, with the first cars arriving in August 2008. Apart from its obvious visual upgrades, the 2009 Volvo V70 R Design features sharper driving characteristics, lowered sports chassis, and also a more dynamic handling. The 2009 Volvo V70 R Design price will be at 26,745 pounds for the 2.0 liter petrol engine. Press Release From May 2008, the new Volvo V70 will be available in R-DESIGN specification, adding a new appealing dimension to Volvo’s ultimate estate car. The refined V70 R-DESIGN package combines sporty visual features with a specially tuned lowered sports chassis and sharper driving characteristics to offer customers the practicality of a large estate, with more dynamic handling and distinctive styling. Available to order now, first cars arrive in the UK in August, with prices starting from £26,745 for the V70 2.0 petrol R-DESIGN. Dynamic driving characteristics The new V70 R-DESIGN delivers an enhanced, sporti

Volvo S80 and Volvo XC90 Executive

The 2009 Volvo S80 and Volvo XC90 Executive will have a series of improvements to reinforce and add to their luxury appeal. As announced by Volvo, the 2009 Volvo S80 and Volvo XC90 Executive will receive front seats with massage and ventilation functions and a range of enhanced materials and interior trim details. Both the 2009 Volvo S80 Executive and the 2009 Volvo XC90 Executive will equipped with a soft leather trim for the center console. As an optional addition, the rear of the front seat headrests may be equipped with 8″ wide VGA LCD screens. Press Release The Volvo S80 and XC90 Executive models both receive new features for the 2009 Model Year to reinforce and add to their luxury appeal. These models are available to order imminently, with prices to be confirmed ahead of the start of production in May. A new unique combination of relaxing massage and ventilation functions in the front seats will make journeys even more soothing, while a range of enhanced materials and trim

Convertible Volvo C70 as 15 Millionth Volvo Cars

A convertible Volvo C70 car will be a number 15 Million car which roll off the production line tomorrow, as announced by Volvo. The first ever Volvo to be produced was called the OV4 (short for Swedish Open Car with 4 cylinders) and exited the factory April 14, 1927. Press Release 15 million Volvo cars - history will be written tomorrow The very first Volvo car left the factory on April 14, 1927. It was called the V4 because the letters V are Swedish for “Open Car” and 4 denoted the number of cylinders powering the new Swedish car. On February 20, 2008, it is once again an open car that is under the spotlights. That’s when car number 15,000,000, an attractive convertible Volvo C70, will leave the factory in Uddevalla. In the first year, production proceeded at a modest pace, with 297 cars being sold in 1927. Emerging from the shadow of the global economic depression and Second World War, it took Volvo 23 years to build its first 100,000 cars. Today, that figure corres.

Future Technology from Volvo for Road Safety

Volvo is showcasing a new generation of groundbreaking protective safety systems to help improve safety on our roads. Collision Warning with Auto Brake for pedestrians, Collision Avoidance by Auto Steering and Vehicle to Vehicle Communication are three Volvo concepts which are currently in development to provide better protection for people both in and outside the car. Today we need to focus on technologies that predict and prevent accidents from even occurring. It is important to understand that collisions are not inevitable. Preventive Safety is all about helping and supporting the driver to avoid accidents, says Jonas Ekmark, Manager for Preventive Safety at Volvo Cars Safety Centre. The Volvo that sees people Developing Volvos newly-introduced Collision Warning with Auto Brake (for detecting vehicle to vehicle collisions) further, this future system will assist the human eye and help the driver to see people. It uses radar technology with a wide-angle search area to detect objects

Volvo C30 Red Sox

Volvo C30 Red Sox has been announced by Volvo as a new special edition for Boston baseball fans. To symbolize the partnership between Volvo and the Boston Red Sox, the Volvo C30 Red Sox is especially commissioned by Volvo and Major League Baseball. The Boston Red Sox special edition Volvo C30 comes in a Passion Red paint finish. The Volvo C30 Red Sox wears the Boston team’s logo on the front fenders, inside the rear glass hatch and on the floor mats. Press Release The Boston Red Sox remarkable 2007 season that culminated in a championship title continues to make headlines. Volvo is offering lucky fans the opportunity to drive home in what may be the ultimate collectible: The Boston Red Sox Special Edition Volvo C30. This specially equipped 2008 C30 is commissioned by Volvo and Major League Baseball to symbolize the partnership between Volvo and the Boston Red Sox. Only 107 of the Special Edition C30s will be produced with each car built to commemorate a Red Sox victory during the

Volvo Hot Rod Jakob

The Volvo Hot Rod Jakob was unveiled in February 2008 at the Volvo Museum in Goteborg, Sweden. The Hot Rod Jakob is a modern interpretation of the very first series-produced Volvo car. The model was called the OV4 (the Swedish abbreviation for Open Car, 4 cylinders), but it soon gained a new pet-name - Jakob. 2005-2006: In Leif Tufvesson’s workshop in the rural south of Sweden, work commenced on the car. After documenting the original Jakob in detail, his company, Caresto, started building a car that developed into Hot Rod Jakob. “Volvo has always been a special make for me. These were the cars I learned my skills on in my youth, and I also worked for a while at Volvo’s concept-car department. So instead of obtaining inspiration from an old Ford, as is usually the case in Hot Rod circles, I wanted to build something that meant more to me personally. That’s why I chose to bring together the most classic attributes of Volvo, the Jakob, and my own modern Hot Rod st...

Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo announced that the 2008 Volvo Ocean Race will have its seconds stopover in Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala in December this year. The Kochi of the 2008 Volvo Ocean Race will come after a run from Cape Town, South Africa. Press Release Kochi in India to host Volvo Ocean Race for first time Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala, is confirmed as the host of the second stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race in December 2008. The Indian stopover will come at the end of the second leg of the race from Cape Town, South Africa. Kochi will be the first of three new ports in Asia. At the Abad Plaza in Kochi today, the stopover port agreement was signed by Andy Hindley, Race Director for the Volvo Ocean Race; Mr. N. Ramachandran, Chairman, Kochi Port Trust and Mr. KG Mohanlal, Managing Director, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation. Also present at the press conference were Mr. Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, the Hon. Minister for Home, Vigilance and Tourism and Dr. Venu, Secretary of Kerala Tourism...

Volvo XC60 Price for UK Market

Volvo XC60 price for the UK market has been announced by Volvo. For the 2.4D AWD (163 PS) version, the Volvo XC60 price will start at 24,750 pounds. While for the T6 AWD (285 PS) Geartronic model, the price for Volvo XC60 will goes up to 34,495 pounds. And for the middle of the range SE trim, the Volvo XC60 price will start at 26,250 pounds. Available in three trim levels - S, SE and SE Lux, the new Volvo XC60 will come with a choice between three engines: the turbocharged T6 producing 285PS, and two variants of the D5 turbodiesel generating 185 and 163 horsepower, respectively. Additionally, the new crossover will go on tour across the UK this summer. Press Release Volvo Car UK announces preliminary prices1 for the new XC60, the safest and most stunning Volvo ever. This new crossover vehicle combines XC capability with sports coupe styling and will start at £24,750 for the 2.4D S. The Volvo XC60 will arrive in dealer showrooms and be available for customer test drives this October,

Volvo XC70 for the Ski Slopes

Volvo XC70 is one of the best cars for a trip to the ski slopes. That’s because the Volvo XC70 is equipped with All Wheel Drive with Instant TractionTM, DSTC stability-enhancement system, Hill Descent Control, and an active chassis. Press Release Volvo XC70 - perfect for a trip to the ski slopes The Volvo XC70 behaves with impeccable stability and consistency in all situations. This is particularly noticeable on winter roads when the surface can quickly switch between ice, asphalt and snow. Volvo’s All Wheel Drive system and DSTC stability-enhancement system ensure good road grip. What is more, the new Hill Descent Control function makes it easier to crawl securely down steep gradients and drive safely on slippery surfaces. Volvo’s new six-cylinder engine ensures that the Volvo XC70 gets all the power and drive ability that a true adventure car needs. All Wheel Drive with Instant TractionTM Volvo’s active All Wheel Drive (AWD) system ensures the best possible ro.

Volvo V70, Volvo XC70 and Volvo XC90 Ocean Race

Volvo unveiled three special edition models at the Geneva Motor Show: the Volvo V70, XC70 and XC90 Ocean Race. The Volvo Ocean Race special edition models featuring Ocean Blue pearlescent paint, designed with Volvo Ocean Race emblem and chrome exterior details. Unfortunately, we have to wait the detailed information on the Volvo V70, XC70 and XC90 Ocean Race models in June upon showroom arrival. Press Release VOLVO UNVEILS VOLVO OCEAN RACE SPECIAL EDITION MODELS Volvo starts the countdown to the next round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race with the launch of special Volvo Ocean Race editions of the V70, XC70 and XC90 at the Geneva Motor Show today. A unique Ocean Blue pearlescent paint immediately differentiates the Volvo Ocean Race editions from the standard models and the appearance is further enhanced with a new, more exclusively designed Volvo Ocean Race emblem and chrome exterior details. The special edition cars are also available in Electric Silver. All the cars feature full Ocean Race... Read More

Volvo XC90 R Design

The Volvo XC90 R-design program includes sill moldings in brushed stainless steel, a sport chassis, a sport steering wheel and gear selector of perforated leather and sports seats. The Volvo XC90 R-design also equipped with additional lateral cushioning to support the driver, even in faster cornering. With a combination of two different grades of leather, the seats of the Volvo XC90 R-design enhanced by decor piping in different color shades. Press Release Spice up your Volvo XC90 with R-design - the choice for customers with a refined taste Volvo Cars’ R-design programme - a sporty factory-fitted option package - is now also available for the Volvo XC90. R-design is tailor made for customers who want a car with refined attributes. The package is also available for the Volvo C30, Volvo S40 and Volvo V50. “The possibility of tailoring one’s car to suit personal tastes is becoming increasingly important to car buyers today. R-design has been developed for buyers who wan

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