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The latest Volvo car review:
Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design

Sun, 2 Jul 2017

By STUART MARTIN 07/02/2017 DOING things differently is something the Swedes have taken pride in for a long time and Volvo is no exception. Safety was part of the brand’s mantra before NCAP was even a twinkle in anyone’s eye – four-cylinder engines, big bumpers, daytime running lights, load paths and intrusion bars were de rigeur for Volvos back when Holden was stuffing six cylinder engines into little Torana XU-1s and Ford was building the fastest four-door on the planet.

Read the full review > Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design

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Volvo S60 range Launched Oct 2013
Volvo S90 range Launched Oct 2016
Volvo V40 Cross Country Launched Aug 2013
Volvo V40 Cross Country Launched Aug 2013
Volvo V40 Cross Country Launched Aug 2013
Volvo V40 D4 Luxury Launched Feb 2013
Volvo V40 Luxury Launched Feb 2013
Volvo V40 range Launched Feb 2013
Volvo V40 T5 R-Design Launched Feb 2013
Volvo XC60 5-dr wagon range Launched Oct 2013
Volvo XC60 D5 5-dr wagon Launched Oct 2013
Volvo XC90 range Launched Aug 2015
Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription Launched Aug 2015
Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design Launched Aug 2015
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Make/Model Variant Model release dates
Volvo 850 GLE 5-dr wagon Oct 1993 to Oct 1995
Volvo C30 3-dr hatch range Mar 2007 to May 2010
Volvo C30 3-dr hatch range Dec 2009 to May 2010
Volvo C30 3-dr hatch range May 2010 to Jun 2013
Volvo C30 D5 3-dr hatch Feb 2008 to Dec 2009
Volvo C30 LE 3-dr hatch Mar 2007 to May 2010
Volvo C30 S 3-dr hatch Feb 2008 to May 2010
Volvo C30 T5 3-dr hatch Mar 2007 to May 2010
Volvo C70 2.3 coupe Jan 1998 to Feb 2003
Volvo C70 Hardtop Convertible range May 2010 to Jan 2014
Volvo S40 1.8 sedan Jul 1999 to May 2004
Volvo S40 2.0 sedan Feb 1997 to May 2004
Volvo S40 2.0D sedan Dec 2009 to Aug 2010
Volvo S40 range Jun 2004 to Aug 2010
Volvo S40 S sedan Feb 2006 to Aug 2010
Volvo S40 SE sedan Jun 2004 to Jan 2006
Volvo S40 T5 AWD sedan Feb 2006 to Jun 2012
Volvo S60 AWD sedan Jun 2002 to Dec 2010
Volvo S60 Polestar Jun 2013 to Feb 2016
Volvo S60 Polestar sedan Dec 2012 to Sep 2013
Volvo S60 R sedan Nov 2003 to Oct 2005
Volvo S60 sedan range Dec 2010 to Sep 2013
Volvo S60 T5 sedan Jan 2001 to May 2003
Volvo S70 2.5T sedan Feb 1997 to Jul 1999
Volvo S80 D5 sedan Feb 2007 to Nov 2013
Volvo S80 sedan range Feb 2007 to Nov 2013
Volvo S80 T6 SE sedan Jul 1999 to Nov 2003
Volvo S80 T6 sedan Nov 2003 to Jul 2005
Volvo S80 V8 sedan Feb 2007 to Nov 2013
Volvo V40 1.8 5-dr wagon Jul 1999 to May 2004
Volvo V50 range Jun 2004 to Jun 2012
Volvo V50 T5 5-dr wagon Jun 2004 to Jun 2012
Volvo V60 5-dr wagon range Mar 2011 to Sep 2013
Volvo V60 Polestar Oct 2014 to Feb 2016
Volvo V60 T5 5-dr wagon Apr 2011 to Sep 2013
Volvo V70 2.4T 5-dr wagon Feb 2000 to May 2003
Volvo V70 R 5-dr wagon Nov 2003 to Jul 2005
Volvo V70 T5 5-dr wagon Feb 2000 to May 2003
Volvo V70 T6 5-dr wagon Apr 2008 to Jun 2013
Volvo XC60 5-dr wagon range Feb 2009 to Sep 2013
Volvo XC60 D5 5-dr wagon Dec 2009 to Sep 2013
Volvo XC60 T6 5-dr wagon Feb 2009 to Sep 2013
Volvo XC70 5-dr wagon range Dec 2007 to Jan 2013
Volvo XC70 D5 5-dr wagon Dec 2007 to Jan 2013
Volvo XC70 LE 5-dr wagon Oct 2004 to Nov 2007
Volvo XC70 SE 5-dr wagon Sep 2000 to Mar 2003
Volvo XC90 2.5T 5-dr wagon Jul 2003 to Sep 2006
Volvo XC90 5-dr wagon range Sep 2006 to Aug 2015
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