First unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in 2002, the entry-premium crossover SUV is steadily getting older. It is clear that the second generation model is long overdue. However, for the next model year the Chinese-owned Swedish brand has decided to introduce only a face-lifted 2012 Volvo XC90 version of the car.
The new AWD 2009 Volvo C30 R-Design, a spiced-up, limited edition version of the recently unveiled 2009 Volvo C30 compact hatchback will soon start shipping to dealerships near you. Differing from your normal not only with a more aggressive body kit, but also with a new drivetrain, the vehicle may become an interesting choice for a single person looking for a souped-up hatch and willing to pay a premium over your average French or German two-door pocket rocket.
The 2008 Volvo V70 Estate family wagon will soon receive its own personalization package from the Swedish manufacturer’s R Design in-house tuning facility.
The 2008 Volvo XC70 station wagon with some cross-country skills will cost you as low as $37,520.
That’s if you take a very basic model, which is still a lot more luxurious than an average German estate from BMW or Mercedes-Benz of a similar size and within the same price range. Besides a set of 16-inch alloy wheels, for the money you will also get an eight-way power driver’s seat, dual zone climate control system and lots of other amenities.
Volvo will officially unveil its latest V70 luxury wagon at the upcoming 2007 Geneva Motor Show to be held in March. Built on the Ford EUCD global platform, this utilitarian, yet quite luxury vehicle shares its underpinnings with the new 2007 Land Rover Freelander/LR2 SUV and has a great deal of its plush interior transplanted directly from the 2007 Volvo S80 executive sedan that was first revealed last year.
Volvo has presented its new top-of-the-range 2007 Volvo S80 Executive sedan. First revealed to the European drivers last February during Geneva Motor Show, the second-generation S80 not only raised the bar in overall safety protection of car occupants, but has also offered significant improvements in fuel economy and comfort. The new Executive trim, which is being introduced to the British market, makes the car feel even more luxurious.
During the upcoming Essen Motor Show, which is for the European tuners the same as the annual SEMA event for the North American market, German tuner Heico Sportiv will show off its new Heico HS3 D5 sports car, based on the latest 2007 Volvo C30 warmed-up hatchback.
German tuner Heico Sportiv has updated its Volvo XC90 appearance package to fit the aging crossover SUV that was recently updated for the MY 2007. Since its introduction back in 2002 when it was presented in all its shiny glory in Detroit, the vehicle didn’t change much, so the job of making a body kit did not put too much pressure on Heico’s designers.
German tuning specialist Heico Sportiv has presented its tuning program for the second generation Volvo S80 luxury sedan. Unveiled in the beginning of the year, with first cars arriving to European dealerships only last June, the 2007 Volvo S80 is still new and shining for most customers. However, if you, like some other people were seriously disappointed with the peak power and maximum torque of the base inline-five turbocharged engine, the new program from the German tuning studio may be of some interest for you.
Although the latest 2006 Volvo C70 coupe-convertible seems to be one of the most successful attempts at creating a two-door coupe with a hardtop roof (other vehicles, even the glamorous Mercedes-Benz SLK, with their long trunks and rather short cabins looks a little bit lousy, you know), the German Heico Sportiv tuning company dares to add some final touches that make the C70 look really gorgeous. For the money, of course.