A lot of news about the latest SUV lately, but have you ever wondered which are the best? CNN has tried to make a selection of the best five luxury SUV. And the nominals are: 0Best 5 Luxury SUV0 Mercedes GL450: price - $67820, powertrain - 355-horsepower 4.6-liter V8, 7-speed automatic transmission, highs - Acceleration, ride, quietness, roomy third-row seat, fit and finish, towing capacity, lows - Controls, premium fuel, no rear-view camera Mercedes-Benz R500: price - $62050, (...)
Inside information from Volvo points that the Swedish manufacturer is preparing a baby XC90 to compete against the BMW X3. The compact SUV is expected to be introduced as a concept car in next January at the Detroit North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The production version called XC60, will arrive several month later either as a 2008 or 2009 year model.
The Volvo Car Corporation has built a mini-Volvo that takes care of very special transport requirements during the European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg. The car, which is a 1:5 scale model of a Volvo XC90, was developed to be able to, quickly and smoothly, transport javelins, hammers or discuses from the place where they land, back to the thrower again.
Volvo Cars has hand-built four unique small bodies, mounted on electrically driven chassis developed by the Nordic Sport (...)
In response to customer demand, Volvo Car Corporation is expanding the XC90 range with a new variant - the Volvo XC90 Sport. With a dynamic chassis setting and a unique appearance and specifications, the Volvo XC90 Sport will offer drivers more enjoyable handling and desirability.
Volvo Cars presented His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, with one of its Sport Utility Vehicles. The keys of the car have been delivered to the Pope in the Vatican, on Wednesday June 28th, with a short ceremony after the Papal Audience.
On Wednesday June 28, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has received the keys of the Volvo XC90 that Volvo Car Corporation has presented him with. The delivery of the keys to the Pope has taken place in the Vatican, during a short ceremony after the Papal (...)
With an unprecedented number of new models launched by Volvo this year, there will be no less than two all-new cars, two models that have just been refreshed and the exciting C30 Design Concept among the Volvo highlights at the British International Motor Show (BIMS) at London’s Excel from the 20 to the 30 July.
In addition, Volvo is also taking part in the motor show cavalcade through London on Sunday 16 July with a classic Volvo P1800, an all-new Volvo C70 coupe/convertible and an XC90 on (...)
In its largest-ever tie-in with a major motion picture, Volvo Car Corporation will support its official promotion of Disney’s upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest with a global, multi-media treasure hunt for a Volvo XC90 V8 that has been buried somewhere in the world.
Beginning June 12 through July 11, individuals nationwide can visit their local Volvo retailer to pick up a free treasure map. Once online, they are asked to go to www.volvocars.us/thehunt to register for the (...)
The Volvo XC90, the SUV from Volvo Cars that has won numerous awards, has been on the market since 2002 and has become very popular, not least among large families. The reasons for this are not only the roomy cabin and comfortable seating for seven people. One of the most compelling arguments is the high level of safety, which is based on a number of solutions and systems that were unique for an SUV at the time the car was launched.
Volvo Cars has the world’s most advanced testing facility (...)
The world launch of the new Volvo XC90 will take place at New York International
Auto Show 2006.
The all-new Volvo S80 will be presented for the first time
on the US market. On the new Volvo XC90 will be showen the new Park Assist
You will find Volvo Cars’ stand in Jacob Javits Convention, New York, New York. Stand no. 208.
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The XC70 masterfully blends the best attributes of a Volvo premium wagon with the all-road, all-weather capabilities of a four-season adventure vehicle. Building on Volvo’s philosophy of continuous refinement, the XC70 receives an enhanced standard all-wheel drive system for 2006. Other changes include an expanded list of equipment for the Convenience Package as well as two new exterior colors.
Making its debut in mid-2005, the XC90 V8 became the most powerful model in Volvo’s history. The transversely mounted, compact V8 was tailor-made for the XC90 using a 60-degree “V” configuration. It displaces 4.4-liters and features state-of-the-art technology with 32-valves and continuously variable intake and exhaust valve timing (CVVT). The naturally aspirated V8 develops 311 horsepower at 5,850 rpm and 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,900 rpm. In addition to providing premium SUV buyers with the power of a V8, the engine is also the first V8 to meet the stringent ULEV II emissions standards.