Posts tagged "Volvo"

2015 Volvo V60 T5 - Sport Vagn Ho - Review

"Parked Near Jets", the Power Blue Metallic 2015 Volvo V60 T5 Drive-E compact executive 5-door sport wagon has landed in the U.S.<br> <br> Starting price for front-drive models is $35,300. In well-equipped Premier Plus trim, with Sport and BLIS driver assistance packages make that $42,225.<br>
“Drive…He Said” sighs each time Europeans or Australians receive an elongated five-door Touring/ Estate version of some luxury sports sedan or another. From the land of pickled herring, Henning Mankell mysteries and assemble-it-yourself furniture, Volvo has always been a notorious proponent of the station wagon. Perhaps not since the early 1970′s P1800ES three-door “Shooting Brake” has... Read more »

2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD and 2013 Audi A4 Quattro - For This Driving Dimension - Review / Comparison

Belles of the AWD compact luxury sport sedan ball. (Top to Bottom): The 2013 Audi A4 2.0 Quattro and the 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD.
In another dimension drivers are as capable as a space-shuttle orbiter pilot.  Roads are dry as a bone. The only congestion on them is for those who have the sniffles. Occupants are light as feathers. Heavy cargo: there isn’t any. There the conventional wisdom of rear-wheel drive for optimal vehicle control works just fine. Reality... Read more »

2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design - Parked Near Jets

If the [just about to be] recently departed SAAB automobile line was “Born of Jets” (as a former ad campaign proclaimed) we at “Drive…Said” thought it was safe to claim the progeny of the single major surviving Swedish car maker, Volvo, are, “Parked Near Jets“.  We tested our theory with Volvo’s new for 2012 S60... Read more »
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