2018 Volvo XC40 Keeps Rivals Afraid

Volvo adds another model to its SUV lineup; the compact XC40. Peter Mertens, Volvo’s Research and Development head, stated that this new model will spark of a series of 40 others when it arrives in the beginning of 2018, according to Autocar. The brand expects that the addition of the XC40 would tremendously boost their Read more about 2018 Volvo XC40 Keeps Rivals Afraid[…]

Looks Really Matter – 2018 Volvo XC40 vs BMW X2

Expected to show up and make waves at the 2016 Paris Auto Show in October is the 2017 BMW X2, which sits just above the BMW X1 with plenty of shared hardware besides many similarities to the Range Rover Evoque. Although it would be arriving later in early 2018, the Volvo XC40 would be primed Read more about Looks Really Matter – 2018 Volvo XC40 vs BMW X2[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Targets 367hp Audi RS Q3

If there is one weapon in Volvo’s armory that rivals should be afraid of, it’s the automaker’s performance arm Polestar. The folks on from that division has just turned the XC90 T8 PHEV into the most powerful vehicle in the brand’s lineup by pushing output up from 400hp and 472lb-ft torque to 421hp and 501lb-ft Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Targets 367hp Audi RS Q3[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Menace – Aims At Evoque, Audi Q3

Based on the overwhelming response to the 2016 Volvo XC90, expectations for the upcoming Volvo XC40 are high. It is going to showcase the capabilities of Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), and the offers the vehicle a cutting edge against rivals. Unlike the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) that underpins the brand’s 90-series vehicles, CMA offers Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Menace – Aims At Evoque, Audi Q3[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Sorry Diesel Fans!

Unlike the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid vehicles crafted upon the automaker’s larger Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) that is going to underpin Volvo’s 40-series vehicles have a T5 Twin Engine hybrid setup. It is probably the most exciting feature of the Volvo XC40, S40, and V40 models besides their premium Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Sorry Diesel Fans![…]

2017 Nissan Rogue: New Rivals In Audi Q3, Volvo XC40?

The Nissan Qashqai, known as the Rogue in the US and the X-Trail in Asia Pacific, has been selling so well that Nissan believes it could take on the premium compact crossover segment, mainly because the top-trim Qashqai Tekna has been selling too well with European buyers. Plans are reportedly underway to come up with Read more about 2017 Nissan Rogue: New Rivals In Audi Q3, Volvo XC40?[…]

2017 Volvo S40: Proper Model 3 Rival At Last!

When word got out that Volvo’s performance division Polestar has plans to create high-output racers out of the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variants of the automaker’s vehicles, thoughts immediately went to the XC90 T8 taking on the Tesla Model X. But pitting those two against one another, despite them both being luxury SUVs, Read more about 2017 Volvo S40: Proper Model 3 Rival At Last![…]

2017 Volvo XC40: New Design Aims At Evoque

The SPA-based Volvo XC90 dons a conservative Scandinavian design that has seemed to work well enough to manage record-breaking sales for Volvo. Thankfully the automaker isn’t content with sticking to one design for its entire lineup. It isn’t going to follow in the footsteps of Audi, and the new concepts for the upcoming 2017 Volvo Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: New Design Aims At Evoque[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Scare For Lexus NX, Audi Q3

Because of how successful the 2016 Volvo XC90 has been, expectations are high for the Volvo XC40, which is going to premiere Volvo’s new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) that it developed with parent company Geely. A teaser of the compact crossover revealed the profile of its gorgeous Thor’s Hammer headlights which is Volvo’s new signature Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Scare For Lexus NX, Audi Q3[…]

2017 Volvo XC40 Slams Thor’s Hammer On BMW X1, Audi Q3!

Now that Volvo has proven the worth of its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), it is preparing to bring out its next phase of revival which would put behind it all the prior years of near-oblivion. The first vehicle from the automaker’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) is going to be debuted by its 40-series vehicles, beginning Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40 Slams Thor’s Hammer On BMW X1, Audi Q3![…]

2016 Volvo XC90: Smaller BMW X1, Tesla Model Y Rival Up Next

Few expected Volvo, after being handed over to Geely by Ford, would make such a turnaround with just one SUV. The 2016 Volvo XC90 is set for its first full year and will be accompanied by the S90 sedan for half of it. At this point Volvo is working on replacing its lineup with new Read more about 2016 Volvo XC90: Smaller BMW X1, Tesla Model Y Rival Up Next[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: New Wave Of Electric Compact SUVs, With Performance!

The 2016 Volvo XC90 and 2017 Volvo S90 have done considerably well to signal the revival of the Swedish premium brand, and confirmed the success of Volvo’s first attempt with its new wave of cars with the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). But that’s just the first phase. The jury’s still out on whether the Compact Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: New Wave Of Electric Compact SUVs, With Performance![…]