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2009 Volvo C30 Polestar - 450bhp monster
The forgotten hot hatch concept that packed a monster 450bhp 336kW punch FORGOTTEN FAST CARSA manufacturer’s image is important and it is something Volvo has struggled with. On one hand it is a brand renowned for its safety prowess, with endless jokes about the cars and people who buy them. Alternatively, there’s a slightly demented side to the Swedish stalwart that loves to go racing and create spicy road-going performance cars.
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Market Insight Volvo 200 Series
Good news if you already own a Volvo 240 or 260, but bad news if you're hoping to buy one. That's because values of these boxiest of classics have been increasing steadily over the past few years, to the point that they've proved to be a tidy investment for anybody who got in on the action a little while ago. MARKET INSIGHT Volvo 200 SeriesKevin Price is the man with his finger on the pulse; he founded the Volvo Enthusiasts' Club (volvoenthusiastsclub.co.
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Life Cycle 1958 Volvo PV444
In the same family since new, this Volvo is about to embark on its next journey – to the third country it’s called home Words SAM DAWSON Photos JORDAN BUTTERS LIFE STORY OF A 1958 Volvo PV444Life Cycle 1958 – The Olsen family buys a Volvo PV444  On 13 February 1958, brothers Gunnar and Olaf Olsen set off on a perilous and tragic snowbound two-hour bus journey from their hometown of Vest Agder, southern Norway, to the Volvo dealership in Kristiansand, to pick up a new PV444.
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Market Watch 1995 Volvo 850 T5-R
I was there to witness the Volvo 850 T5-R miracle. A press car appeared in the BBC Pebble Mill car park – where those early-Nineties series of Top Gear were filmed – and Clarkson and I took it for a spin. We ripped through Birmingham, front tyres fighting for grip and out onto the M6, laughing out loud at the amazing, incredible urge. That day we both sensed that this was a seminal moment in Volvo’s history. A break from its sensible heritage with a large helping of Swedish mischief.
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Used car buyer’s guide Volvo XC40
The XC40 is Volvo’s first foray into the compact SUV market, and will soon be followed up by a SUV-Coupé edition named C40, though that car will be exclusively pure-electric and sold online. As the XC40 didn’t have a predecessor to worry about, all of the people that bought the XC40 were new to the brand, though there might have been a few V40 owners upgrading and perhaps some XC60 customers downsizing. The story of the XC40 started in May 2016, when Volvo revealed a pair of concept cars.
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