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Some exciting changes additions and updates for Volvo MY12 line-up Designed Around You

Volvo Car South Africa has released its Model Year 12 line-up and pricing, effective from July 2011. There are some exciting additions, such as the option of a silver roof on your C70 and audio streaming on all models, to make sure you stay up to date.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 7, 2011

Volvo ups the performance stakes R-Designs with a Polestar kick

Volvo Car South Africa is further adding to its performance credentials with the launch of the all-new Volvo S60 R-Design and Volvo V60 R-Design. And to shake things up even more – Volvo’s accredited Polestar conversion software will soon be available on most models in the Volvo range.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 7, 2011

Some exciting changes, additions and updates for Volvo’s MY12 line-up

Volvo Car South Africa has released its Model Year 12 line-up and pricing, effective from July 2011. There are some exciting additions, such as the option of a silver roof on your C70 and audio streaming on all models, to make sure you stay up to date. Volvo Car South Africa has given its entire […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 28, 2011

Volvo ups the performance stakes R-Design with a Polestar kick

Volvo Car South Africa is further adding to its performance credentials with the launch of the all-new Volvo S60 R-Design and Volvo V60 R-Design. And to shake things up even more – Volvo’s accredited Polestar conversion software will soon be available on most models in the Volvo range. Volvo Car South Africa recently hosted a […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 11, 2011

Volvo to introduce five new derivatives in its low-emissions DRIVe range

With the new vehicle emissions tax taking effect from 1 September 2010, the introduction of new derivatives in Volvo’s low-emissions DRIVe range locally is excellent news for buyers who don’t want to sacrifice quality, style and safety when making a ‘greener’ choice. New vehicle emissions tax in South Africa The 2009 Budget announced an ad […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 1, 2010

Volvo S40 2.0 Petrol Powershift

Volvo’s smooth Powershift gearbox cuts fuel consumption by 8 percent in the Volvo S40 The Volvo S40 2.0 petrol is now available with Volvo’s innovative new Powershift transmission. Volvo launched the popular diesel version, the Volvo S40 2.0D Powershift, in South Africa earlier this year. Due to high demand in Europe, however, the long-awaited petrol […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday August 22, 2009

Volvo S40 DRIVe awarded green car of the year

The Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe, featuring the new Start/Stop technology, has received top honours in the 2009 What Car? Green Car Awards. The ceremony took place at London City Hall on Monday 7 June and the award was handed over by Boris Johnson, the mayor of London.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 17, 2009

Volvo S40 2.0 Petrol Powershift

Volvo’s smooth Powershift gearbox cuts fuel consumption by 8 percent in the Volvo S40 The Volvo S40 2.0 petrol is now available with Volvo’s innovative new Powershift transmission. Volvo launched the popular diesel version, the Volvo S40 2.0D Powershift, in South Africa earlier this year. Due to high demand in Europe, however, the long-awaited petrol […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday July 22, 2009

CO2 emissions of only 115 and 118 g/km for the new Volvo C30, S40 and V50 1.6D DRIVe

The first fruits of Volvo Cars’ substantial investment in its DRIVe programme to find solutions to sustainable environmentally friendly transport is on display at this year’s Paris Motor Show. It is here that Volvo Cars launches its ultra-economical new diesel variants of the C30, S40 and V50 models with fuel consumption of just 4.4 litres/100 […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 3, 2008

With Powershift, the Volvo S40 & V50 have two transmissions in one

Fully-automatic and sequential six-speed transmission Twin wet clutches give extremely fast and smooth changes About 8% lower fuel consumption than conventional automatic transmission Optimised for powerful diesel engines The new Powershift gearbox that is now offered as the transmission in the two-litre turbodiesel versions of the Volvo S40 and V50 has not only improved the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 7, 2008

S40 and V50 combine fuel economy and a premium drive with Volvo’s new Powershift gearbox

Rising fuel costs, increasing traffic congestion and a growing emphasis on efficient, smaller engines with clean emissions are all reasons why the new Volvo S40 and V50 2.0D Powershift models are perfect motoring packages. The addition of the 6-speed Powershift gearbox, which offers the features of an automatic transmission, but with the performance and fuel […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 7, 2008

New Volvo S40 and V50 offers refined sportiness and an increased premium feel

Closer visual links with the larger Volvo models Increasing numbers of younger buyers with high premium demands Improved storage Enhanced driving pleasure New safety features Audio system of world class The design changes and improvements to the new Volvo S40 and V50 have resulted in an even better rounded and complete motoring package with enhanced […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 16, 2007

New Volvo S40 and V50 more dynamic looks and liberated storage space

Increased differentiation between the S40 and V50 New S40 front with lower, broader stance Sportier new grille creates a tougher V50 look Slimmer tail lamps and new rear bumper Larger and more practical storage space New real wood inlay – Nordic Light Oak Three levels of dynamic sound systems All sound systems now with AUX […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 16, 2007

5 engine derivatives in new Volvo S40 and V50 range, more power for T5

Turbocharged T5 petrol engine gets power boost New ratios, shifting points for 2.0D’s gearbox Range of 3 petrol engines offer power, fuel economy Two turbodiesel engines for torque, very low consumption The new Volvo S40 and V50 is launched with a wide range of petrol and diesel engines – including an upgraded T5 turbocharged unit […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 16, 2007

More dynamic looks, refined sportiness and increased premium feel for Volvo S40 & V50

Increased differentiation between S40 and V50 New S40 front with lower, broader stance Sportier new grille creates tougher V50 look Slimmer tail lamps and new rear bumper Larger and more practical storage space  New real wood inlay – Nordic Light Oak To take a successful car model and improve on it is never easy. Such […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 12, 2007

Another winning combination in Volvo’s S40 range

Powerful yet economical 4-cylinder engine in award-winning S40 body Comprehensive list of standard equipment, including leather seats New entry-level sedan in Volvo range at R215 000 Volvo Car South Africa has launched another winning combination in its popular S40 sedan range, adding a powerful yet economical 2-litre engine to the S40’s award-winning shape – with […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 28, 2006

A cool refreshment for Volvo Car’s S40 range

Sedan’s youthful attractiveness enhanced Comprehensive list of standard equipment, including leather seats Sport steering wheel and gear knob for flagship S40 T5 Changes adds up to making the S40 a young, cool, urban sedan The popular and top-selling S40 sedan range of Volvo Car South Africa has undergone quite a number of “refreshments” – from […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 28, 2006

132 kW turbodiesel boosts Volvo S40 and V50 model range

More powerful diesel range in the Volvo S40 and V50  Production start inGhentin early 2006 Annual target 10 000 cars Volvo Cars’ new D5 engine is now finding its way under the bonnet of the Volvo S40 and Volvo V50.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 2, 2005

Volvo S40 & V50 2.0D Advanced common rail turbodiesel

Advanced common rail turbodiesel with frugal consumption broadens powertrain options in S40, V50 Second generation, advanced common rail injection system Variable Nozzle Turbine technology for optimum turbo-boost Fuel consumption of 5,7 litres/100 km recorded in test cycle Catalytic converter reduces CO and HC emissions Particulate filter reduces emissions further Six-speed manual transmission for swift acceleration, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 14, 2005

Volvo S40 2.0D SA’s 2005 Car of the Year

SA’s 2005 Car of the Year gets a turbodiesel partner The Volvo S40 range, riding the crest of the wave after its 2.4i derivative was crowned as South Africa’s Car of the Year for 2005, has received another boost with the addition of a powerful turbodiesel engine in the 2.0D.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 14, 2005

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