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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.

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Volvo SENSUS Designed Around You

Volvo SENSUS – ergonomic high-tech SENSUS is Volvos new all-encompassing infotainment and information system. A bit like a smart-phone, SENSUS is designed to be adaptable, it can be personalized and it will grow as technology develops. It is just another way that your Volvo is truly Designed Around You.

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Volvo XC70 and S80 get a hi-tech boost

The recently updated Volvo XC70 and S80 are now available with Volvo’s latest infotainment and safety technology as well are more refined and efficient drivelines. The Volvo XC70 and S80 have been updated with a number of new features that further emphasise the company’s focus on cars designed around the needs and wishes of people […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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First eagle wins a Volvo S80

This year one lucky Nedbank Golf Challenge player could drive away in a gorgeous new Volvo S80 D5 – he simply needs to be the first to score an eagle on the 17th hole. The S80 is Volvo’s flagship of elegant design and excellent driving comfort, and builds on its predecessor’s reputation for exclusive driving […]

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Elegant and Assertive Design

The new Volvo S80 now has a lower and wider stance which greatly increases the vehicle’s road presence. The grille’s larger iron mark and the new brightwork (on the air intakes, lower sections of the doors and below the taillights) enhance the car’s distinctive impression and tougher appearance.

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Safety the building blocks of every Volvo

The new S80 is Volvo’s most sophisticated vehicle to date – in terms of performance, sleek design, luxury and, of course, safety. Volvo Cars has a holistic approach to safety, which encompasses both preventive and protective safety. Preventive safety – the avoidance of accidents – was one of the most important starting points when the […]

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Volvo S80 aggressive elegance

The second generation S80, Volvo’s exclusive executive sedan, brings a large dose of confidence, dynamic driving and pure luxury to the Volvo line-up. The S80 is Volvo’s flagship of elegant design and excellent driving comfort, and the new Volvo S80 builds on its predecessor’s reputation for exclusive driving pleasure, but adds a lot more muscle […]

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All-new five-cylinder diesel engine and new chassis alternatives

Locally, the new Volvo S80 is available with a choice of three engines: a new 2.5T petrol, new D5 diesel and the powerful 3.0T which was also found in the previous generation. The driving experience in the refreshed Volvo S80 has been elevated with a new D5 engine that offers an impressive 151kW and 420 […]

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The refreshed Volvo S80

The refreshed Volvo S80 – first class exclusiveness and driving properties The refreshed Volvo S80 is the result of an intensive dialogue between Volvo Cars’ project group and the discerning customers in the premium sedan segment. “We are ready to give the competition a tough match. With the new S80, we’re placing the bar at […]

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Two new five-cylinder diesels from Volvo

Two new five-cylinder diesels from Volvo: More power and less fuel consumption Volvo Cars is introduced two entirely new five-cylinder, 2.4-litre turbodiesel engines at the Geneva Motor Show to give the customers the attractive possibility to combine more power with class-leading fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

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Five models from 125 to 200 hp give Volvo one of the market’s broadest ranges of E85 models

Volvo Cars has one of the car market’s broadest ranges of E85 models. All told, five models are on offer, each available with one or two Flexifuel engines. Most recently, the Volvo V70 and Volvo S80 were introduced with a five-cylinder 2.5-litre turbocharged Flexifuel engine producing 147 kW (200 horsepower) and 300 Nm of torque.

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Volvo’s Twin Scroll turbocharger makes S80 3.0T engine a smooth operator

3.0T engine adds extra dimension to the S80 engine range Maximum torque on tap from just 1 500 rpm Twin scroll turbocharger technology delivers power smoothly Volvo’s signature Scandinavian luxury sedan, the Volvo S80, now receives a smooth power injection in the shape of the technologically advanced six-cylinder, 210 kW 3.0T performance engine which delivers […]

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New 6-cylinder turbo and Swedish luxury forms inviting combination in S80 3.0T

An inviting combination of aesthetics and functional technology came to life when Volvo Cars’ engineers and designers fused the new 210 kW 6-cylinder turbocharged engine with modern Swedish design features in the elegant and dynamic profile of the luxurious S80 3.0T. The efficient delivery of the turbo-engines power – channeled through Volvo Cars All-Wheel Drive […]

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Volvo Cars launches new Alcoguard to help reduce alcohol-related road accidents

Fuel-cell technology – accurate and reliable Integrated solution for increased user-friendliness Sales start in early 2008 (S80, V70 and XC70) Alcoguard is in the cycleplan for the XC60 Volvo Cars was the first car manufacturer to launch an innovative feature aimed at helping to reduce the number of road accidents caused by drink-driving. Alcoguard is […]

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All new Volvo S80 Advanced driving systems contribute to increased safety margins

A new generation of driving and support systems helps the driver to make the right decision BLIS and IDIS make it easier to control the driving situation Active Bi-Xenon Light follows the bends in the road New advanced functions help shorten the braking distance Personal Car Communicator – unique, pocket-sized security control The all new […]

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Volvo S80 Advanced technology provides first-class driving experience

Highly advanced body structure boasts exceptional torsional rigidity Active chassis helps improve driving properties, whatever the situation All-Wheel Drive distributes power to ensure optimal roadholding Adjustable power steering and electronic parking brake make life easier for driver The all-new Volvo S80 has been developed to provide a high-class experience behind the wheel. A rigid body […]

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New six-cylinder in-line engine powers all-new Volvo S80

An entirely new high-efficiency six-cylinder in-line engine is being unveiled with the all-new Volvo S80. It features an advanced induction system that contributes to both good performance and impressive fuel efficiency. Several innovative solutions also make it possible to create a remarkably compact engine. As a result, it can be installed transversely in the engine […]

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The all new Volvo S80 – Audio and communication systems of premium luxury class

Digital technology contributes to natural sound reproduction Dolby Pro Logic II Surround with adjustable audio profile World-renowned loudspeakers from Dynaudio MP3 and WMA formats Handsfree with Bluetooth and mobile phone Faster RTI The all new Volvo S80 has been designed to provide a total experience of unparalleled quality. Luxury with a Scandinavian touch in design, […]

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The all-new Volvo S80

Advanced system thinking behind the high safety level in the all-new Volvo S80 Patented front structure with a high energy absorption capacity Compact, transverse engines with space to move for effective deformation Side impact airbags with separate chest and hip chambers New generation of the Whiplash Protection System with a more compliant action Inbuilt pedestrian […]

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All-new Volvo S80 challenges class leaders with Scandinavian luxury

Aesthetics and technology in an inviting and intelligent way New V8 and in-line 6-cylinder engines Cruise Control with Collision Warning and Brake Support A new competitor is about to enter the luxury sedan car market in South Africa – combining Scandinavian luxury with a dynamic design language, firm focus on high comfort, smooth driving properties […]

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All-new Volvo S80 in Scandinavian luxury packaging

Designed to express elegance, alertness and smooth movement Super-slim centre console with refined design and smart functions Flagship model powered by world’s most compact V8 engine New 3.2 litre in-line six-cylinder expands engine range Active chassis helps improve driving properties, whatever the situation All-Wheel Drive distributes power in V8 to ensure optimal roadholding Volvo Cars […]

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Volvo S80 Performance and driving comfort in the premium class

The world’s most compact V8 engine All new, transverse, six-cylinder, in-line engine Energy-efficient, in-house manufactured turbo diesel Five-cylinder light-pressure turbo petrol engine With the all new Volvo S80, Volvo Cars is further reinforcing its position in the premium car segment. A powerful, impressive-sounding V8 engine and an entirely new, extremely compact in-line six offer top-class […]

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Difficulties At TGRSA

DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

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5 July, 2022

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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5 July, 2022

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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