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Rust in peace: Volvo F 408

I photographed the Volvo F 408 pictured below off of a main road just a stone’s throw from the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The wind deflector on top of the cab reads “djurtransport” which, if my Swedish is correct, means it was once used to transport animals. 98 more words


The Volvo XC90 is the 'nanny state' of family cars

There’s no doubting the XC90 is one of the finest SUVs on the market. Even so, I’ve discovered some niggling faults over the last seven days which would annoy me if this was my own car. 251 more words


30 years ago: The Volvo 240 Turbo wins the European Touring Car Championship

Volvo is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its first-ever European Touring Car Championship (ETCC) victory. The Swedish car maker was awarded the driver’s championship after a heavily-modified 240 Turbo won a race that took place on the Estoril track in Portugal on October 13th, 1985. 607 more words


1995 Volvo 960 Review

Just like manual transmissions, station wagons are a dying breed in the U.S. Unfortunately, they are being cannibalized by the market’s trend towards SUVs. The image and the lofty driving position that an SUV provides are proving to be irresistible to consumers. 1,436 more words