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Volvo V90 T8 Estate coming to Australia

Volvo’s V90 T8 Estate will arrive in Australia early next year boasting the same 304kW power output as Holden’s Commodore SS Sportwagon. Despite the T8 designation, the Volvo Estate does not have a V8 petrol engine like our homegrown Holden

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Volvo XC90 T8 Polestar revealed

The most powerful Volvo ever is a large SUV with a plug-in hybrid powertrain tagged the XC90 T8 with Polestar Performance Optimisation. Australian pricing is already available for the performance Volvo flagship and, while it does come with a hefty

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Volvo quits V8 Supercars

Volvo performance division Polestar is pulling factory support for V8 Supercars just three years after its entry to the local racing series. At the launch of the S60 Polestar production car in 2013, it was announced the Swedish brand would

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Volvo S60 and V60 Polestars cop 270kW four-cylinder

Volvo’s Polestar models have a new star of the show – a 2.0-litre turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine. As exclusively revealed by MOTOR earlier this year, the latest Polestar S60 sedan and V60 wagon versions have switched from 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder

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Volvo Polestars axed; faster ones coming

Production of the turbocharged six-cylinder S60 Polestar ceases this month, however an AMG-baiting turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder replacement is confirmed to arrive later this year. Volvo Australia expects the lightly facelifted S60 Polestar will be faster and more powerful than

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V8 Volvo with straight pipes = awesome

Want a V8 Volvo that sounds like an AMG? Step this way. A YouTube user in Poland has posted video of his 2007 4.4-litre V8-powered S80 with straight pipes. True, the pipes aren’t straight the whole way (and these videos

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Volvo S90 and V90 to get Polestar treatment

Volvo clearly didn’t purchase its Polestar tuning outfit for nothing – the company wants to expand high-performance offerings to include the recently revealed S90 sedan. The Swedish marque’s good looking flagship is built on the modular SPA platform to be

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