To demonstrate their durability and traction control system, Volvo Trucks put Sophie, a 4 year-old girl behind the wheel of an 18-ton truck, and asked her to drive it through a challenging obstacle course. For safety’s sake, she used a remote control. Thank goodness.
After pioneering the crossover wagon, Volvo is back with a new niche: the crossover sedan. The all-road version of the S60 has an increased ride height, 18″ to 19″ wheels and will come in 254hp AWD and 190hp FWD variants.
Volvo Trucks hired Jean-Claude Van Damme to perform an insane split between two of their trucks as they drive backwards down a runway – showing off not only the power of JCVD, but the stability of the trucks and the skill of their drivers.
Polestar Performance amps up the normally tame Volvo S60 with a 508hp turbocharged engine that can propel it from 0 to 62 in 3.9 secs, along with sporty 19-inch wheels and Brembo brakes.
Volvo demos its latest tech, a pedestrian-avoidance system which is supposed to detect people in the direct path of the oncoming car. Looks like they need to stamp this one “Beta.”
Nouphone J. Bansasine’s Volvo SC90 sports sedan concept has been described as having “immense amounts of convex and concave surfacing”, which is a long way of saying that it is damn sexy.