Polestar, Polestar 1, Volvo Polestar, Torquing Cars

After we gave you your first look at the new Polestar 1 – the first model from Polestar after establishing themselves as a standalone performance electric brand – today the Swedish based firm has unveiled the Polestar 1 in full.   Based upon the SPA modular architecture that underpins the … Read moreContinue Reading

Volvo, Volvo S90, D5 AWD, S90 D5 AWD, PowerPulse, Torquing Cars

The executive sedan is a tricky thing for manufacturers to do.  See, anyone can build a compact executive sedan – a 3 Series rival whose size and price is fairly approachable for the layman.  Executive sedans, not so much; they’re large, packed with tech, and usually have price tags beyond … Read moreContinue Reading

Volvo S90, Volvo, S90, SPA, Scalable Product Architecture, Torquing Cars

You know the rather special Volvo XC90?  Well there’s a BMW 5-Series rivaling sedan arriving soon based on the same SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) modular platform – the Volvo S90; and Volvo SA has just released pricing on the halo sedan.   Expected to arrive at the end of 2016, … Read moreContinue Reading

Volvo, Volvo XC60, XC60, D5, Inscription, Torquing Cars

It’s Europe’s best selling SUV, which isn’t surprising when you consider it’s bigger brother is one of the best selling SUVs ever.  But with an increasing weight behind moving to greener technologies, the Volvo XC60 is yet to adopt the full range of Volvo’s Drive-E engines.  Ahead of the full … Read moreContinue Reading

Volvo XC90 T8, Volvo XC90, Review, Hybrid, PHEV, Torquing Cars

It’s 10:30 in the AM, Sandton and surrounding areas are their usual congestive chaos.  I await the street light’s imminent change to green in silence – the norm for modern cars equipped with stop/start technology.  But the silence continues as I pull away, and then reach the next intersection… and … Read moreContinue Reading