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

Polestar, Polestar 1, Volvo Polestar, Concept

This is the Polestar 1 Concept before you’re supposed to see it… sort of.  Ahead of its full reveal tomorrow, Polestar – the newly separated standalone electrified performance brand once responsible for all things Volvo and fast – has been releasing small pieces of the puzzle that is the first … Read moreContinue Reading

2018 COTY, WesBank, COTY, Car of the Year, South African Car Of The Year, SAGMJ, Torquing Cars

After announcing a list of 21 semi-finalists for the 2018 WesBank and South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) Car of the Year competition, the guild yesterday announced a list of 10 finalists that will be taking part in the evaluation process in January 2018.  The 26 member Car of … 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