How Volvo’s Drive-E Engines Make the Most Out of Turbocharging For Better Efficiency and Power

 

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Back in 2013, Volvo announced a new family of engines known as “Drive-E.” Like many of the brand’s powertrains that came before, the family of new T5, T6, and T8 engines used a form of forced induction called “turbocharging.” But where this translates to “speed” for many of our customers, the secret behind what makes sedans like the S60 so fun to drive and efficient can be found in how Volvo uses this technology.

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Twenty Years of Volvo All-Wheel Drive: The Present, and What’s to Come

 

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In our last blog post, we mentioned a Volvo wagon that many long-time owners might be familiar with. In 1997, the 850 Estate became the first model the brand sold with their own all-wheel drive system underpinning it. Twenty years on, the Swedish automaker’s AWD technology has continued to evolve thanks to constant innovation, and the new Drive-E family of engines. But as impressive as the system found in the new 2018 XC60 might be, what’s coming down the pike is nothing short…

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Why Our Volvo Lineup is a Smarter, Safer Choice Than Ever!

 

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If you’ve caught a Volvo commercial on TV, or even heard someone talk about their new XC90, you might have found yourself thinking, “wait, what happened to them?” At first blush, it may seem like the Swedish carmaker has ditched its emphasis on family-function and safety in favor of luxury, but in truth, they’ve done no such thing. While the premium appointments are more opulent than ever, Volvo has also continued to innovate on the safety and security front.

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Innovative Safety Technology in Volvo Vehicles Throughout the Years

When it comes to engineering a Volvo vehicle, safety has always been the largest focus. Since 1959, Volvo has been using innovative safety technology to save the lives of those in the vehicle and others around them on the road. Today, many of the latest safety technology comes in the form of driver assist technologies and the use of cameras and radars to monitor the road. But when you look back on the history of Volvo engineering and the commitment to safety, you can see that at one time it was a simple as a safety belt.

 

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The Adventurous Options in Volvo SUVs

When it comes to taking advantage of all the adventures to be had in and outside of the greater Phoenix area, you need an adventurous SUV that’s up to the challenges. Here at Volvo Cars Gilbert, we understand this. That’s why we maintain an inventory well-stocked with new SUV models, including the 2018 Volvo XC60 and the 2018 Volvo XC90. 

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What to Expect with the 2018 Volvo Models

With each new model year comes another evolutionary step in a vehicle’s legacy and our fleet of Volvo vehicles. Here at Volvo Cars Gilbert, we maintain an inventory of new Volvo vehicles, including several 2018 models. For all of those people thinking about making the switch to a Volvo vehicle, our fleet consists of different SUVs, Sedans, and Crossover-Wagons providing a different level of performance, style, and capability to match the needs and wants of your lifestyle.

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Introducing the Polestar 1

 

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Recently, Polestar, Volvo Car Group's new performance brand, revealed the future of electric performance vehicles in the new Polestar 1. Polestar has plans confirmed for their first three models, the first of which appears to be the recently unveiled Polestar 1. Set to be rolled off the line midway through 2019, the Grand Tourer Coupe Polestar 1 is said to offer 600 horsepower and be packed with revolutionary technology, including a fully electric drivetrain that will separate it from every other vehicle on the road…

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What Comes Standard in the 2018 Volvo S60?

 

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If you're looking for a stylish new sports sedan that can help you stand out here in the greater Phoenix, AZ area, look no further than our great selection of new 2018 Volvo S60 models here at Volvo Cars Tempe. The S60 is unlike other sports sedans on the market because it offers a unique mix of athleticism, luxury and style that you'll only find in a Volvo vehicle. And with a surprisingly well-equipped base T5 Dynamic model, you don't have…

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2018 Volvo XC90 Now Comes With Standard Pilot Assist II, And More!

 

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It’s hard to believe that the 2018 Volvo XC90 was updated to its new generation only three years ago. Mostly because in that time, it hasn’t just become very popular with American drivers, but because it’s become the most awarded premium utility of the 21st century. But that doesn’t get people behind the wheel. Substance does. And the particular kind that the 2018 XC90 has on tap has been expanded for the new model year.

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Experience Luxury and Athleticism Like You've Never Seen Before in the New 2018 Volvo S60 and Volvo S90

 

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If you're looking for a unique luxury sedan that can provide you with unmatched luxury, inimitable style and world class features, look to the new 2018 Volvo S60 and 2018 Volvo S90 to provide you with it all. Both the S60 and S90 are classified as midsize luxury sedans, although the S90 offers a more spacious cabin. Both vehicles are designed to deliver upscale luxury in a unique Scandinavian way through natural materials, state of the art technology and an athletic performance that…

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