VOLVO

5th February 2020
1988 Volvo 340 GL 1.7

This Volvo 340 GL is far nicer than a knitted toilet roll holder

Roy is selling his delightful 1988 Volvo 340 GL. It comes with a stack load of receipts and the provenance of a small role in a play. Yours for £800.
1st April 2016
Volvo moth detection system

No moth should be killed or injured by a new Volvo

Safety in flight: PetrolBlog understands that Volvo is testing a number of safety devices as it aims to reduce the number of moth deaths to zero.
28th January 2016
Sexy Volvo 780 Coupe

Why the Volvo 780 is sexier than the P1800

It's generally accepted that the P1800 is the sexiest Volvo ever made. But PetrolBlog begs to differ. Step forward the glorious Volvo 780 coupe.
16th July 2015
Lady driving the Volvo golf cart

Fore! Who remembers the crazy Volvo Golf Cart?

In 2009, Volvo produced its first electric vehicle - the C70-inspired Volvo Golf Cart. It's probably the safest (and craziest) golf cart in the world.
8th May 2014

PetrolPod at the launch of Volvo’s new engine range

Robin and Gavin travel to the Peak District to test the new range of efficient Volvo engines. Plus even more waffle. Yes, it's time for PetrolPod.
29th April 2014
Volvo V40 T5 R-Design review on PetrolBlog

Volvo V40 T5: Terminal Velocity

The hair-raisingly rapid Volvo V40 T5 R is something of a stealth missile. At least, it would be, if it wasn’t so very, very blue. Daniel Bevis reports.
24th April 2014
Jeckyl and Hybrid - Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

Jeykll and Hybrid: Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design is here. Now, even more than ever, the eco-warrior estate car can show its full Jekyll and Hyde characteristics.
4th February 2014
2014 Volvo XC70 review

Growing old gracefully: the Volvo XC70

PetrolBlog reviews the 2014 Volvo XC70 and finds that, whilst it remains a class act in so many ways, it's no longer the default choice in the segment.
1st November 2013
2014 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design review

New and improved? 2014 Volvo XC60 AWD R-Design

PetrolBlog reviews the new 2014 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design and finds that a raft of small changes help to make the premium concept SUV even better than ever.
5th October 2013
Volvo S60 T6 Polestar review

North Star: Volvo S60 T6 Polestar

PetrolBlog is let loose with the Volvo S60 T6 Polestar, a 329hp, all-wheel drive firecracker of a saloon car that's let down by a dodgy transmission.
4th June 2013
Volvo LCP2000 with rear hatch and doors open

Smells like fish and chips: Volvo LCP2000

Smell like fish and chips! It's 30 years since Volvo unveiled the futuristic and super-lightweight Volvo LCP2000 concept car. Three decades on - we still want one.
1st June 2013
The Weekend Supplement on PetrolBlog

The Weekend Supplement: June 1st 2013

Pinch and a punch, first day of the month. It's the PetrolBlog Weekend Supplement, featuring Goodwood, a tip-top Veyron replica, a look back at 1983, a Le Car and a Volvo 240.