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New Volvo V60 breaks cover

New Volvo V60

Meet the handsome new Volvo V60 – a new family estate set to arrive in the UK towards the end of 2018. Looking not unlike a smaller scale V90, the new car will start at £31,810 and replace the current (very good) V60 which was launched in 2011. The new …

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Ice cool I-Pace leads Jaguar’s electric charge

Jaguar I-Pace winter testing

Jaguar’s first all-electric performance car has been undergoing testing in Arctic conditions at -40°C. The I-Pace SUV and its all-wheel drive system tamed sub-zero conditions at Jaguar Land Rover’s cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, Sweden. Due to receive its global premiere on March 6 at the Geneva Motor Show, …

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Self-driving shuttle buses hit Stockholm’s streets

Ericsson Shuttle Bus Stockholm

Autonomous buses have started sharing the road with pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles in a bustling business district of Stockholm, Sweden. Travelling at speeds of up to 15mph, the 100% electric vehicles offer a sneak peek into the future of urban transport. They can carry up to 11 passengers, plus …

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Jaguar XF Sportbrake skis into record books

Graham Bell and the Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Former Olympic skier Graham Bell and Jaguar have set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest towed speed on skis. Brit Bell was pulled along by a Jaguar XF Sportbrake, reaching an average top speed of 117mph, to smash the previous record by more than 47mph. With temperatures of …

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Why Jose Mourinho’s a Jag man…

Jaguar reveals what makes Mourinho tick - phot credit Andy Hooper

Watch Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveal what it takes to be “special” as he takes to the streets in a Jaguar XJ. “Jaguar for me represents passion and performance,” says Mourinho. “It’s one thing to play for a club, or to coach a club, another is to play or …

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Milestone as VW Golf overtakes Volvo in Sweden

Volvo V90

Sweden’s best-selling car in 2016 was not a Volvo – the first time that’s happened in more than half a century. Instead, the Volkswagen Golf was the No 1 car, according to the country’s carmakers’ association, Bil Sweden, which also reported a record 372,000 new registrations – up 8% on …

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World’s oldest Ford Mustang owner

97-year old Lennart Ribring with his new 5.0-litre V8 Ford Mustang

Meet 97-year-old Swede Lennart Ribring, who’s just bought a brand new 5.0-litre V8 Ford Mustang. Looking for a “little fun in life”, the nonagenarian thrill-seeker says the 412bhp fastback, capable of 155mph and 0-62mph in 4.8 seconds, is “the real thing”. Young-at-heart Lennart fell in love with Mustangs after being …

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Happy birthday Volvo Amazon

Volvo Amazon

Volvo is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the classic Amazon. Named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, it is still one of the most iconic models in the Swedish car giant’s history. The new four-door model was revealed during the first weekend of September in 1956. Its bold design …

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New MG’s extreme adventures

New MG GS SUV on test in Australia

MG’s first SUV, the GS, goes on sale in June – and it’s been through some testing times. The GS has travelled more than 750,000 miles as part of its test programme, braving the 46°C heat of Australia’s Alice Springs and -30° chills of Arjeplog in Sweden. MG says the …

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Mourinho’s Jaguar F-Pace ice adventure

José Mourinho in a Jaguar F-Pace

Ex-Chelsea manager José Mourinho has been learning the art of high speed drifting and full throttle ice driving. Now with a little more time on his hands, Mourinho was testing the new Jaguar F-Pace prototype ahead of the first UK customer deliveries in late spring. The challenge took place at …

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