2020 Volvo XC40 Review: A Refreshing Lack of Sport

I know it’s a little late in the year for it, but I want to talk about the Volvo XC40 and Halloween. You know how terrible companies are willing to put a “sexy” spin on any inanimate object for the sake of a Halloween costume? Yeah, the car world has its own version of the…

2020 Volvo XC90 T8 Review

There’s a bit-part character in Mad Men whose portfolio is filled with “the cure for the common X” taglines. If Danny Siegel got any amount of seat time with the 2020 Volvo XC90 he’d almost surely call it the cure for the common SUV. And he wouldn’t be wrong.

Lexus UX vs Volvo XC40 Comparison

The ever-growing number of compact luxury crossovers is giving automakers far more freedom to develop new vehicles than the sedan body styles they’re replacing ever did. More dramatic rooflines, more different sizes, and opportunities for brands that were left by the automotive roadside to bake a return to the forefront. Like Volvo‘s compact XC40. Massively…

2020 Polestar 1: First Drive

Although the 1 is an extremely comely car, it is also a vaguely disappointing one. The quality of its materials, the ethos of its design, and the nature of its power delivery fail to live up to the promise made by its exterior. And although there’s nothing exactly wrong with the 1, it’s just that…

2020 Volvo XC60 Review

Ultimately, the XC60 is a very good base on which the Polestar Engineered department has done some very good work. But the competition isn’t exactly bad.