It is based on the Volvo P2 platform, shared with the first generation Volvo S80 and other large Volvo cars. As Volvo's top-selling vehicle in the United States, the XC90 was also Volvo's best selling model worldwide in with 85, cars sold. Make: Volvo.
Volvo will always make safety their top priority, but the Swedish wing of Ford Motor's Premier Automotive Group is also moving upscale with modern new vehicles like the XC90 sport utility, S60 R performance sedan and overhauled S80 flagship sedan. The man who directed Volvo's design department for 11 years, Peter Horbury, has risen through the ranks after injecting Volvo's range with modernity and sex appeal to become Ford's executive director of design for North America. While Volvo must be pleased with its newfound vitality and would-be glamour, enjoying the company's safe cars is becoming an expensive proposition.
I met Volvo for the first time in the year My dad introduced us, both shy and unsure of our futures, on a balmy summer day not long after my 16th birthday. And then, the Volvo died. My fault.
See why! Many of the NaijaCarNews. Volvo has now been seen to be clearly determined in its plans to make all of the cars produced by the company as safe as possible in all human ways.
Teenaged drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision than a person who is age 20 or higher. According to IIHS data, ina total of 1, teenagers died driving a car, riding a motorcycle, or riding in a car driven by a teenager. So you need to get your child the safest possible car to drive.
Q-Your recent column on five vehicles not to buy for teens is anything but helpful to parents wrestling with the problem of a first car for their child. Your assumption that a car should be small and sporty discounts a parent's concern for the reliability and safety of their child under any conditions. Your obvious personal dislike of Volvo should also be addressed.
The student parking lot at my daughter's high school can be a dangerous place: inexperienced drivers trying to navigate narrow spaces while dodging classmates cutting across the lot from all directions. But one potential danger that really stuck with me the other day when I dropped her off at school was the Volvo sedan -- circa -- parked alongside the curb. I'm sure the teenager's well-meaning parents figured it was a perfect choice for their newbie driver.
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One of the scariest thoughts to me is seeing one of my two daughters driving away in a car. At ages 5 and 7, I have a while before that day comes. With that thought in mind, I decided to do a little research on what folks are doing these days to prepare their children for the biggest responsibility they have ever faced.