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  1. Fjording oversees new Volvo South Carolina plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Automotive News

    ... with Volvo - Gothenburg - and began her career at the automaker nearly 30 years ago as a design engineer on the Volvo 850. With avid interests in automotive engineering and nature, Fjording has brought numerous projects from concept to production ...

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  2. 1996 Aston Martin V8 Sportman shooting brakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | AutoWeek

    ... design of the Virage is a bit of an acquired taste -- an appreciation of the lines of the base Virage (or a Volvo 850) is perhaps a prerequisite here -- though we're not sure if the lack of roof rails helps or hurts the balance of the design. There ...

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  3. Seafood and safety are synonymous with Volvo's first 90 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Automotive News

    ... was that Volvo was officially chosen as the benchmark to set safety standards for all new cars. In 1991, the Volvo 850 debuted two world firsts to protect car occupants: its integrated SIPS (side-impact protection system) and an automatic ...

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  4. Volvo Cars Celebrates 90 Years at Techno Classica +VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Auto Channel

    ... total of 6,622 cars were built between 1977 and 1981. The 850 R was the high-performance version of the successful Volvo 850. It was launched in 1996 and was the successor to the 850 T5-R. The transversely mounted, 2.3-litre, inline five-cylinder ...

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  5. The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country Is The Lifted Wagon For People Who Dream Of Standing OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Jalopnik

    ... change as the revs climb, only increases in volume. Of course I'm biased. I got my driver's license in an old Volvo 850. It was a 1995 or 1996, if I remember correctly. Sure, the seats weren't very good and it smelled kind of funny inside, but it ...

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  6. Volvo Celebrates 20 Years Of All-Wheel Drive With A Firm Eye On The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Auto Channel

    ... testing of AWD systems goes back more than 20 years. The first AWD Volvo car to go into serial production was the Volvo 850 Estate, launched in May 1996 with the 193 hp 2.5-litre turbocharged I5T engine and a five-speed manual transmission. The ...

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  7. The first trailer from Top Gear's 24th season shows a hands-free drag raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... a Mercedes-Benz W210 a favorite of European cabbies but we aren't sure where Harris' boxy wagon fits in. Did the Volvo 850 Estate ever serve as a livery vehicle? But it's the basis for this comparison that's weird, because the hosts appear to be ...

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  8. Five cars Santa could replace his sleigh withRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... that glorious, howling 6.3-litre V12 under the bonnet and a 4WD drivetrain, we think he would find a way to cope. Volvo 850 BTCC is a bit off-topic. But we're talking about replacing a magical sleigh, so anything goes surely? Okay, so the Volvo 850 ...

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  9. Finn sets new speed record for car on 2 wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | BenzConnection

    ... and Kivimaki's car festooned with ad banners top, side, and bottom. The previous record was set 19 years ago in a Volvo 850. It was set by a Swedish driver who hit 112.6 mph with a flying start. Kivimaki set his record in a diesel BMW 330. Kivimaki ...

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  10. The Eight Coolest Cars of the 2016 Goodwood Revival Car ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Automobile Magazine

    Below, eight of our favorites from the Goodwood Revival parking lot. The Fiat 850 was built as a replacement for the 600 sedan, the Italian people's car that was the basis for many an Abarth special.

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