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It’s Been an Exciting Year for Volvo

This year has been a good one for the Swedish automaker, and here at 128 Volvo, we’re glad to see more and more folks in the Wakefield, MA area choosing the safety, expert craftsmanship, and overall reliability of the many vehicles in the Volvo lineup. After a spectacular July, Volvo Cars USA has reported YTD sales are up 29.3 percent year-over-year.



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Can a Car Inspire Joy? The Volvo XC90 Can

Dan Vogel loves cars, they captured his attention as a child and he’s held onto that fascination throughout his life. He even describes automobiles as “moving sculpture,” so to see him experience the 2016 Volvo XC90 and watch the joy spread across his face holds a certain gravitas. If a vehicle can inspire joy and passion in Dan Vogel, just imagine what it could do for you.

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It’s Not Thursday, but Let’s Throw it Back Anyway

Today, we at 123 Volvo thought we would take you on a little trip back to a simpler time: 1991. Okay, it wasn’t necessarily simpler, but it is the year the Volvo 850 debuted, bringing with it an iconic boxy design and four world-firsts: the transverse five-cylinder engine, the Delta-link rear axle, the integrated side-impact protection system, and the self-adjusting seatbelt. Join us below to see how this model influenced today’s Volvo lineup.




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Semi-Autonomous Driving to be Standard For 2017 Volvo XC90 | Wakefield, MA

Volvo Autonomous Driving 

Volvo is gearing up to unveil the all-new 2017 Volvo XC90 this fall with it's latest technology designed to provide drivers with autonomous driving - Pilot Assist II. Even more intriguing for drivers of the Wakefield, MA area is that Volvo has already announced that this feature will come as standard on the updated SUV and it will carry over to the S90 sedan.

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The S90 is the First Vehicle in the US to offer Semi-Autonomous Tech as Standard


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Aspiring Volvo drivers rejoice. The 2017 Volvo S90 is coming this summer and proves worthy of a wait. This is especially true as the S90 will be the first car in the US to offer semi-autonomous technology as a standard feature. While automakers race to launch the first autonomous vehicle, Volvo is proving to be ahead of the pack with its second-generation Pilot Assist technology, which assists with steering, acceleration, deceleration, and braking up to 80 mph.

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Reconnect to your Drive with Volvo Sensus Connect

Volvo is known as a luxury automaker, lauded for its practical Swedish design and focus on safety, but one of the things that Volvo definitely knows how to do right is connecting car and drive. It happens when you put your foot to the accelerator and feel the vehicle roar to life beneath you; it happens when you’re carving out a tight bend, hugging the road and feeling the synergy between yourself and the machine; and now it happens in one more way: with the Volvo Sensus Connect system. 


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Volvo XC90 Named One of the 2016 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors

2016 Volvo XC90 Interior Awards 

Are you a fan of the clean, elegant design that only comes from the minds of Scandinavian engineers? Boston area drivers will love the inviting atmosphere of the Volvo XC90’s cabin because it has been named one of the 2016 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors. This honor identifies the best of the best when it comes to car, truck, and SUV interiors, and how much they have improved from previous model years.

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NY Times Reviews Volvo XC90 T8: Hybrid Powerhouse SUV

The XC90 has been winning awards and rave reviews for several months now. It is a certifiable comeback hit for Swedish automaker Volvo. Tom Voelk, auto critic for the The New York Times, recently tested the T8 version, which is a plug-in hybrid. Click play in the video clip below to watch Voelk's full report.

The XC90 T8 has a 2.0-liter turbocharged supercharged inline four-cylinder engine paired with a large lithium-ion battery to generate 400 total horsepower. The XC90 T8 has a 14-mile pure electric range...

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Introducing the Ultra-Luxe Volvo XC90 Excellence | Boston, MA

2016 Volvo XC90 Ultra Luxe 

Volvo has once again proven their superiority in the luxury SUV field with the unveiling of the XC90 Excellence. The Swedish manufacturer pulled out all the stops in creating this new trim for the XC90 ultra-luxury SUV, from noise-canceling technology to Nappa leather and genuine wood finishes. An available 20-speaker Bowers & Wilkens sound system infuses the cabin with rich sound.

The Volvo XC90 Excellence joins the highly regarded XC90 Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription trim packages…

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