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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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The 2016 Volvo S90 is Meant to be Enjoyed

Here at 128 Volvo, we've never met a Volvo that we didn't like. As you can imagine, when Volvo announced the release of the 2017 Volvo S90, we couldn't help but to fall in love with it. Boasting an engaging on-road experience while also providing drivers with the perfect blend of comfort features and premium technologies, the all-new Volvo S90 is a vehicle that's meant to be enjoyed. Check it out below:

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Volvo Thanks Other Cars For Fuel Its Efficiency


Here in Wakefield, MA we certainly love our new Volvo models. Now, you can love them even more, because with models like the XC90, the new T8 hybrid edition of the vehicle provides you with more fuel economy and efficiency than ever. With a combo of gas and electric energy powering it, Volvo figured, it might as well have other cars power it, too.

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