Volvo V50

Volvo V50

Developed in tandem using the new S40, and sharing many of their parts, the brand new V50 replaces that old V40; Volvo has now finished refining its policy of naming its sedans with even multiples often, and it is estates uneven multiples.

A masterpiece of minor design touches, the inside is pleasing and practical, and also the load area is positively awash with shutters so they cover that offer a solution to any difficulty of load control, including several which had never occurred to buyers.

The engine options are broad, probably the most exciting being the wonderful T5 (using the preferred six speed manual shift) which delivers sharp and shiny performance. Watch for the Sport version due imminently - it offers both hot and practical in one package.

Car Details
Body Shell: 
4 Door Estate
Engine: 
4/5 Cylinder Petrol/Diesel
Gearbox: 
5/6 Speed Manual/Automatic
Price (USD): 
From $27,000
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