Turbocharged, V8, AWD 1967 Volvo Amazon

For the people on the outside looking in, car culture can seem like a strange thing. For the people that get it, however, nothing is quite as exciting as seeing a project car like this one: an all-wheel drive, turbocharged, V8-powered 1967 Volvo Amazon. Built by Filip Malm and photographed by Speedhunters’ Dino Dalle Carbonare,…

Volvo Polestar S60 Dominates at Nürburgring (w/ Video)

Any race at the storied Nürburgring is going to be special- but this weekend’s WTCC double-header turned out to be the best race result ever for Polestar Cyan Racing. How good was this weekend for Volvo’s go-fast division? Try a double victory, a championship lead in bo the drivers’ and constructors’ championships, and a fresh…

Volvo Polestar S60 Epic Monza Finish (w/ Video)

The last lap of the 2017 touring car race at Monza produced one of the closest finishes in the history of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Who came out ahead, though? Was it the Volvo Polestar Cyan Racing S60 or the Honda Castrol GTX Civic Si? Check out the exciting race highlight video, below,…

2017 WTCC Series Kicks Off in Morocco

Morocco will host the start of the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) season this weekend for Polestar Cyan Racing with drivers Thed Björk, Néstor Girolami and Nicky Catsburg- all keen to make an immediate impact on the challenging streets of Circuit Moulay El Hassan. What’s new at Volvo Cyan Racing The goal to…

Volvo Cyan Racing Looking Forward to 2017 (w/ Video)

After capping off the 2016 season of WTCC racing with a podium at Qatar, the Volvo Polestar Cyan Racing team is heading into the 2017 season with the most accomplished development driver in the sport’s history and a lot of momentum. You can check out the Cyan Racing team’s latest “behind the scenes” video for…

Yvan Muller to Shape Volvo Racing in 2017

After announcing his retirement from full-time racing last year, the four-times WTCC champion Yvan Muller is joining Volvo’s Cyan Racing team as a test and development driver for the 2017 Volvo S60 Polestar. The Frenchman was working closely with full-time Volvo drivers Thed Björk, Néstor Girolami and Nicky Catsburg, as they wrapped up winter testing…

600 HP Swedish Brick vs. the World

What do you call a junkyard Volvo 242 stuffed with more than six-hundred horses’ worth of turbocharged power? This one’s called “Mother@#%er Jones”, and it spent last August blowing the doors off of Corvettes, Lamborghinis, and just about everything else that lined up alongside it. You can watch the Volvo tear up the tarmac at…

Volvo V8 Supercars Wallpaper

If you’re a fan of Volvo cars and have spent any time at all looking for a great, Swede-centric wallpaper for your phone, you already know that 90% of what’s out there is terrible. That’s why I was so excited to find this great image from Granger Design for my iPhone. If you checked out…

Video: First Post, First Place

Welcome to Volvo Jo– THE Swedish car fansite. This is a new, personal “pet” project of mine that’s going to allow me to share my bizarre love for quirky Swedish machinery with the rest of the world. Or- more likely- the few friends and family members who found their way here by clicking a link…