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A Glorious Return to Form: 2015 Volvo V60

Generally regarded as one of the more unsexy segments in all of autodom, we here at Fathers & Sons Volvo feel the wagon gets a bad rap.  Thankfully, it seems our esteemed Swedish automaker is looking to change that connotation this year with the all-new 2015 Volvo V60.  This is a ride that's ready to redefine the wagon game for good.  Check it out in the clip below:

While we'd never knock the entry-level…

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The Winning Ways of Our Whimsical Wagon: 2015 Volvo V60

There sure is a whole lot to love about the all-new 2015 Volvo V60.  And, lest you think our adoration for this auto is rooted in personal bias, we at Fathers & Sons Volvo encourage you to watch the video below -- seems we're not the only ones swept up by this slick stunner's charms.  Take a listen to what the industry experts at AutoGuide.com had to say about it:

At the top rung…

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Volvo's Ocean Race is well underway

It is no secret that our coastal state has a rich sailing heritage, which is why we at Fathers & Sons Volvo are excited to share this video from Volvo's Ocean Race YouTube channel!

This yacht race which circles the world takes place every three years and has done so since 1972, though Volvo took over sponsorship in 2001 . Since it's out on the open waters the race isn't a walk in the park filled with sunning oneself and drinking champagne.  The racers are focused, experienced, and in this clip they're preparing to stay safe during a…

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Volvo Looks to the Future with New Safety Technologies and Sees a World without Accidents

What would it take to make the dream of an accident-free world a reality? Volvo is exploring the answer to that question, and has been for the past several decades.


From the invention of the three-point safety belt in 1959 to current-reigning safety inventions like pedestrian detection and city safety systems with brake intervention, Volvo has been creating, improving and envisioning since the company's debut -- and it's not stopping now. From lessening the…

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Safety is Still First at our Volvo Dealership in Springfield

When it comes to protecting you and your passengers in an accident, Volvo vehicles have been making a bid for the best automaker in West Springfield, MA for decades. That being said, avoiding the accident altogether is one way to guarantee that you're safe. And that's why our brand is utilizing an innovative suite of accidence avoidance systems to make sure you don't have to worry about impact.

Though we've grown…

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Volvo Specs Powerful and Efficient New Drive-E Powertrain Concept

When the Volvo brand implemented their Drive-E engine onto an S60 model earlier this year, we were wowed by the model's powerful yet efficient performance. Now, the Swedish automaker is taking things to the next level with their new High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept.

This mechanism has recently been speced, proving that attaining power and efficiency at the same time is possible. This 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine features two parallel turbochargers, which are directly…

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The New Volvo V40 is Both Sporty and Gorgeous

There is a new addition coming to the 2015 Volvo lineup, and it is an incredibly exciting one. The V40 has just been shown off in a new video, and we have both that, and all of the new details on the exciting hatchback here for you today.


Yes indeed, the all-new V40 is a sporty, very luxuriously appointed, four-door hatchback model. It is constructed with advanced suspension and steering systems, and includes the new…

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A Volvo Engine Makes Even a Tractor Fun to Drive


Here at Fathers & Sons Volvo, we would never think of a tractor as being a fast vehicle or as something that we would ever want to try to drive; that is, until we saw the video below.

These guys modified an old Volvo BM Terrier tractor to turn it into a fast, powerful machine that is perfect for anyone who likes a thrill. Watch the video to see this thing in action.

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Get Your First Look at the New Face of Volvo

Over the past year, Volvo have been teasing us with their vision of their new design direction, as envisioned by lead designer Thomas Ingenlath. Remember those concept cars we saw at auto shows throughout the year? Well, after all being exposed to all that style, you can bet your automotive bonnet we wanted to see what it looked like on a production car.

Now, we're getting that first look by way of the 2015…

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Skip the Pump in a Volvo S60 Drive- E


Stopping to fill up the tank is a pain; an expensive pain. But drivers who have Volvos with Drive-E engines don't experience this very often. These vehicles are built for efficiency, so you can stop less often and save money.

This video shows us what it looks like to not need to stop at the pump. A Volvo S60 Drive-E with 35mpg races past the only gas station for miles around, without even slowing…

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