The Volvo S60 Concept is a design study that previews the production model scheduled for 2010 and gives indication of the future brand's formal language. The design features pronounced coupe-inspired lines and a futuristic interior.
Volvo has partnered with Swedish glassworks Orrefors to create the hand-made crystal floating center stack which is featured on the Volvo S60 Concept, which debuts at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show. We report the official release.
Volvo has released the teaser images of the upcoming S60 Concept, that will be unveiled at Detroit 2009 and will give indications on the 2010 production model. Among the design highlights is the 1.6 meters crystal center stack.
The Hot Rod Jakob celebrates the 1927 OV4, nicknamed the Jakob, the very first series-produced Volvo car. Created by Leif Tufvesson and his company Caresto, the two-seater sportscar features a carbon fiber body and a hot rod minimalisitic design.
Derived from the XC60 Concept unveiled in 2007, the new Volvo XC60 crossover showcases a similar dynamic exterior design. It is focused on safety and will go on sale worldwide starting from the second half of 2008.
The Volvo ReCharge Concept is a plug-in hybrid vehicle based on the C30, equipped with four electric wheel motors and batteries that can be charged via a regular electrical outlet. It debuts at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The Istituto Europeo di Design (IED), Barcelona, in partnership with Volvo, has announced the “Small car for 2015” exhibition, that will display the thesis projects from the Transportation Design course.
The YCC Concept, created by a team of women and unveiled by Volvo in 2004, has received the 2006 Swedish Design Award, whose aim is to showcase the wide scope of contemporary Swedish design expertise and to support design as a value-enhancing tool.