Thumbs Up: The sexiest Volvo ever, with performance to match.
Thumbs Down: No six-speed manual, busy center stack controls.
Buy This Car If: You’re looking for an Audi A4 or BMW 335iX alternative.
I’ve never been a Volvo guy. Maybe it was their conservative, boxy-but-safe styling, or their Swedish sensibility, or their focus on safety above all else. Even the legendary Volvo turbo wagons failed to impress me; sure, they were the fastest station wagons you could buy, but that was like saying the Big Mac is the most sophisticated culinary masterpiece on the McDonald’s menu. Volvos, at least in my eyes, were the cars you bought when you really wanted something else, but needed a safe family sedan or station wagon. Read More…