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Wouldn’t the V60 be closer to the 159? There’s a ‘Polestar engineered’ one I see regularly that looks really nice.

Edit - just realised I missed your picture. I really like these new Volvos I’m sure your V90 is a lovely thing.
 

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Whos engines does Volvo use these days?
 

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Their own. Not based on anything else and produced in house. Nearly always a 4 cylinder 2.0 litre that starts with a single turbo but goes up to turbo+supercharger+electric to give 320 BHP + 87 BHP
 

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Engines made by Geely (who owns Volvo since 2010)....in China....since 2016! Designed by Volvo....but hardly "produced in house".
 

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Engines made by Geely (who owns Volvo since 2010)....in China....since 2016! Designed by Volvo....but hardly "produced in house".
Some in China (for chinese built Geeley cars) but most in the Swedish Skovde plant. More in house than most manufacturers.
The Volvo design teams are made up of a lot of ex Ford Dunton engineers. Even when Volvo were using Focus engines they innovated the accessories to improve cooling and induction flows.
So let loose under Geeley funding after Ford 'Value Engineers' had constrained spending.
 

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At one point Volvo had Renault engines, didnt they?
 

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The Stelvio withstood the abuse using one car but an engine mount or something broke on the Volvo. The Velar had a satnav malfunction (?) which meant it avoided the seriously rough route…

 

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I had a Volvo with a Renault engine, and the engine failed. Nowadays, you can buy a Mercedes with a Renault engine…
Was it the V40's have a Renault motor?
 
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