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  1. A week ago I traded in my 2012 XC70 T6 with...

    A week ago I traded in my 2012 XC70 T6 with Polestar for a 2016 XC90 T6 with Polestar. The XC90 drives as well as the XC70 did/does. The XC90's 4-banger is as smooth as the XC70's 6-banger but with a...
  2. I've owned several XC70 over the years and my...

    I've owned several XC70 over the years and my recently traded in 2012 XC70 T6 for a 2016 XC90 T6 was the best Volvo I owned. It had not one issue in the 4+ years. I installed Polestar in it by Volvo...
  3. It works great... but have no pics taken... will...

    It works great... but have no pics taken... will get some next time... I made a soup first as that was easy... Chopped Kale, 5-lbs Diced potatoes and 1-lb Italian mild spiced sausage.

    1. Made as...
  4. I signed up and added my MY2012 XC70 T6 to my...

    I signed up and added my MY2012 XC70 T6 to my garage. :)
  5. When will MY2011+ start to show up ?

    When will MY2011+ start to show up ?
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    ssicarman: Thanks.... nice to know this. [thumbup]

    ssicarman: Thanks.... nice to know this. [thumbup]
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    No. It is not.

    No. It is not.
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    gibbons: We have just bought ourselves the...

    gibbons:

    We have just bought ourselves the MY2012 XC70 T6 (see my signature for more details). WE had the MY2003 XC70 but sold it to our son last year. We then bought the MY2011 C30 R-Design but...
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    Rain-X is a big no-no IMO. I've talked with many...

    Rain-X is a big no-no IMO. I've talked with many late model Volvo XC70 owners who have used Rain-X and all report the same issue as you've posted. Even my dealership strongly advises against using...
  10. LOL - I edited the date mistake. ;)

    LOL - I edited the date mistake. ;)
  11. This week for sure, as we start a cruise on May...

    This week for sure, as we start a cruise on May 25th for several days.
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    I would agree with you on the XC60 being better...

    I would agree with you on the XC60 being better drive & body control but ONLY if it's the R-Design model.

    I don't see where you're coming from saying the Sensus system "looks added on - which of...
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    I did try very hard to like the XC60 but the XC70...

    I did try very hard to like the XC60 but the XC70 won us over without doubts whatsoever. My Daughter #1 owns the 2011 XC60 with T6 engine and I've driven that several times. The XC60 ride is very...
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    I owned a MY2003 XC70 and sold it to my son about...

    I owned a MY2003 XC70 and sold it to my son about 1 year ago. Last week I took ownership of a new MY2012 XC70 T6 with Polestar.

    IMO both cars are superb.

    Of course the MY2012 has many features...
  15. It could be that the `medical expenses' are those...

    It could be that the `medical expenses' are those above and beyond what the NHS agrees to pay.

    My policy is similar to XCovlov70's except towing is covered by Volvo's Road Service as part of the...
  16. I forgot that my auto Ins includes an Umbreller...

    I forgot that my auto Ins includes an Umbreller policy for my boat that cost me $196/yr. Thus the $917-$196 or some $721/444 is my actual car's annual premium... which is still higher than yours,...
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    Profit of $500 or less for dealership is very...

    Profit of $500 or less for dealership is very reasonable IMO. If you special order it's possible to negotiate some very good prices for accessories. In my case I was able to get the Blind Assist...
  18. So you're saying my $914/561 per year for...

    So you're saying my $914/561 per year for Insurance is expensive for this '12 XC70 T6 ?
  19. Pictures taken kind of hurriedly today... ...

    Pictures taken kind of hurriedly today...

    http://gallery.me.com/barrysharp#100650

    Here's a few posted here...

    I must say, the Espresso brown interior color is quite difficult to capture on...
  20. My XC70's status is now ARRD (Arrived at Dealer)....

    My XC70's status is now ARRD (Arrived at Dealer). It arrived this past Tuesday adorned with the white plastic clad shrouding over much of its hood etc. I did peek into the car as best I could and all...
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    LEP... Congratulations... I get mine end of April...

    LEP... Congratulations... I get mine end of April hopefully. :D
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    I owned a MY2007 S60 R with the 6-speed AT. I...

    I owned a MY2007 S60 R with the 6-speed AT. I went to IPD in Portland and had the MTE ECU software installed + 3" DP + their Sports Exhaust. I had no issues with the AT after this upgrade. If the MTE...
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    The NAV DVD playback feature will be disabled...

    The NAV DVD playback feature will be disabled when the gear position D is selected. That is, no movie playback allowed on the 7" inch screen when underway. :)

    Playing/streaming music via iPod,...
  24. In USA (purchase program at least -- leasing...

    In USA (purchase program at least -- leasing maybe different) you get the S & S plus the 5 year / 50,000 mile free maintenance that includes wipers, brake pads, remote key fob batteries, free car...
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    Nice writeup for the MY2012 XC70 T6 with...

    Nice writeup for the MY2012 XC70 T6 with Polestar...

    http://www.swedespeed.com/artman2/publish/Reviews_and_Road_Tests/Driven_2012_XC70_T6_AWD_with_Polestar_Tune.html
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