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Volvo #272136 Sep 10, 11:48pm Sep 10, 11:48pm
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Whattya guys think of Volvo? My mom wants me to get one, because they're safe. I think she's only gonna put her $$$ on something "safe"...which means volvo. ANy suggestions, on what kind of volvos are "fast"??

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Re: Volvo [Re: jyboygenius] #272137 Sep 10, 11:56pm Sep 10, 11:56pm
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Toyota is one of the most safe vehicals in America.But if you mom wants you to get a Volva, I like the looks of the S40.


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Re: Volvo [Re: 401Celica] #272138 Sep 11, 12:28am Sep 11, 12:28am
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Originally Posted by 401Celica
Toyota is one of the most safe vehicals in America.But if you mom wants you to get a Volva, I like the looks of the S40.


S40 is nice. But find a celica. thumbsup


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Re: Volvo [Re: Polykarb] #272139 Sep 11, 12:36am Sep 11, 12:36am
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S40 T5 or S40 T5 AWD

it's a nice car imo.

but...find a celi ... lol


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Re: Volvo [Re: Elec-FuYu] #272140 Sep 11, 2:30pm Sep 11, 2:30pm
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I hear the S40 without the t5 is pretty good engine. The impressive figure is the 170lb-ft of torque at just 1500 rpms. That's hella crazy.


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Re: Volvo [Re: jyboygenius] #272141 Sep 11, 3:17pm Sep 11, 3:17pm
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just look around on this site, so many people have gotten in accidents from the front and rear, and came out without a scrach (like me)

Re: Volvo [Re: CelicaRacer05] #272142 Sep 11, 3:20pm Sep 11, 3:20pm
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^^^the problem is the mom. they are FIXed in their mind. there is no way to change their thoughts.


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Re: Volvo [Re: CelicaRacer05] #272143 Sep 11, 3:21pm Sep 11, 3:21pm
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s40 look best imo (of the volvos)
but you cant just take every thing in one grab and just say all volvos are safe the reason she sayed it is probbly becuase she has seen a volvo crash and the other car was totaled and the volvo was just a little bend on the fender , but that dont mean that the driver in volvo ended up with less damaged. it just have a stronger chassie becuase it was an old car. a lot of new cars have soft chassie or somthing so that when it bend the chassie it will losse a lot of power before the power hit`s you.
and the celica got 4 of 5 strats in teh ncab test with the new stronger rules and the toyota avensis was the first car to make 5 stars with the new rules
and anyways if she wannt a safe car i dont think you will get the sport model and packed or anything grin

Re: Volvo [Re: jyboygenius] #272144 Sep 11, 6:01pm Sep 11, 6:01pm
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Originally Posted by jyboygenius
I hear the S40 without the t5 is pretty good engine. The impressive figure is the 170lb-ft of torque at just 1500 rpms. That's hella crazy.
wow thats impressive.


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Re: Volvo [Re: csheriff] #272145 Sep 11, 10:29pm Sep 11, 10:29pm
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Even the T5 is impressive...all that horse, roughly 270 and 250 ft-lb, apparently wihtout a hint of torque steer. Torque steer is a bitch.


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