The new Volvo S60
"We kept the toy and threw away the box"
It was almost three years ago when Volvo’s chief designer, Peter Horbury, an exuberant Englishman, exclaimed to the world’s motoring press that, at last, "Volvo has kept the toy and thrown away the box." He was referring to the introduction of the revolutionary C70 coupe. Until then Volvo had been known for safe, dull, boxy and boring cars.
It has taken just 36 months for Volvo to com...