This was my first Volvo, and likely
won't be my last. From the minute I
test drove it, I had a clear impression
of just how solid and stable the car
was. The S40 had substantially less
turbo lag than my previous car- a 98
Audi A4. In general, the driving
experience felt tight, as a European
The rear spoiler combined with the
otherwise useless headlight wipers give
the car a very sport/luxury demeanor.
The leather steering wheel, wood trim,
chrome inlays and other high quality
materials give this model serious
potential in it's market segment.