I first saw the 2004 Volvo S40 T5 at the
Los Angeles Auto Show in January 2003
and I instantly fell in love with it.
Having three cars already, I
planned to buy a new one at the end of 2004 and
I was also considering the Audi A4, Mazda RX8,
Mini Cooper, BMW 3-Series and the Volvo S40 T5.
The A4 did not have enough mid-range torque.
The RX8 guzzled too much gasoline. My neighbor
already has two BMWs andthe Mini
was going for more than list price!
So I got the Volvo.
This car's Acceleration is impressive as you
quietly leave the loud pocket rockets
the kids drive in the dust. Its pick-up is calm and
smooth, if you lose on a standing
start to a souped up car, you'll
appear as if you weren't trying to
Its handling is responsive with the modified
suspension & not choppy at all.
* Manual 6 speed is effortless
compared to my Mercedes-Benz C230 Coupe.
* The turbo is also alot quieter than
the Mercedes' supercharger.
* Side skirts, front & back spoiler
option looks great.
*The sound system pro logic surround
sound is terrific if you have music
that utilizes it.
* Make a rear wheel drive.
* Be the 1st to make LCD standard on
all car displays. Chinese phones
already utilize this.
* Wipe off the lubricant on the doors
* MP3 player. You can fit 800 min of
music in 1 cd vs 80 minutes of audio /
* Available Volvo tuning department.