2004 Volvo S60 R 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 5cyl Turbo 6M)
I live in Germany and wanted something appropriate for the Autobahn and weather. My requirements were AWD and at least 300 hp, and safety was also a concern. I looked at and drove Audi, BMW and Mercedes. For the price range, there was nothing that compared to the Volvo S60R. An absolute blast to drive and comfortable. Crusing at 130 mph is effortless and very stable. With snow tires, it will drive through anything. Only gripe I have with it is the HORRIBLE turning radius....a real pain while in Europe.
Torque, appearance and comfort
Would be nice if Volvo could tighten the turning radius a bit...it's really bad! Some more hp would also be nice, but you can only get so much out of 2.5 liters.