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The Volvo S90 Invites You to Step Inside for a Ride

Do you want a dependable vehicle that can take you to places in Hampton while giving you comfort and convenience at your fingertips? The Volvo S90 is a popular luxury sedan that features an inviting interior that can make your ride more enjoyable.

One thing that you’ll probably notice instantly when you first sit inside the Volvo S90 for your test drive is the 3-spoke leather steering wheel. This steering wheel has a deco inlay and is wrapped in hand-stitched leather to enhance the interior’s sophisticated appearance. The zig-zag pattern of the stitching further...

 

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What Steps You Can Take to Prevent Auto Theft

Auto theft is a crime that can happen to anyone, but there are a number habits you can develop that will make it less likely that your vehicle will be stolen. At Wynne Volvo Cars of Hampton, we've found these simple tips to be effective deterrents.

A couple simple habits to develop include keeping your vehicle locked at all times, including while you're on the road. If the manufacturer included an auto-locking feature, it's best not to disable it. Most carjackers will abandon an attempt to take your vehicle if they aren't able to open its…

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Explore the Purpose of a Blind-Spot Monitor

Blind-spot monitors are becoming increasingly more common. When you’re looking to be safer on the roads, this safety feature can be highly desirable. It’s easy-to-use and offers an array of benefits.

The blind spot monitoring system includes sensors to help you "see" when there is something in your blind spot. Your side view mirrors will light up to show that there is something on one side of you or the other. If your turn signal is on, you’ll also be notified with a beep or alarm. 

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Meet New 2015 Volvo S60 in Hampton and Newport News

When looking for a new sedan, you want nothing less than the whole package: safety, luxury, and efficiency. With the scare of car accidents, especially as texting and driving becomes more and more frequent, safety is a necessity, and with the rising gas prices, fuel economy is more important than ever. However, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style and comfort for these other essentials. If you’re looking for a sedan in the Hampton or Newport News areas that encapsulates all three, the Volvo S60 is a great choice.

The 2015 model includes Drive-E, giving you fuel efficiency equal…
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Proud Sponsors of the Rock N Reel Christmas Classic!

The team at Wynne Volvo is proud to have provided sponsorship support to the Rock N Reel Christmas Classic, a fishing tournament that raises money for scholarships. 

This year's Rock N Reel was a huge success with a sold out field of 100 boats. Participants took home over $15,000 in prize money. Best of all, the event helped push the scholarship fund over the top and meet the fundraising goal of $30,000.

Everyone at Wynne Volvo in Hampton is thrilled to have participated in this important community event and we've already locked our calendars for this…
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Cold Weather Car Care Tips

Cold weather is on its way, and it’s already settling in for some areas of Hampton Roads. So before winter really settles in, take a little time to make sure that your car is good to go in colder temperatures, ice, and snow. Here’s a quick and easy checklist for getting your car, truck, van, or an SUV ready for winter driving.
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High Tech Safety: Innovative Safety Features from Volvo

Volvo is famous for having numerous airbags, whiplash-resistant headrests, and reinforced cabin structures to make their vehicles extra safe and secure. But are you familiar with some of their newer features? While some of the most high-tech features are still optional, the following great features are standard on all new Volvo models.

Adaptive Brake Light: When you're driving faster than 30 mph, the adaptive brake light system activates and recognizes the difference between regular…
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Volvo Autonomous Parking. Can Your Car Park Itself?

Volvo's new autonomous parking system means that you may not have to waste time driving around looking for a parking spot ever again.

Here's how it works: The driver of a new Volvo stops in a designated drop-off zone and uses a smartphone app to tell the car to go park itself. The driver is dropped off and the car drives away on its own to find a parking spot. When the driver…
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Things Your Teen Needs to Know Before Driving Solo

It's a terrifying time for parents: your teen has just obtained his or her learner's permit and is ready to get behind the wheel. You have a narrow window of time in which to teach your children a foundation of safe driving behaviors before they earn their license and head off on their own. Here are some important lessons to impart to your teen driver.

1. Wear your seat belt. According to the…

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Volvo's Cyclist Detection System: Making The Road Safer for Biking

After reviewing traffic statistics that show that nearly 50 percent of all cyclist deaths in Europe were caused by collisions with cars, the Swedish manufacturer decided to take action. Cyclist detection is currently being rolled out for the Volvo V40, V60, V70, S60, S80, XC60, and XC70. Combined with pedestrian detection, which Volvo introduced in 2010, cyclist detection is another hugely innovative safety feature from Volvo. And with warm weather just getting started and more and more pedestrians and cyclists heading out in the evenings, their timing couldn't be better.
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