The 2013 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design is a fun and stylish little hatchback in its own right, but the performance, tech, and value of this Polestar limited edition all fall short of the competition.
The C30 R-Design Polestar has an uneven package of cabin tech and complicated layers of trim.
The 2012 Volvo C30 R-Design, enhanced by the Polestar power upgrade, offers excellent driving performance. Solid cabin electronics are marred by a confused interface.
In R-Design trim with the Polestar power upgrade, the Volvo C30 becomes a real hot hatchback.
The Volvo C30 is like your friend who is smart, stylish -- and a Luddite!
Volvo gives its C30 the hot hatchback treatment with its R-Design sport tuning and Polestar power upgrade. This retro-looking car also features a premium interior, although the cabin tech remains basic.
Development of new technology for the Volvo C30 Electric has been documented in a 10-part YouTube video series.
We dive into a Volvo C30 Electric to see how it stacks up against the standard petrol model and electric rivals such as the Nissan Leaf.
CNET Car Tech gets a drive in the Volvo C30 Drive Electric.
Volvo brought its concept electric vehicle, built on the C30 model, to the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, setting up a floor exhibit but also letting us take it for a spin around downtown Los Angeles.