Happy holidays everyone. I hope all of you have exciting plans ahead to celebrate Christmas. I can’t believe how fast 2017 came and went and I am already making plans for next year. Speaking of plans, I had a new car as one of my plans. It then turned out I got an early Christmas present when Volvo approached me to test drive their new car the Volvo XC60.
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When I sat in it for the first time it was an amazing feeling. It feels so next generation being a hybrid with a large touch screen system and huge sunroof. I couldn’t wait to take it for a spin along the pacific coast Highway in Los Angeles. It feels really luxurious inside and makes you feel very comfortable.
Raffael and I then planned a road trip to go outside of LA and drive to Big Bear. I don’t know too much about cars but it really fit my lifestyle and everything I need in a car. You have space, it has style, great acceleration and really cool interior design that I like. The true test came when taking it for a spin out in the desert on a dry lake where you can just really enjoy and drive freely.
I never had a car that can actually park itself, truly amazing. These days I need a lot of space in a car as I travel with lots of clothes as well as Yoga and workout equipment. The XC60 really is great for that with a large trunk area to store. As you know I have been on the go lately, from road trips to flying. This car makes that life so much easier. My absolute favorite feature is the blind spot detector. In Los Angeles people often come out of nowhere and are sometimes hard to spot. This features warns you right there in the mirror and puts me at ease in such situation. It makes you really trust your car. What was also a lot of fun being able to take more people with me and drive them around as this car has much more space.
Let’s talk about the future of cars here. We live in a world where we are so used to touch screens and interacting this way with devices. Now seeing this tightly integrated into the Volvo was so much fun. Pretty much every feature is accessible by touch screen, from making phone calls, changing temperature, it even has a warming feature not only for the seat but even the steering wheel. I had no idea that’s even possible. It makes winter so much more comfortable.
If you are looking for more than a car, one that is comfortable and luxurious, I would honestly recommend the Volvo XC60. It is the safest car I have ever driven. Maybe Santa will surprise me again with this car, it was such an exciting experience, and I can’t wait to see what next year brings. Let me know what you think about the features, the video and pictures.
Thanks for reading.