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Review: The Volvo XC90
  • World Class mid-size SUV crossover
  • Highest possible NCAP safety ratings
  • Highly efficient, high performance engines
  • High payload and towing capacity

 

If there is anything that the VOLVO brand is known for it is safety and reliability so when they entered the 4×4 SUV market in 2002 there was never any doubt that the Swedish masters would produce something very special indeed. Based on the same platform as the Volvo S80 it quickly became Volvo’s best selling vehicle worldwide and continues to dominate the market.

Launched at the North American Auto Show the first generation XC90 was offered with a 208BHP, 2.5 litre, 5-cylinder diesel and a 268BHP, 2.9 litre, twin-turbo, inline 6-cylinder. While the 2.5 was available in either 2-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive configuration the 2.9, with its 4-speed auto was only available in AWD.

In 2005 a 311BHP, 4.4 [...]

nene-overland-ford-ranger-4 Which Ford Ranger is best for you?

There is no doubting that the Ford Ranger has fast become the most popular pickup on UK roads. It’s not a new vehicle by any means, having found its way to the European market in 1988, the Ford Ranger Pickup has been available from your local Ford dealer for almost 20 years.

The original vehicle was based on the Mazda B-Series, then progressed to Mazda BT50 before being re-launched in 2011 as a 100% Ford thoroughbred. In 2016 it was treated to a bit of a facelift to fall into line with the rest of the Ford SUV fleet and is unmistakable as a modern Ford vehicle, with similar grille/headlight/bumper design as the Ford Kuga and Ford Edge crossovers.

As the Ford Ranger has three different body-styles and four model variants it can be difficult to choose which would [...]

Defender 50th AnniversaryYou would never be able to see this image anywhere else in the UK or worldwide.  Nene Overland continue to be the Defender 50th Anniversary specialists ever since supplying many new vehicles to clients back in 1998.

It really is a shame that we didn’t record all the serial numbers to tick off which ones have passed through the business. We reckon we’ve genuinely had at least 250 of them over the past 17 years, carrying out all kinds of upgrades including full NAS soft top conversions, 5.0 V8 installations, gearing and tuning upgrades and so much more.

So if you are looking for a nicely turned out, fully refurbished 4.0 V8, automatic, 50th Anniversary Defender or even if you’d like to discuss refurbishisng you own, then please contact our sales team or service departments at either of our branches in Maidenhead or Peterborough.

As [...]

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