Volvo is breaking my heart

The secret, super-rare star of Volvo’s range, beloved by enthusiasts and more scarce on the streets than a supercar, is coming to an end. The Volvo V90 won’t be making it to 2022, at least not in the US, and for wagon fans it’s a reminder that tastes change and it can take more than just Swedish style to address that.

The V90 is, as I’ve written before, a gem even among Volvo’s generally refined range. 

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