Jennifer Zelazny

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Life

Made Me Feel Tall…

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I recently had some work done on our LR4 and the mechanic had a Ferrari in the showroom. This was the first time I ever sat in one and I could not get over how low to the ground/short it was. Read more

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Volvo Life Paint

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If you have not heard of this and you are a runner or cyclist – check this out: LifePaint Note – this would also be awesome to use on anyone playing hide and go seek at night – without their knowledge! In all seriousness though – this is a great idea and I hope it helps make the streets safer for bikers/runners. Read more

Life

Well Hello to the Volvo S90!

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Of the three cars I have ever owned, all of them have been Volvos. When Ford purchased Volvo back I figured it was the end for Volvo. Although I am still rocking my 2000 S80 – I have been thinking about what I would drive next. Read more

Life

Re-focusing

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Last weekend I decided it was time to sell my car and buy something I have been dreaming about for the last few years. My car – which was the car of my dreams in college – was now 13 years old and I was getting frustrated with a few issues. Read more

Life

Still Going After 300,000

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If you know me – you know I am a big Volvo fan. My first car was a 1986 Volvo GLE and despite what my family will say – it was a great car. I have carried the Volvo torch now and am on my third Volvo – my beloved S80 T6. Read more

Life

Land Rover’s New Concept Car: DC 100

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Yesterday I got an email highlighting Land Rover’s latest concept car – the DC 100. I love to see new concept cars so I was excited to see what they would show us. I am still on the fence about this concept but I need to let it simmer. Overall – I really like what they did with the wheels and the back profile. I am not really excited about the the body shapes. It will be interesting to see how this develops over the next few years – stay tuned! Read more

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LandRover Event – Year 2

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Last year right after we bought the LR3 – we decided to do a LandRover sponsored event to learn just what the vehicle is made for/can do (besides look really sweet). We got some video/photos but they just did not see to do what we did justice. This year we brought some friends along who also got some photos/videos. Read more

Life

Nice Work Volvo!

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I became a Volvo driver for life the moment I sat down in my friend Casey’s 1982 Volvo in college. There is just something about them…and I am now on my third Volvo myself. Volvo has introduced some great things over the years that went onto affect the entire auto industry (the first car company to use the 3 point seatbelts – made standard in all Volvo cars in 1959). I was born almost 20 years later and still remember my parents having a few cars with out those seatbelts standard!). Anyway – I just read about something really slick... Read More » Read more