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      New lettering style

      The new S60s (along with the S40s) are now coming in from the factory with the new wide lettering style. Has anyone put these on an R yet? I'm personally not sure if I like it or not. I'm curious as to how it looks with the OEM spoiler.


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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

      in my humble opinion,
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      Re: New lettering style (PhilUp)

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      Looks better on their trucks

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      This style should be left to the P1800. Looks horrible on the new Volvo's

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      Re: (ktm_525)

      splooge.

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      thats not a new S60? i think someone just put those huge letters on their newer P2

      and i agree on all the barfs and splooges

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      Re: (ClemsonS60R)

      The 2008's have the new logo
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      thats not a new S60? i think someone just put those huge letters on their newer P2

      and i agree on all the barfs and splooges

      Nope - that's a new S60. They come like this on all of the new stuff now - S60, C30, S40, etc. Looks a bit better on the others.


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      i took mine off anyways so guess it wouldnt matter
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      All Volvos come with the wide letter spacing now. Citroen do this also, maybe Peugeot and other crappy brands.

      Volvo are dumbasses


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      Re: New lettering style (PhilUp)

      Quote, originally posted by PhilUp »
      in my humble opinion,
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      LMAO

      he's correct tho.

      very ugly

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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

      Quote, originally posted by VolvoLT »
      The new S60s (along with the S40s) are now coming in from the factory with the new wide lettering style. Has anyone put these on an R yet? I'm personally not sure if I like it or not. I'm curious as to how it looks with the OEM spoiler.

      I Don't Like It On The S60 But On The '09 C30's, It Looks Great!

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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

      I don't mind the wide spacing so much on the new bodystyle XC70's, but that looks terrible. It might just be me, but the lettering appears far smaller on the new XC's / C30's with the wide spacing than on this particular model. I think someone has put this on themselves, I really don't see Volvo doing this on their own. Either way, this particular example looks ridiculous.
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      The car pictured is a dealer loaner car taken at the dealership and hasn't been touched. Unfortunately, it's exact same on all of the other '09 S60's.

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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

      Not a fan of the L A R G E spacing.
      Almost looks as if it not a name anymore but just some spaced out Letters.
      Reminds me of a Fridge with the ABC magnetic letters on it.
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      Well this sort of suprises me...in the last issue of Rolling from VCOA where there was a page detailing changes we'd see in 09, the lettering was going to have the increased space on all models except the s60 (according to that). Obviosuly, that wasn't correct.

      And with that said...I think this will be ok on every model except the s40/v50 and the s60. The car is not big enough and it looks redonk.


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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

      Maybe they were running low and had to borrow the name tag off of these?

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      I like it on the C30's ...

      On that S60 it's U G L Y though.

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      wow. i would have gone the 'SMALL VOVLO LOGO' route, personally.

      that is ghetto fabulous.


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      Every day I wonder how people educated in these positions make marketing decisions like this. All they had to do was look on this board and find the guy who put the steering wheel emblem on the trunk lid. Now that was classy and the guy gets paid bupkiss. I am in my garage right now with a heat gun debadging everything so I'm not associated with this. To me it looks retro and that works on the C30, but with modern lines it is garbage.
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      Re: (kenhoeve)

      Looks very cheap, like someone did it in their garage.
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      splooge.

      What - you trying to superman it?
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      Re: (JayDub)

      I was totally thinking about doing this, as we did it on our 2000 V70 with great results. I am no longer considering that idea, heh.

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      Quote, originally posted by JayDub »

      What - you trying to superman it?

      Hah. Someone get the bed sheets....


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      Re: (mpdbrown)

      I thought they weren't making an '09 S60?
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      I don't think that lettering looks too bad on the newer models because of the rear styling. On our cars, it just doesn't go.
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      Re: New lettering style (VolvoLT)

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