Monday, May 30, 2011

Reviews of Volvo Calls All Pirates To Join The Hunt

Volvo Car Corporation calls all pirates, scallywags and treasure fanatics to join The Hunt, the competition is in connection with the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End which opens in theaters on May 25. The company previously announced an online search for sunken treasure chest containing $ 50,000 in gold coins and keys to the Volvo XC90 luxury SUV will begin May 4 and the company challenged Canada and other applicants from 21 countries to find it.

Hunting Online is the second in Volvo's partnership with Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise and the first time the competition was open to Canada. Last year's program is limited to the population of the United States, Britain, Japan, Spain and Austria. Besides the U.S., Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom participated in The Hunt.

To join the Volvo Hunt, participants 18 years and older must visit a Volvo retailer to pick up a special pirate chart and register at any time between 4 May and 29 May. Once registered, participants sailing in the virtual high seas adventure and receive clues as they solve a series of online puzzles challenging and fun. People can join The Hunt at any time through May 29, and can catch up with other participants if they correctly answer the riddle posted online. As the contest progresses, puzzles will become increasingly difficult to solve.

On December 2, the first of 22 countries each participant to complete the online hunt will compete against each other in one final online challenge. To participate in global head to head, players will be asked to present the original pirate chart at the conclusion of The Hunt. Winners will be eligible only if they can generate graphs pirates.

The first of the 22 individuals to solve the final puzzle will be named winners and will receive a trip to the burial location to retrieve the chest filled with $ 50,000 in pirate gold and a key to a brand new Volvo XC90.

"Last summer, we had a treasure hunt to find the V8 Volvo buried XC90 to bind with the Pirates Disney's of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and fascinated by success - more than 100,000 participants from around the world to join," said Linda Gangeri, advertising manager of the national for Volvo Cars of North America. "This year, with more countries, more booty and all the early interest, we are very excited to sail." So, come join The Hunt! "

Volvo brand has built a reputation for comfort, safety and longevity. And the quality is absorbed in the XC90, luxury mid-size crossover SUV. This is based on Volvo P2 platform, shared with the Volvo S80 and other large. For this year's model, the XC90 which was updated to cover the fine accessory parts like Volvo fog lamps, restyled smooth front and rear, and a more comfortable interior.

According to Russ Rader, spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, U.S. study showed that Volvo's safety have been slipping. In addition, the Finnish Safety Technology Authority (TUKES) emphasized that the structure of the Volvo 440 and 460's produced between 1993 and 1995 had caused some cases of flare-ups during refueling. Dan Johnston, a Volvo spokesman, denied that the company's vehicles are any less safe than the Institute's top-rated vehicle. He said, "It's just a philosophy on security is different from building cars to pass tests of this kind."

In the review, said, "XC90 is equipped with standard features Among them are dual-zone climate control, power driver's seat,. Steering wheel-mounted stereo controls, one-touch up and down front windows and roof rack (bar cross is optional). "However, he added," While around-town driving cause some problems, we found the engine tended to get out of breath while climbing grades, although it does not affect the altitude for a turbocharged motor is almost as much as naturally-aspirated. "

What is most like an overview of the vehicle is the fact that "a neat motion-controlled ride, ZF rack-and-pinion steering reacts and reads back faithfully, and the chassis feels stable and predictable."

But the best liner on the XC90 is spoken by Car and Driver. It says, AutoWeek "When a car company whose name means 'I roll' in Latin planned foray into the world sports car, you can bet there are some serious review of the problem." Further said, "Like gazillions national soccer mom, we have given up on crossoveritis. So much so we've added new upscale SUVs Volvo XC90, to fleet AutoWeek long-term"

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