Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Volvo debuts the sleek and redesigned 2019 V60 wagon

The new T6 Twin Engine all-wheel drive petrol plug-in hybrid petrol generates a combined 340hp while the T8 Twin Engine AWD version delivers a meatier 390hp New Volvo V60 arrives with two plug-in hybrid options and new subscription service
Orlando Vargas | 22 February, 2018, 01:00

Prices are also up and although Volvo has yet to reveal full United Kingdom specification for the new V60 line up, the range will start from £31,810 when the first models arrive later in the year.

Volvo has revealed the new V60 mid-size premium estate, which comes with two plug-in hybrid powertrain options, reflecting its intention to electrify all its new cars from 2019. And like the company's new XC40, the V60 will be offered through its Care by Volvo subscription service.

Are you a Volvo loyalist excited by the new V60? "It's refined, has a attractive proportion and stance, yet delivers on practicality and versatility".

In a first for the segment, customers can access the new V60 via Volvo Cars' new premium subscription service, Care by Volvo*, which offers auto access via a monthly flat-fee subscription rather than ownership.

The company Volvo has published several teasers V60 is a new generation, and also said that the first fashion show will take place on 21 February.

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In addition to the traditional internal combustion T5 gasoline engine-with a 310-hp turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder-shoppers will have a choice of the 340-hp T6 AWD gasoline plug-in hybrid or the T8, which delivers 390 hp. The T5, T6, and T8 engines will also make their way into the new wagon; however, these engines have been revised in order to give the V60 unique performance numbers.

Meanwhile, the Pilot Assist advanced cruise control system, which can take control of the steering, acceleration and braking to keep pace with traffic, has been upgraded for the V60 with improved cornering control.

Safety devices include City Safety with Autobrake technology which uses automatic braking and detection systems to assist the driver in avoiding potential collisions and is the only system on the market to recognise pedestrians, cyclists and large animals.

The front wheel drive D3 diesel has an official fuel return of 66mpg with emissions of 114g/km and the D4 is rated at 64mpg (117g/km). Other standard safety features include drowsy driver monitoring and oncoming lane alert systems. The optional Cross Traffic Alert with autobrake further improves safety for people inside and outside the auto.

The V60 is equipped with the latest version of the Volvo's Sensus infotainment system running through a vertical tablet-style touch screen similar to the setup found in all recent Volvo releases. First customer deliveries are expected in Q3 2018.

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