Geneva 2018: The All-New Volvo V60 – Second Generation Model

The Swedish World-Class Wagon

Volvo V60

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo presented the all-new (V) 60 which stands for Wagon 60 model is a 5-door vehicle based on the S60 Sedan with a longer boot and more practicality than the sedan version. With a new body style, chassis improvement, interior design as well as featured technology, this V60 will be more fun to drive than ever before.

Exterior Design of the Volvo V60

The new generation of Volvo V60 is a luxuries and well build Wagon with sporty front look, recognizable Volvo LED headlights like his bigger brother the Volvo XC60 are currently available to nearly all Volvo models, with a classy T-shape. Bigger, lower and more practical than it’s predecessor. With an overall Height of 1433 mm, Length of 4761 mm, Width 1850 mm and wheel base of 2872 mm. 

Based on the S60 the V60 has a dynamic look with a deep waist, two side sharp lines one on the front and one on the back in addition to achieve better aerodynamic and increase comfort in every speed. More practical than its predecessor with a bigger luggage compartment, five comfy seats, beautiful mixed Scandinavian modern design with newest technology and high level of security features as well an autonomous drive.

The rear spoiler that is extra added than the previous model with a flat roof is to achieve in both fuel efficiency and aerodynamics. The back LED tail lights has a Volvo signature for a slim and elegant back with dual exhaust holes, blended with chrome material.

Volvo V60

Interior Design

The inside cabin of the new Volvo V60 is the real place to be in, the two optional models to choose from the Momentum is an exclusive style with a high level of technology features or the Inscription, the high quality crafted Scandinavian luxury. The interior of the Volvo V60 is a design to delight.

There is a multifunctional leather steering wheel in addition to fully operate the front dashboard or the digital cluster via the front central display.

There is a rich looking leather and comfortable seats on the Momentum with an optional contour seats are only available in the Inscription which are better for more stability in cornering, soft leather door panels with a central leather armrest. Highlighted big central touch display with physical buttons and distinctive air vents with a chrome and metal finish.

The V60 is available with an optional panoramic roof that gives revive the interior cabin with a natural light. It covers a large area which means both front and rare seats, with a special tinted glass it will reduce the unwanted heat as well the UV radiation.

Volvo V60

Specification and Drivetrain

The Volvo V60 comes with 3 variety of engines for now on, a D3, D4 and a T6 two Diesels and one Petrol engine. They would keep the Diesel engine for now and in the close future they did say that in order to replace the Diesel engine, they will expand the more efficient and more cleaner Hybrid engines combining Petrol-Electric with a sign of T6 and more powerful and top range T8.

  • The D3  4-cyl Single-Turbocharged Diesel engine with an output power of 150 hp with a 320 nm of torque.
  • The D4  4-cyl Twin-Turbocharged Diesel engine with an output power of 190 hp with a 400  nm of torque and an optional AWD system.
  • The T6  4-cyl Supercharged and Single-Turbocharged Petrol engine with an output power of 310 hp with a 400 nm of torque and an AWD system.

Volvo V60

Safety and Technology for the Volvo V60

In terms of Technology Volvo is in the top 10 vehicles that have a ton of technology features and  safety to choose from.

Safety: Pilot Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Distance Alert, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, City Safety with Steering Support, Lane Keeping Aid, Driver Alert Control, Run-Off Road Mitigation, ESC,  Brake Pedal Release, Hill Start Assist, (SIPS) Side Impact Protection System and (WHIPS) Volvo’s safety innovation system that efficiently help reduce the risk of whiplash injury if the car is hit from behind.

Technology: Sensus Connect a digital connection between the world and your car, Rear Collision Warning with braking at standstill, Road Sign Information, Voice control, Steering wheel remote control, LED headlights with Active Bending Lights, (BLIS) Blind Spot Information and Cross Traffic Alert, Rear and front park assist pilot and much more.