|Production||2012 - present|
|Class||compact executive car|
|Body Style||5-door, 5-seat Wagon|
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|Designer||Under Steve Mattin|
Volvo V60 is a compact executive station wagon produced by Volvo and manufactured at their assembly line in Torslanda, Sweden. Its existence was first reported in a Motor Trend article citing an interview with a senior Volvo source.<ref name="Motor Trend">Motor Trend 2011 Volvo S60 preview</ref>. The new car will be based on the all new 2011 Volvo S60, which itself is based on a concept first presented at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show. The new S60 will be produced in Volvos plant in Ghent, Belgium.
See Wikicars' comprehensive Volvo V60 Review.
- 1 Recent Changes
- 2 Styles and Major Options
- 3 Pricing
- 4 Gas Mileage
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- 11 Main Competitors
- 12 Hybrid Models
- 13 Unique Attributes
- 14 Interior
- 15 Resale Values
- 16 Criticisms
- 17 Generations
- 18 Current Generation: (YYYY–present)
- 19 Worldwide
- 20 Design quirks and oddities
- 21 Awards
- 22 See Also
- 23 External Links
- The 2010 Paris Motor Show hosted Volvo's debut of the V60 R-Design. The R-Design is the Swedish firm's equivalent of BMW's M Sport or Audi's S-Line. As such, it combines sporty visual upgrades inside and out and a tweaked chassis for a sharper drive. On the outside, the R-Design treatment adds a front grille painted in glossy piano black, a more aggressive front bumper detailed in a matt black finish, a discreet boot lid spoiler (sedan) or roof spoiler (Estate) and a distinctive rear diffuser that houses twin exhaust tailpipes. A new set of unique 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels shod in sport tires completes the list of exterior changes. Moving into the interior, the package includes a pair of body-hugging sport seats up front, special leather/textile upholstery available in off-black and ceramic light, or in an all-black, both with contrasting stitching, plus an R-Design steering wheel, gear selector, sports pedals and floor-mats. Underneath the sheetmetal, Volvo's engineers have given the V60 stiffer springs (+15%) and bushes (+20%), a lowered ride height (-15mm), new monotube dampers at the back, and a strut brace under the bonnet. The R-Design package is available throughout the range, from the 115 hp DRIVe 1.6 litre diesel to the 304 hp 3.0 litre turbocharged petrol V6.
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Power will most likely be provided from Volvo's existing lineup of 1.6L, 1.8L and 2.0L I-4 petrols, turbocharged 3.0L and NA 3.2L I-6 petrols, along with 1.6L, 2.0L and 2.4L I-4 and I-5 diesels in certain markets. One notable addition could be a 1.6L Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDi) developed by Ford (mechanical clone of the new Ford EcoBoost 1.6L engine).<ref>2010 Volvo S60 Concept Offers Look at EcoBoosted 1.6-liter Engine</ref>.
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News and References
- New Volvo V60 sports wagon revealed
- Officially Official: Volvo V60 sports wagon gets (surprisingly) rockin' intro
- Paris Preshow: New Volvo S60 and V60 R-Design
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