News: Volvo S60 and V60 Cross Country - Two SUV-style Swedes

From June are two more VolvoModels in robust cross-country style available: middle-class sedan S60 and V60 combination have now put the Swedes 6,5 centimeters higher and provided with off-road insignia such as widened wheel arches and implied underrun protection. For the V60 Cross Country at least 36.350 Euro are due, the S60 Cross Country, which is only available in the highest equipment with large diesel, costs at least 43.840 Euro.

The drive of the SUV sedan takes over the 140 kW / 190 PS strong diesel engine D4 from the new Volvo engine generation. The 2,0-liter four-cylinder with two-stage turbocharger transmits its power via a six-speed manual or optional eight-speed automatic transmission to the front wheels. All-wheel drive is available in conjunction with the five-cylinder diesel with the same horsepower and six-speed automatic transmission (48.440 Euro). Always on board are in the highest equipment Summum including 18-Zoll-Leitmetallfelgen, leather sports seats with electric adjustment and seat heating and two-zone automatic climate control.


The entry marks the combination of 110 kW / 150 PS strong diesel engine D3 (36.350 Euro), which comes as the turbo gasoline engine T5 (180 kW / 245 PS) and also available for the estate D4 from the new 2,0-liter four-cylinder engine family , The V60 Cross Country is also optionally available with four-wheel drive (43.650 Euro, 140 kW / 190 PS diesel). In the basic variant Kinetic, among other things, a two-zone automatic climate control system, audio system and emergency braking assistant are standard on board.

With the V60 and S60 Cross Country and the already existing V40 Cross Country and XC70 (still in the old nomenclature), Volvo now offers almost all non-SUV series as higher-level crossover variants. Almost half of all 2014 newly registered vehicles of the brand were XC or cross-country models.

Author: Hanne Lübbehüsen / SP-X


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