Pretty modest hybrid segment of the Russian car recently received reinforcement in the person of the first diesel-electric model presented by the Swedish automaker 2018-2019 Volvo.
The new car is based on the V60 station wagon and was not too original name of the 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.
Note that the usual V60 wagon and failed to gain popularity in Russia.
What fate awaits him hybrid modification is difficult to say, but to get acquainted with the new car closer it’s worth, if only out of curiosity.
Visual differences between the hybrid 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid and conventional wagon look will not work – they are almost there.
Both cars have the same size, but the hybrid version is a small flap on the left front fender, behind which hides a socket for recharging, “hybrid” label on the tailgate, as well as several additional color options for the body.
Inside the novelty does not differ from conventional wagon, but the luggage compartment at the 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is much smaller because of the located underneath the battery.
The new car is equipped with two power units.
The wheels of the front axle get traction from the diesel 5-cylinder 2.4-liter turbocharged engine.
It reaches its maximum power 215 of horsepower at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 440 Newton-meters in the range from 1500 to 3000 rpm.
The rear wheels of the new 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid in electric motion leads 68-strong engine developing around 200 Newton meters of maximum torque, which gets its energy from a lithium-ion battery capacity of 11.2 kW / h.
As stated by the Swedish automaker, new hybrid has three driving modes – only an internal combustion engine, only the electric motor, and on two engines at once.
When the two power units at the same time the new 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid has a top speed of up to 230 kilometers per hour, and acceleration from zero to 100 km / h it takes only 6.1 seconds.
Speaking of batteries, their complete charge is enough for overcoming only 50 kilometers, while the required full charge batteries 3.5 – 7 hours, depending on the current.
In our market a hybrid 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is represented by only one embodiment of equipment called Summum.
This complete set of the Swedish automaker has included heated front-row seats, preheater, a media center, technology City Safety, prevents frontal collision at a speed of up to 50 kilometers per hour, Power driver seat, cruise control, leather upholstery and a number of other nice options .
We note that in our country hybrid wagon 2018-2019 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be sold only two cities – St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Russian motorists will have to pay for a new car at least 2.959 million rubles.