Volvo introduced the 2018-2019 crossover Volvo XC60 2 generation, presented publicly on March 7, 2017 as part of the Geneva International Motor Show . The start of production on the assembly line of the Torslanda Plant (Sweden) and the start of the world sales of the new mid-size crossover Volvo HS60 are scheduled for April-May 2017 at a price of 48050 euros for the 190-horsepower diesel version of the Volvo XC60 D4 AWD in the Momentum base kit up to 73570 euros for the hybrid 407-horsepower Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine AWD in the most saturated configuration of the Inscription. In Russia, the Volvo HS 60 2 generation will only appear in the first quarter of 2018.
The second generation of the model Volvo XC60 is endowed with all the necessary attributes for the successful promotion of the medium-sized crossover class. Yes, and a powerful reserve, created by the first generation of the Volvo HC60 , simply obliges the novelty to be successful. The predecessor , since entering the market in 2008, managed to disperse in the circulation of almost 1 million copies, becoming the highest-selling mid-size crossover in Europe. At the same time, the model occupies about 30% of the total sales of Volvo.
The new Volvo XC60, according to the chief designer of the Swedish company Thomas Ingenlat, is the perfect combination of a stylish, with an athletic bodywork, an exquisite interior with a carefully thought-out architecture, beautiful and high-quality finishing materials and, of course, the most modern technologies found in crossover technology, Systems of safety and comfort. The main competitors of the Swedish novelty are German crossovers Audi Q5 , BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC .
Visually, the novelty looks like a smaller copy of the older brother of the Volvo XC90 , with compact body overhangs, organic proportions, calm and clear lines. But at the same time the body of the new XC60 looks powerful and collected, like an athlete ready to start.
Also available are branded LED headlights “Hammer Thor” with characteristic for modern models Volvo LED daytime running light pattern, accurate falshradiatornaya grille, compact bumper with LED fog lights, compact rear-view mirrors, installed in a sporty-legged legs, exquisite LED racks rear Lanterns and a wide selection of alloy wheels with original design drawings.
Five-seater novelty and you want to call the royal interior. The architecture of the front panel and the center console with a superb set of modern equipment, a powerful tunnel dividing the front part of the cabin into two cockpits, the driver’s and front passenger’s seats seem to be taken from the sports car salon, the rear seat with a rigid seating arrangement fit for the front seats, premium finishing materials … just do not find fault with anything.
Equipment … fingers to lick and yes only: a digital instrument panel, a multimedia center with a huge 9.5-inch touch-screen color screen (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Wi-Fi and Volvo On Call available), four-zone CleanZone climate control, electric drive , Heated, ventilated and massage front seats, electric folding rear row backrests and tailgate, glass panoramic roof with a hatch, premium speaker system Bowers and Wilkins.
As electronic safety systems and assistants, the City Safety corporate system with the new Steer Assist system, supplemented with the Oncoming Lane Mitigation function (the system automatically corrects the trajectory of the traffic from one row to the next, reducing the risk of collision with other vehicles), the improved Pilot Assist is able to take on Self care for driving (acceleration, braking, taxiing) at speeds up to 130 km / h, but subject to the availability of high-quality markings on the road.
The luggage compartment at standard position of backs of the second row is capable to accept 505 liters of cargo volume under a protective curtain (up to a level of glasses).
Technical specifications of the new Volvo XC60 2018-2019. The second generation of the mid-size crossover Volvo XC60 is based on the latest scalable platform Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) with a completely independent front and rear suspension scheme (related models are the Volvo S90 sedan , the Volvo V90 wagon, the Volvo V90 Cross Country and the Volvo XC90 crossover).
By default, all versions of the novelty are equipped with the AWD AWD system with a clutch from BorgWarner and 8 automatic transmissions. There is a Drive Modes system with five preset modes of engine operation (economical or comfortable, sporty or individual, as well as off-road), automatic transmission, steering and suspension with adaptive shock absorbers. As an option, a pneumatic suspension is available.
The “second” XC60 enters the market with two petrol engines, a pair of diesel engines and a hybrid powerplant.
Diesel version of the Volvo XC60:
- Volvo XC60 D4 AWD (190 hp 400 Nm) and Volvo XC60 D5 AWD (235 hp 480 Nm).
Petrol versions of the Volvo XC60:
- Volvo XC60 T5 AWD (254 HP 350 Nm) and Volvo XC60 T6 AWD (320 HP 400 Nm).
Hybrid crossover Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine AWD with a 2.0-liter petrol 320-horsepower turbocharged engine and an electric engine with a capacity of 80 hp (total capacity 407 hp 608 Nm) can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmh in just 5.3 seconds.