On the opening of its first American plant in Charleston (SC), Volvo presented a new generation of sedan S60, which will launched production of the „chetyrehdverki“ for most global markets.
This will be the first car brand in America. He is also the first Volvo model that does not have a diesel engine in the line of power units.
The novelty is built on a modular platform SPA, which already underpins crossovers XC60 and XC90, V60 wagon, and machines 90-series.
The new S60 is longer and lower than its predecessor. The dimensions of the vehicle are: length – 760 mm 4 (+132 mm), width – 1 849 mm (-16 mm), height 1 430 mm (-54 mm), the distance between the axles – 2 872 mm (97 mm). The boot volume is 442 litres.
Under the hood of the sedan will be installed: 249-strong T5 turboservice volume 2 liters in combination with the 8-speed automatic transmission, 2-liter T6 turbine and compressor with a capacity of 310 HP, and two hybrid motor with the possibility of charging from an ordinary outlet. We are talking about a two-litre engines T6 and T8 with the recoil 340 and 400 HP respectively (the first of them is equipped with a turbine and the other as the turbine, and compressor).
Top specification S60, developed by the „court“ tuning Studio Polestar equipped and hybrid power plant, had received other electronic control unit engine, sports body kit, Brembo brakes and stiffer suspension. The total capacity of the units in a car is 415 HP. (670 Nm). Acceleration from 0 to the first „hundreds“ took 4.7 seconds.