|2014 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid|
2014 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Following the successful introduction in its high-specification 'Pure Limited' guise, the inventive Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is now to be had with a full variety of colours and specs, which include most of the design and era upgrades of the standard V60, while retaining its precise and class-main forty eight g/km emissions.
"We've made the auto appearance more practical and dynamic, reflecting its character. And your every interplay along with your automobile is greater intuitive, expressive and customisable," says Patrik Widerstrand.
The tailgate on the sector's first diesel plug-in hybrid still presentations the D6 AWD badge, hinting at the excessive levels of performance below its pores and skin. The front wheels are powered by way of a 5-cylinder 2.Four-litre turbodiesel engine producing 215 hp and maximum torque of 440 Nm, all conveyed through six-velocity computerized transmission.
The rear axle is powered by an electric powered motor producing 70 hp and 2 hundred Nm. The electric powered motor is supplied with energy from an 11.2 kWh lithium-ion battery p.C. Established below the floor of the weight compartment.
The driver selects the desired driving mode thru 3 buttons that supply the car 3 totally one of a kind temperaments: Pure, Hybrid or Power.
- In Pure mode, the auto is powered solely through its electric motor as a lot as possible. The variety is as much as 50 kilometres.
- Hybrid is the usual setting whenever the car is began. The diesel engine and electric motor cooperate to reap CO2 emissions (NEDC, mixed driving cycle for certification) of 48 g/km (1.8 l/100km).
- In Power mode, the generation is optimised to provide the auto the maximum feasible electricity. The diesel engine and electric motor combine to deliver a complete power output of 215+70 hp and most torque of over six hundred Nm. The car speeds up from zero to a hundred km/h in 6.1 seconds.
Sensus Connected Touch - connectivity on a brand new stage
Sensus is the name Volvo makes use of for all its HMI (Human Machine Interface) functionality and the all-new Sensus Connected Touch is the contemporary addition.
It enables connectivity and Internet inside the automobile and turns the 7-inch display into a today's infrared, beam-scanned contact display that can be used even if sporting gloves - a world first in vehicles and available in wintry weather!
Connection is made either via a car-established 3G/4G dongle or the motive force's cellular telephone.
The person has get entry to to complete Internet surfing (except while using), Internet streaming of tune, Internet radio (TuneIn and Orange Live Radio) with hundreds of channels from all over the world, online (Google) Map and Search, Embedded Connected three-D navigation with on line site visitors data and threatening zone warnings, Free Parking locator, weather statistics, some of native and internet packages, App Store for new capabilities and updates in addition to a Volvo service locator.
It is likewise possible to share a WiFi network with every body in the vehicle.
"You can find the song you need just by way of saying its name. The voice-activated gadget works on all track assets related to the Sensus Connected Touch," explains Patrik Widerstrand. "TripInfo is some other exquisite characteristic which can study out Wikipedia records about interesting points alongside the route through the audio system."
Lower fuel intake
Volvo Car Group maintains to push the boundaries of gas efficiency and CO2 actions across the model and engine range.
The gas intake of the 115 hp, four-cylinder D2 diesel within the new Volvo S60 with a guide gearbox has been stepped forward to a category-main 4.Zero l/one hundred km (EU Combined, preliminary figures), translating into CO2 emissions of only 106 g/km. The corresponding figures with the automatic gearbox are four.1 l/100 km and 107 g/km (initial figures).
Its property cousin, the brand new Volvo V60 D2, additionally has magnificence-main gas intake at 4.1 l/one hundred km (109 g/km) with the guide and 4.2 l/one hundred km (a hundred and ten g/km) with the automatic gearbox (initial figures).
The computerized D3 (136 hp) and D4 (163 hp) variations of the new Volvo S60 and V60 now include CO2 emissions of 129 g/km (4.Nine l/one hundred km).
The new Volvo XC60 has also been improved, with each the D5 (215 hp) and the D4 (163 hp) versions with a guide gearbox and All Wheel Drive, turning in a blended fuel intake of 5.3 l/100 km (139 g/km).
There are improvements with petrol power too, with the S60 with the 1.6-litre GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engine T4 (180 hp) or T3 (one hundred fifty hp) and automated gearbox now presenting fuel intake at 6.8 l/100 km (159 g/km). The corresponding discern for the V60 T4 and T3 is 7.2 l/a hundred km (167 g/km).
The 3-spoke steering wheels can now be accompanied with paddle shifters for motors specified with computerized transmission. They turn the automated container into a manual with the benefit of shifting tools with each fingers on the wheel. The paddle shifters deliver the enthusiastic driver a further side, especially when powering round twisty roads. And for the delivered consolation of drivers in Sweden and different bloodless nations, the steerage wheel can also be special with heating for multiplied comfort on cold winter days.
Permanent high beam with groundbreaking technology
The new Active High Beam Control makes trips in the dark more secure and extra cozy.
The generation gets rid of the want to replace among low and high beam. Instead, Active High Beam Control makes it feasible maintain the headlights on full beam continuously.
When some other vehicle tactics from the opposite course, the system facilitates to save you outstanding of the oncoming motive force by shading out handiest as a whole lot of the beam as important. This is completed by using an creative projector module mechanism integrated into the headlamp.
The same advantage applies to drivers in previous automobiles.
Cornering Light for higher visibility
Another modern option for riding within the darkish is the low-velocity Cornering Light characteristic. As an extension of the modern-day Active Bending Light system, it lighting fixtures up the region the driving force is steering toward for more secure manoeuvring - as an example, when becoming a small road or riding via a slender gateway at night time.