|2014 Volvo V60|
2014 Volvo V60 The new Volvo V60 is the car for individuals who want the versatility of an estate however need the dealing with of a sports sedan - all in a stylish Scandinavian bundle. As with the brand new Volvo S60, the design team has accelerated the brand new V60's avenue presence by using emphasising its horizontal lines, which visually connects the auto immediately to the street. The Volvo V60's silhouette is a visible reminder that this is no regular estate - it's a wagon with a coupé-like appearance.
The Volvo V60 gives you a dynamic driving revel in, with the identical pin-sharp managing as its sister saloon and with the equal chassis options and the equal degrees of patron preference - Touring, Dynamic, Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept) and Lower Sport Chassis, previously simplest to be had on the R-Design model.
"We're certainly proud of the usual Dynamic chassis. It gives a responsive, in-command driving revel in and we truly agree with that it's one of the nice within the phase," says Patrik Widerstrand.
At the coronary heart of the extra versatility of the Volvo V60 is its clever seating. The rear seats may be folded down in 3 forty/20/forty segments, in order that the rear 430 litres of load space may be supplemented quickly and without problems. Parents favour the V60's -stage incorporated booster cushions for kids. With one simple motion, the booster cushions pop-up from the seat base giving a cozy and secure ride top for youngsters from three years and upwards.
Sensus Connected Touch - connectivity on a brand new stage
Sensus is the name Volvo uses for all its HMI (Human Machine Interface) capability and the all-new Sensus Connected Touch is the present day addition.
It permits connectivity and Internet inside the car and turns the 7-inch show into a brand new infrared, beam-scanned contact screen that can be used even if sporting gloves - a world first in vehicles and handy in iciness!
Connection is made both thru a car-set up 3G/4G dongle or the motive force's mobile telephone.
The consumer has get admission to to complete Internet surfing (except while driving), Internet streaming of track, Internet radio (TuneIn and Orange Live Radio) with thousands of channels from all over the international, online (Google) Map and Search, Embedded Connected 3D navigation with on line traffic info and dangerous region warnings, Free Parking locator, climate information, a number of native and internet applications, App Store for new functions and updates as well as a Volvo service locator.
It is likewise viable to share a WiFi network with all of us in the car.
"You can find the song you need just by means of announcing its call. The voice-activated machine works on all track sources connected to the Sensus Connected Touch," explains Patrik Widerstrand. "TripInfo is any other first rate feature that can study out Wikipedia information about interesting points alongside the direction through the audio system."
Lower gasoline intake
Volvo Car Group keeps to push the limits of gas performance and CO2 movements across the version and engine range.
The gasoline intake of the one hundred fifteen hp, four-cylinder D2 diesel inside the new Volvo S60 with a manual gearbox has been improved to a class-leading four.0 l/one hundred km (EU Combined, preliminary figures), translating into CO2 emissions of handiest 106 g/km. The corresponding figures with the automatic gearbox are four.1 l/one hundred km and 107 g/km (preliminary figures).
Its property cousin, the new Volvo V60 D2, also has magnificence-main fuel consumption at four.1 l/a hundred km (109 g/km) with the guide and four.2 l/one hundred km (one hundred ten g/km) with the automatic gearbox (initial figures).
The automatic D3 (136 hp) and D4 (163 hp) versions of the new Volvo S60 and V60 now come with CO2 emissions of 129 g/km (4.Nine l/a hundred km).
The new Volvo XC60 has additionally been advanced, with both the D5 (215 hp) and the D4 (163 hp) variations with a guide gearbox and All Wheel Drive, delivering a mixed fuel intake of 5.Three l/one hundred 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 (150 hp) and automatic gearbox now providing gas intake at 6.8 l/one hundred km (159 g/km). The corresponding discern for the V60 T4 and T3 is 7.2 l/a hundred km (167 g/km).
The three-spoke steerage wheels can now be followed with paddle shifters for cars unique with automated transmission. They flip the automatic container right into a guide with the gain of shifting equipment with both fingers at the wheel. The paddle shifters give the enthusiastic driving force a further side, specially whilst powering spherical twisty roads. And for the added consolation of drivers in Sweden and other cold countries, the steerage wheel can also be targeted with heating for increased comfort on cold winter days.
Permanent high beam with groundbreaking era
The new Active High Beam Control makes journeys in the dark safer and more comfy.
The technology removes the want to interchange among low and high beam. Instead, Active High Beam Control makes it feasible hold the headlights on full beam continuously.
When some other automobile strategies from the alternative direction, the device helps to prevent extraordinary of the oncoming motive force by way of shading out only as a whole lot of the beam as vital. This is done by means of an imaginative projector module mechanism included into the headlamp.
The same gain applies to drivers in previous cars.
Cornering Light for better visibility
Another innovative choice for using in the dark is the low-velocity Cornering Light characteristic. As an extension of the cutting-edge Active Bending Light device, it lights up the area the motive force is guidance towards for safer manoeuvring - for instance, when becoming a small avenue or driving through a slender gateway at night time.
Cars ready with a rain sensor can now benefit from an electrically heated windscreen for rapid de-icing on bloodless iciness days.
The S60, V60 and XC60 are also to be had with outer rear view mirrors with vehicle dim. Using chromatic glass, the mirrors robotically dim to avoid glare from other traffic, much like the inner rear view replicate.