The new sport sedan the S60 is the first Volvo, made in the USA.
Volvo Cars has unveiled new sport sedan the S60 at its first American plant in Charleston (South Carolina).
The official opening of the new plant in Charleston and bringing to market new models emphasize the desire of Volvo Cars to reinforce its position in the United States. This step proves the strategic importance of the U.S. market for the company. It here runs in the first production made in the USA Volvo sport sedan premium S60.
“The new S60 is one of the most amazing cars Volvo we’ve ever created, says håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo Cars. Is a car for those who gets pleasure driving. The new model will allow the company to occupy a leading position in the segment of premium midsize sedans on the U.S. markets and China, creating even more opportunities for the growth of Volvo Cars”.
The new S60 is the first Volvo to be sold without a diesel engine. He will confirm electrification strategy and aspirations of the company to work without the traditional internal combustion engine in the future. In 2017, Volvo Cars became the first global car manufacturer, announced that from 2019 all new models will be electrified.
The new S60 will have two versions of the plug-in (plug-in) hybrids with a petrol engine with compressor and turbocharger: T6 AWD Twin Engine capacity of 340 HP and award-winning T8 Twin Engine AWD rated at 400 HP To order will also available proven gasoline engines T5 and T6.
For the first time in the segment of premium midsize sedans car S60 will be available by subscription Care by Volvo, which offers a monthly fee for the use of the car and has no down payment. With service Care by Volvo to own a car becomes as easy as a smartphone. This method of car ownership in Russia is not yet available.
“The choice of driving modes and active chassis sport S60 provide character and excellent regulation that makes the car attractive for lovers of dynamic driving experience, says Henrik green, senior Vice President research and development at Volvo Cars. – S60 will bring to the segment of premium midsize sedans, the advanced technologies represented in our 90-th and 60-th series, which will allow him to become one of the best sports sedans on the market.”
The new S60 is based on own developments – architecture, scalable platform SPA. The new sedan used security technologies used in automobiles 90-series and the award-winning XC60. These models received the highest score in the safety ratings, which automatically makes the S60 one of the safest cars on the road. Infotainment system Sensus presents the latest release from mid-size V60 wagon, released earlier this year.
The City safety is already included in the basic package, as on all Volvo models. Technology is able to identify pedestrians, cyclists and large animals on the road and in case of danger will help the driver to avoid collision using automatic braking. Such a system is introduced in the segment of midsize sedans.
Improved performance of the technology semi-Autonomous driving Pilot Assist on turns. The system takes over the steering, acceleration and braking at speeds up to 130 km/h the S60 is also equipped with a technology Run-off-Road Mitigation (preventing run-off-road), an oncoming Lane Mitigation (prevention of departure on the oncoming traffic) and other helpers of the driver. As options available in the warning system moving in the transverse direction of the vehicle Cross Traffic Alert (also with automatic braking).
Infotainment system Sensus Connect is fully compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and supports 4G. System with an intuitive interface allows you to control various functions: navigation, services, connectivity, and entertainment applications.
Electrified version of the new S60 can become more dynamic when you install the sports package at Polestar Engineered specially developed by the manufacturer of electrified sports car Polestar.
The Polestar Engineered package available for hybrid vehicles new 60 series power unit T8 Twin Engine. A comprehensive proposal from Polestar includes a tuning car wheels, brake system, suspension and engine control unit that allows you to increase the power of S60 to 415 HP
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