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23 October 2013

Volvo launches the next gen S60 and XC60

Though changes are mainly cosmetic, Volvo's prize jewels are now better than ever...

Gagan Gupta
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There hasn't been much news from Volvo India off-late, but that changed today. The Scandinavians launched the next generation of their best selling models in India - the S60 and XC60.

The new S60 gets a more sporty design with 'determined-looking' headlamps and a more prominent front. There's a bit of emphasis given to the S60’s horizontal lines at both the front and the rear. There are also some additional details such as a wider grille and daylight running lights.

When it comes to safety we’re always a step ahead and a lot safer.

Volvo’s best-selling model, the XC60, takes on a more urban twist. The redesigned front features a new hood shape and an all- black trim.

Both cars feature digital instrument cluster with active TFT crystal display with 3 graphic themes - Elegance, ECO, and Performance. More new features include more comfortable sport seats, paddle shifters and dual exhaust tail pipes.

Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “Taking our philosophy of ‘Designed Around You’ a step further, we have the New Generation S60 and XC60 for our esteemed customers with changes designed around their comfort and need. We have focused on quality and attention to detail in order to give these dynamic models a major boost and sharpen their competitiveness. We have been listening very carefully to our customers to make improvements and ensure that we make these successful cars even more attractive. When it comes to safety we’re always a step ahead and a lot safer. The City Safety feature from 30km/h has been advanced to 50kph."

Ex-showroom, Delhi prices for the new 60 cars are...

S60
D4 KIN: Rs 29.9 lakh
D4 SUM: Rs 32.5 lakh
D5 SUM: Rs 35.5 lakh

XC60
D4 KIN: Rs 40.5 lakh
D4 SUM: Rs 43.5 lakh
D5 SUM: Rs 46.55 lakh

Tags: s60, xc60, volvo