Volvo is showcasing its whole vehicle lineup, all of which got redesigned one way or another. The updated models consisted of the 2014 Volvo S60, S80, V60, V70, XC60 and XC70. And here we are only missing the XC90, which will be replaced by next year.
If you are familiar with Volvo cars, you will know that there is a huge familiarity among its variant. Here we are focusing on the Volvo XC60 model, which other models will have the same feature and powertrain options. As we can see from the photos, the 2014 Volvo XC60 gets slightly reworked, which we can tell by a new wider hood shape. This feature enhance the sportiness of the car, and to make it feels bit more nimble and agile than a standard sedan.
When we think of a Volvo car, we sort equate it to being a safe car. With that, the Volvo XC60 comes with Corner Traction Control as standard equipment. This torque vectoring system helps the driver avoid understeer when accelerating out of a corner. In addition, it also comes with an optional Hill Descent Control boosts, which helps automatically controlling the car’s speed when driving down steep slopes.
With the high gas prices, all Volvo models will be offered with a range of fuel efficiency engines. These include Starting a 115 hp, four-cylinder D2 diesel in the new Volvo S60 with a manual gearbox or automatic gearbox; the new Volvo XC60 gets both the D5 (215 hp) and the D4 (163 hp) versions with a manual gearbox and All Wheel Drive; and the S60 with the 1.6-litre GTDi engine T4 (180 hp) or T3 (150 hp) with an automatic gearbox. The automatic transmission also gets paddle shifters.