Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan

Production Cars 22 Jun 2018
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan

Volvo has revealed the new S60 mid-size sedan, that will be built in South Carolina and will be Volvo’s first car without a diesel offer.


The new S60 will be produced at the company’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina.

Volvo S60 Inscription Exterior Design

The model is the first Volvo car to be sold without a diesel offer, signaling the company’s commitment to electrification and a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.

Volvo S90 vs Volvo S60 Design Comparison

Compared to the S90, the S60 has a more athletic side view thanks to the character line that defines the rear shoulders and the more angled bottom contour of the rear windows

Volvo S90 vs Volvo S60 Design Comparison

Like the V60 estate model presented earlier this year, the new S60 is based on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform.

Volvo S90 vs Volvo S60 Design Comparison

Among the onboard systems are the City Safety with Autobrake technology – capable of recognizing pedestrians, cyclists and large animals – and the optional Pilot Assist system – which supports the driver with steering, acceleration and braking on well-marked roads up to 80mph.

Volvo S60 Body in white

The Sensus Connect infotainment system is compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and 4G, and is controlled through a tablet-style touchscreen interface that combines car functions, navigation, connected services and in-car entertainment apps.

Volvo S60 Inscription Interior Design

Two turbocharged and supercharged plug-in hybrid gasoline engines will be available in the new S60: Volvo’s T6 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid that generates a combined 340hp, and the award-winning T8 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid that delivers 400hp. Volvo’s T5 and T6 gasoline engines will be available at launch in selected markets.

Volvo S60 T8 Plug in Hybrid Chassis

Electrified versions of the new S60 also offer a performance handling upgrade called Polestar Engineered – developed by Volvo Cars’ electric performance arm, Polestar.

Volvo S60 Inscription Exterior Design

Volvo S60 Inscription Interior Design

Volvo S60 Inscription Interior Design

Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered Interior Design

Volvo S60 R Design Front Grille

Volvo S60 R Design Headlight

Volvo S60 R Design Exterior Design

Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered Wheel Design

(Source: Volvo)

Image Gallery

Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 12
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 27
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 26
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 9
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 19
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 21
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 2
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 6
Volvo reveals US-built S60 sedan - Image 25

Related Stories

Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Debuting at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the new Volvo S60 ups its game in both the sports and technology arenas. While it may lack some of the flare of the concept, this 4-door coupe certainly retains most of its distinctive characteristics.
2014 Audi TT: Design Gallery

2014 Audi TT: Design Gallery

On the occasion of the launch of the restyled TT (article coming soon), here is the complete set of official design sketches released by Audi in 2014 for the launch of the third generation Audi TT Coupé.
New Volvo S60: first images

New Volvo S60: first images

Volvo has released the first images of the new S60 model, the dynamic four-door sedan based on the S60 Concept unveiled at Detroit and set to debut at Geneva 2010. Among the innovative features is the Pedestrian Detection system.

Comments

Leave a Comment

Newsletter

Get all the updates with our weekly newsletter!

Find a Car


Scroll To Top
Scroll To Bottom