The second generation of Volvo S60 came in 2010, and it was a well-selling vehicle, but considering that six years have passed since then, Volvo Company will probably release the new generation of S60. Volvo looks to reclaim one of the top spots in a very competitive market and hopes the 2017 Volvo S60 will help get them there. With striking exterior and elegant interior design, new S60 will give the impression like very aggressive, but also very stylish car. We can also expect numerous safety systems, which leads to the conclusion that this car can be a great family car, as well.
2017 Volvo S60 – Exterior and Interior Redesign
From the outside, the upcoming midsize sedan from Volvo looks beautiful and is expected that the height of this 2017 Volvo S60 will increase. With the new LED daytime running lights and also with a new set of C-shaped tail lamps, new 2017 S60 has a unique silhouette. Merit for the odd appearance belongs to the great sporty bumper with air intakes. This Volvo S60 2017 will ride on 18 and 19-inch alloy wheels depending on the trim level, and these wheels fit high profile tires. Is known that this model will be lighter than its predecessor thanks to the lightweight materials which are going to use. At the front, we can see classic Volvo front grille and down low there will be very quality LED fog lights that will provide better vision at nights and foggy conditions.
Inside the cabin, the new 2017 Volvo S60 is very luxurious and elegant but in general we do not have so many visual changes inside. What we can expect is that the new model will provide a lot of modern technology system never seen in the previous models. Furthermore, all seats in the cabin will be covered with beautiful leather and will provide very comfortable and luxurious ride. Also, the front seats are very supportive, and you can position it at whatever angle you want. On the center of the dashboard, we can see a large 9.3-inch alphanumeric video display with a lot of modern features. The Volvo has alway been one of the safest cars in the world, and that will be the case and with the S60. The 2017 Volvo S60 will come with numerous safety features as standard including Driver Alert Control, Road Sign Information, Lane Keeping Aid, Run-off-Road Mitigation, Run-off-Road Protection, and the City Safety package, as well. One of the most exciting features is the second-generation Pilot Assist. When this system is activated, it will control acceleration and braking and steering.
2017 Volvo S60 – Engine and Performance
The upcoming 2017 Volvo S60 will hit the dealerships with several engine options. Drive-E T5 engine with a replacement of 2.0-liter will be capable of generating 240 hp while the Drive-E T6 2.0-liter engine will be capable of producing 302 hp. These engines will be available in FWD only and it will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system. Furthermore, T5 engine will come with older inline 5-cylinder, capable of producing 250 horsepower while the T6 R-Design will get 3.0-liter inline-6 that will be capable of generating 325 hp. The power of these two engines is routed to the AWD, trough the 6-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode. The acceleration from 0-60 mph with the T6 engine is just 5.6 seconds. According to EPA, fuel consumption for the Drive-E T5 and Drive-E T6 engines is 25/37 mpg and 24/35 mpg while for the T5 and T6 R-Design engines are 20/29 mpg and 17/24 mpg, city/highway.
2017 Volvo S60 – Price and Release Date
The price of the new 2017 Volvo S60 will be around $45.000 while the release date of this remarkable and luxury model will be by the end of 2016.