The Swedish luxury car manufacturer, Volvo is working on the new-generation S60 sedan and has already begun it testing in Norway. While the first teaser picture (camouflaged) was dropped last week, now a clearer image (undisguised) has emerged on the web revealing side and rear design details of the car. The 2019 Volvo S60 sedan will enter production at the carmaker’s Charleston, South Carolina plant this year. Read – Volvo XC40 Wins “Car of the Year 2018” At Geneva Motor Show
While the global launch of the vehicle will take place this year, it will hit Indian shores sometime next year. In the Indian market, the 2019 Volvo S60 will continue to take on the German trios – Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series. Most of the design and styling bits of the S60 seems inspired by the recently unveiled V60 wagon and S90 sedan. Read – Volvo XC90: All You Need To Know
Winter testing of new #VolvoS60 in Lofoten Norway.
Passionate product owner Magnus Olsson very satisfied with results. Car will be built in new factory in South Carolina later this year. pic.twitter.com/Htv6cJt7R7
— Håkan Samuelsson (@hakan_samuel) February 28, 2018
The 2019 Volvo S60 sedan also shares its platform – SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) with the V60. As of now, the design and interior details of the sedan are scanty. Though, the spy picture reveals that it will feature gloss black wheel cap and C-shaped LED taillamps. The windows trim and exhaust tip get lots of chrome treatment. Read About – New Volvo V40 & V40 Cross Country
Volvo S60 Polester Picture Gallery
At the front fascia, the Thor’s Hammer-styled LED daytime running lights (DRLs), wraparound headlamps, a wide grille and bumper will remain unchanged. Though, the lip will be more pronounced. Interior of the sedan could be classed up with new soft touch materials. It might also get Volvo touchscreen infotainment system.
Engine setup of the Volvo S60 will include both petrol and diesel units. Power for the petrol model will come from a 2.0-litre engine that will be good for 156bhp, and the diesel iteration will get a 240bhp motor. If reports are to be believed, the 2019 Volvo S60 might also come with a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid system. However, it will be launched at a later stage. Picture Gallery – Volvo XC90 T8 Hybrid
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Spy Picture Courtesy – Teknikens Varld