The much awaited 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country finally touched down the welcoming carpet of Indian automotive segment today. A special and one of its kind sedan, it carries the opulence of a luxury sedan along with a ruggedness required for those tough and dusty roads in cross-country.
You can now sprint through all rough and uneven paths with utmost comfort because the new Volvo S60 Cross Country meets all prerequisites of sporty ventures. Apart from a whopping ground clearance of 201mm, it can be applauded for being the first luxury sedan designed exclusively for India. Here is an in-detail view of the “All Weather, All Road” set of luxury wheels.
The new S60 Cross Country carries a price tag of Rs. 38.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi and Mumbai, excluding octroi).
The Swedish car maker has blessed its new creation with a dynamic design that is fuses an unconventional sporty spirit with sedan concept. The front fascia of the car greets you with a Cross Country honeycomb grille that comes with the Ironmark inscribed between its headlights. The increased ground clearance brings out the wheel arches in side profile giving it a typical Cross Country look. The rear is embellished with dual integrated tail pipes and standard active turn indicators. The saloon comes equipped with larger 18-inch or optional 19-inch alloy wheels.
The inner end of the car is exceptionally neat with simple shapes. The minute attention to each small detail is clearly visible and the concept of luxury gets solidified with implementation of genuine wood and leather. It also flaunts Piano Black deco option, a frameless inner rear-view mirror, and leather gear knobs. The seats adorn dual-tone leather with special contrast stitching.
The Volvo S60 Cross Country runs on a 5-pot 2.4-liter oil burner that is capable of yielding power worth 187bhp against a peak torque of 420Nm. This powertrain is capable to hit a top speed of 210kmph. Transmission duties are performed by a 6-speed automatic gearbox. What makes the deal more interesting is the All Wheel Drive option with it which ensures best performance over all kind of roads.
The suspension end of this power puffed sedan is handled by front as well as rear hydraulic shock absorbers and stabilizing bars. The AWD couples with ideas Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC) and Advanced Stability Control. Further safety is ensured by laser assisted automatic brakes, EBD, EBA, Hill Descent Control, HSA, and a few others.
Since it is a unique and first of its kind in Indian market, it has no direct competition in India as of now.
Type – 2.4-litre turbocharged diesel
Maximum Power – 187bhp
Maximum Torque – 420Nm
Transmission – 6-Speed AT
Top Speed – 210Kmph
Length – 4638 mm
Width – 2097 mm
Height – 1539 mm
Wheelbase – 2774 mm
Ground Clearance – 201 mm
• Personal Car Communicator With Keyless Drive
• Basic Alarm with Interior Movement Sensor (IMS)
• Power Child Lock For Rear Doors
• Home Safe Lighting
• Water Repellent Front Side Windows
• Cruise Control
• Park Assist Camera
• Hill Descent Control
• Park Assist On Front as well as Rear End
• Speed Sensitive Power Steering
• Height And Length Adjustable Steering Wheel
• Hill Start Assist
• 2 Step Airbag
• Whiplash Protection
• Pyrotechnical Pretentioners
• Intelligent Driver Information System