2011 Volvo XC60 – Top Speed

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2011 Volvo XC60

on 11.16.2010 23:30 by Simona

The XC60 enters the 2011 year with no major on either the exterior or the interior. it does get is a new Pedestrian Detection a full auto brake system and a new infotainment system, to the one found in the S60 .

The new Pedestrian Detection full auto brake system works together to that no pedestrian will get due to unfortunate incident. The system radar and camera technology to for pedestrians at the front of the car. The will alert the driver who can act accordingly by either braking or clear of the pedestrian.

If the driver is in any way and does not brake or steer then the auto brake will stop the vehicle before the vehicle hits the

The Volvo XC60 will powered with a choice of a direct-injected 1.6-liter and a 2-liter engine.

Press release the jump.

Press release

As of the end of 2010, the Volvo XC60 can be with the new Pedestrian Detection Full Auto Brake system. At the same time, the gets the new infotainment system has been introduced in the Volvo S60 and All the information is presented in a five or inch colour screen into the upper part of the console.

The new four-cylinder direct-injection 1.6- and GTDi engines are now beginning to their entry throughout the Volvo Cars#8217; model

Pedestrian Detection with Auto Brake, which was in the new Volvo S60 and V60, is now also in the Volvo XC 60. This is a support that helps the driver potentially dangerous situations and can help avoid the nightmare of colliding with a pedestrian. collisions occur on a daily in the increasingly intensive traffic

For instance, 16 percent of all those in traffic in Sweden are pedestrians. The figure for the USA is 11 percent, Germany is at 13 and in China the figure is as high as up to 25

First a warning, then braking power

Pedestrian Detection with Auto Brake uses and camera technology to watch out for in front of the car. The main of the initial warning is to alert the so he or she can brake or steer out of the way. If the does not respond to the warning, the car brakes with full moments before the collision unavoidable.

With automatic collisions can in certain circumstances be at speeds of up to 35 km/h.

It is estimated if all cars were fitted Pedestrian Detection with Auto Brake the number of … would be able to be by more than 20 percent. The figure for serious injuries is 30 percent. In three cases out of the collision may be able to be entirely

The estimates are based on pedestrians hit by the front of the car.

Pedestrian with Full Auto doesn#8217;t function in situations the camera#8217;s capacity is affected, for in the dark and in poor weather. It is the driver that is responsible for safely.

Can also avoid impacts

The collision warning is also programmed to react if the in front is at a standstill or is moving in the direction as one#8217;s own car. In situations, a collision may be avoided if the difference between the two vehicles is 35 km/h. The technology is active in all

In the comfort stakes, the Volvo with automatic transmission is now with the latest version of Cruise Control (ACC), automatically helps maintain a gap to the vehicle in front. New is that works also when in slow-moving traffic, all the way down to The car accelerates automatically when the gets moving again.

A in the grille with a 180 degree of vision is one new feature in the XC60#8217;s range. This camera is a asset in road junctions limited visibility and also parking. The view from the is presented in a screen integrated the centre console.

Same system as the S60 and V60

The Volvo XC60 is being upgraded with an new infotainment system where from the audio system, unit, mobile phone and functions is presented in a five-inch or colour screen in the upper of the centre console. This is positioned high up in the driver#8217;s of vision to make it easy to his or her eyes safely on the road.

All the functions can be operated via buttons into the steering wheel or positioned immediately below the screen. In addition, there is a remote control.

At the same the XC60 gets the same of centre stack and the same of audio units as recently in the Volvo S60 and V60.

The most audio unit, Premium has a Class D digital 5x130W with circuits from experts Anaview, Dolby in combination with Dolby Pro II Surround, the latest MultEQ Audyssey Laboratories and 12 loudspeakers.

In to Premium Sound, which with a seven-inch screen, are three other audio to choose between.

Two-litre engines in several models

The new direct-injected 1.6-litre and 2-litre engines are now becoming available in a range of Volvo models. The new (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct T5 engine has a displacement of two litres and no less than 240 hp. Torque is a 320 Nm. The T5 engine in combination with automatic six-speed Powershift becomes available in the Volvo V70, XC60, S60 and V60 models.

Powershift works in principle two parallel manual gearboxes separate clutches, resulting in and fuel-saving gear changes.

The T5 is available with a six-speed gearbox in the Volvo S80, S60 and V60.

We have succeeded in a four-cylinder engine that is as as a 2.5-litre five-cylinder unit but much more energy-efficient. is a welcome development both for the and for those customers who want performance and good driveability. One of the important explanations behind the is our patented new turbo system has been tailor-made for smaller, energy-efficient engines, says Welander, acting Senior President Product Development at Cars.

Two new 1.6-litre GTDi

Two versions of a new 1.6-litre GTDi are also being introduced: the T4 180 horsepower and the T3 which produces 150 Torque in both versions is 240 Nm, and engines offer excellent power throughout the speed The torque curve is relatively which promotes a particularly driving experience.

The T4 engine is available with or a six-speed manual gearbox in the S80, V70, S60 and V60. In the S60 and V60 with manual gearbox is also a start/stop function switches off the engine when the car is at a with the clutch pedal and the gear lever in neutral. The starts up as soon as the driver the clutch pedal.

In the Volvo S60 and the T3 engine is only available in with a manual gearbox and function.

In the S60 and V60 both transmission have a DRIVe button in the panel to switch the fuel-saving off and on: Powershift comes with a new that disengages drive the driver lets the car coast the accelerator fully released. reduces rolling resistance and cut fuel consumption. In cars the manual gearbox, it is the start/stop that is controlled by the DRIVe

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