Volvo XC60 2014 – Grease n Gasoline

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Volvo XC60


In a Volvo XC60, tackle any laid before you. you’re driving down Street or the bumpy side of a with the Volvo XC60 be doing it in comfort and style.


On the exterior, Volvo’s model, the XC60, gets a urban twist. The redesigned features a new hood shape emphasises the wide, confident

We’ve taken away any trim so the car is now all one body colour. The new look very focused and and the horizontal lines on the grille its chrome bars emphasise the width, says Fedde

The Volvo XC60 also from an interior upgrade. The new include new wood inlays, a new textile B-pillars and the silk frames around the air vents and controls.

The refined Volvo has a commanding driving position by generous ground clearance and the chassis.

The XC60 is designed to every bit as nimble and agile as a height road car.

Traction Control now comes as This torque vectoring helps the driver avoid by applying just the right of brake force to the inner while powering the outer when accelerating out of a corner.

With All Wheel Drive, the XC60 becomes an extremely vehicle on any road, in any kind of The optional Hill Descent boosts this capability by controlling the car’s speed driving down steep

Sensus Connected Touch connectivity on a new level

Sensus is the Volvo uses for all its HMI (Human Interface) functionality and the all-new Connected Touch is the latest

Volvo XC60 (2014)

Volvo XC60

It enables and Internet in the car and turns the 7-inch into a state-of-the-art infrared, touch screen that can be even when wearing – a world first in and handy in winter!

Connection is either via a car-mounted 3G/4G or the driver’s mobile phone.

The has access to full Internet (except when driving), streaming of music, Internet (TuneIn and Orange Live with thousands of channels all over the world, on-line Map and Search, Embedded Connected 3D with online traffic and dangerous zone warnings, Parking locator, weather a number of native and web applications, App for new functions and updates as well as a service locator.

It is also possible to share a network with everyone in the

You can find the track you want by saying its name. The voice-activated works on all music sources to the Sensus Connected Touch, Patrik Widerstrand. TripInfo is great feature that can out Wikipedia information about points along the route via the system.

Adaptive Digital

The Adaptive Digital Display, debuted in the all-new V40, is now in the new S60, V60 and XC60. This TFT (Thin Film Transistor) display takes the interaction car and driver to a new dimension, always the most important information in any situation.

The driver can choose three graphic themes:

The theme is the base mode a traditional and calm aura.

The Eco features green background designed to create an environmentally look. An Eco meter is displayed on the The current and accumulated fuel figures are displayed – and the is rewarded with a green E when eco-driving is optimal.

The theme has red background illumination, a sporty atmosphere. In the centre, a rev scale replaces the speedometer in the Elegance and Eco versions. Vehicle is shown digitally in the centre of the

The right display includes a meter – a gauge informs the driver how much is available and how much power is used at any given moment in

The V60 Plug-in Hybrid also with an additional Hybrid with blue illumination. It hybrid and battery information supports energy-efficient use of the ingenious

Lower fuel consumption

Car Group continues to push the of fuel efficiency and CO2 actions the model and engine range.

The consumption of the 115 hp, four-cylinder D2 diesel in the new S60 with a manual gearbox has improved to a class-leading 4.0 l/100 km (EU preliminary figures), translating CO2 emissions of only 106 g/km. The figures with the automatic are 4.1 l/100 km and 107 g/km (preliminary

Its estate cousin, the new Volvo V60 D2, has class-leading fuel consumption at 4.1 km (109 g/km) with the and 4.2 l/100 km (110 g/km) the automatic gearbox (preliminary

The automatic D3 (136 hp) and D4 (163 hp) of the new Volvo S60 and V60 now come with CO2 of 129 g/km (4.9 l/100

The new Volvo XC60 has also improved, with both the D5 hp) and the D4 (163 hp) versions with a gearbox and All Wheel Drive, a combined fuel consumption of 5.3 km (139 g/km).

There are with petrol power with the S60 with the 1.6-litre (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct engine T4 (180 hp) or T3 (150 hp) and gearbox now offering fuel at 6.8 l/100 km (159 g/km). The figure for the V60 T4 and T3 is 7.2 l/100 km (167

Paddle shifters

The three-spoke wheels can now be accompanied with shifters for cars specified automatic transmission. They the automatic box into a manual the benefit of shifting gear both hands on the wheel. The shifters give the enthusiastic an additional edge, particularly powering round twisty

And for the added comfort of drivers in and other cold countries, the wheel can also be specified heating for increased comfort on winter days.

Permanent beam with groundbreaking

The new Active High Beam makes journeys in the dark and more comfortable.

The technology the need to switch between low and beam. Instead, Active Beam Control makes it keep the headlights on full continuously.

When another car approaches the opposite direction, the system to prevent dazzling of the oncoming by shading out only as much of the as necessary. This is done by an projector module mechanism into the headlamp.

The same applies to drivers in preceding

Cornering Light for better

Another innovative option for in the dark is the low-speed Cornering feature. As an extension of the current Bending Light system, it up the area the driver is steering for safer manoeuvring – for when turning into a road or driving through a gateway at night.


Cars equipped with a sensor can now benefit from an heated windscreen for rapid on cold winter days.

The V60 and XC60 are also available outer rear view with auto dim. chromatic glass, the mirrors dim to avoid glare from traffic, just like the rear view mirror.

systems supporting the driver

is Volvo’s blanket name for all safety systems, and Volvo’s City Safety technology an important part. Fitted as this advanced safety works at speeds of up to 50 km/h. All can also get Pedestrian Detection full auto brake, watches out for people walking the car’s path.

The S60, V60 and XC60 can also be with the enhanced Blind Information System (BLIS), is now radar-based. The technology can also and alert the driver to rapidly vehicles up to 70 m behind the car, still informing the driver vehicles in the blind spots on sides of the car.

Cross Alert uses the radar at the rear end of the car to alert the driver to traffic from the sides reversing out of a parking space. is especially helpful in tight and areas where the side may be restricted.

Road Sign supports the driver by displaying signs on the instrument display.

As the in automotive safety, we have the risk of being involved in an or being injured in one of our latest car by abound 50 per cent since the 2000. By continuously introducing new and protective systems, we keep towards our safety vision nobody should … or serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the 2020, says Thomas Senior Safety Advisor at Car Group.

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