The all-new Volvo S60 sedan not only continues the Swedish brand’s strength when it comes to safety, but it also showed off Volvo’s strength in terms of design. Based on S60, the recently unveiled V60 Sports Wagon also shows a great leap forward when it comes to style.
Available with a range of gasoline and diesel engine, Volvo Dealer Union said the top of the line V60 will be powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter unit that produces 304 horsepower and 324 pound-feet of torque. That’s enough power to send this wagon from 0-60 mph in just 6.6 seconds. In addition to powerful powertrains, Volvo promises that the V60 has been designed to handle well in the corners and deliver more exciting driving dynamics than your average wagon.
“We’ve pushed the envelope to limits we’ve never previously approached. You simply have to drive this car to appreciate how we’ve driven chassis development to its pinnacle. Take the car out on a narrow, winding country road where every bend brings a new challenge and the new V60 will demonstrate its agility with sparkling enthusiasm,” says Stefan Sällqvist, who headed the development of the chassis in the new V60.
Unfortunately, Volvo doesn’t have any plans to bring the 2011 V60 Sports Wagon to the U.S. market. However, with hatchbacks and wagons picking up stream here, perhaps that will change soon. Check with Volvo Of Charlotte or your local Volvo dealer.
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