A speculative rendering of the Swedish 3-series of the sedan has finally been disclosed. Remco Meulendijk, the Dutch artist when creating the next-gen Volvo S60, definitely must have had the S90 version in mind as the S60 does look like its baby version.
“S60 looks is next in line for the comprehensive facelift and is probably going to happen in 2017.” These were words spoken by Mr. Meulendijk and all car lovers are hopeful that this occurrence does not get delayed by any sort of way.
With most automotive companies incorporating groundbreaking modifications and designs to their new models, it seems that the S60 model is going to be the main weapon from the Volvo family in 2018.
Till then, why not browse through some mind-boggling specifications and inclusions done in Volvo S60 model 2018.
2018 Volvo S60 – Noticeable Modifications
Volvo enthusiasts have already witnessed some breakthroughs and revamp in the S90 model and in the new 2018 Volvo S60 model- new rear window sunshades, an upgraded rear parking system, and Thor’s hammer LED insignia will be noticed in its headlight clusters. In lieu of all this, lane guidance systems, accident avoiding sensors, and also interior air quality program all have been upgraded. The main highlights of the model include- latest chrome rooftop, large metal tires and Thor’s Hummer daytime jotting lights and all these give it that important WOW factor!
Some rumors also state that this handsome and compact sedan is going to be the new face of the company. It is also believed that some reconnoitered testing is being carried out to check as well as make improvements in it, if necessary!
2018 Volvo S60- Exterior:
Unlike big brother- S90, the new 2018 Volvo S60 hosts a smaller body and Mr. Meulendijk feels that it gives out the nimble sensation of a decent sports vehicle. Its wheels used are larger and are filled with arches giving it that athletic appearance.
Alluring C-shaped taillights and square tailpipes finish off the clean and premium look of the 2018 Volvo S60 model.
There are also some latest interior techs added to make it a bit exciting. A new 9.3-inch infotainment screen will be seen replacing its previous 7 inches display. Sensus a new infotainment system will be incorporated. Seat upholstery will be of good quality leather and with these new inclusions, some previous décor and security attributes from the S90 model will be adopted here too.
2018 Volvo S60 – Engine Specifications
The model will host a four cylinder supercharged 2.0-liter engine which notches up a power of 302 hp and torque of 295 lb.ft. Though its torque seems to be a bit down, its makers are confident that this model will be faster than some of its predecessors. Its top speed is estimated to be something like 60 mph in 4.7 sec.
A 6 speed and an 8-speed auto transmission could be mated with the engines. Fuel economy of the 2018 Volvo S60 will be somewhere around 24 mpg within the city and around 35 mpg on freeways.
2018 Volvo S60 – Launch Date and Price
The expected release date of the Volvo S60 2018 will be sometime in 2018, though accurate readings are still unknown. The price is expected to be around $35,000.
The new Volvo model will face its toughest rivalry dealing with the Jaguar XE, Infiniti Q50, BMW 3-series, the Audi A4 and also Mercedes-Benz C-class. Only time will tell how it fares with them!