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Volvo launches new luxury SUV XC60

Charles Frump_Managing Director Volvo Auto India

Swedish car giant Volvo Cars launched the New XC60, replaceing the original XC60 that has been the largest selling model with nearly a million units sold globally as well as in India.  

The new XC60 SUV is priced at Rs 55.9 Lakh Ex-showroom, India.

 Charles Frump, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India shared, “The XC60 is not only one of our largest selling models globally but has been received well in India too. In fact, it makes up almost a third of our total sales here. We are confident that the all new XC60 with its segment defining features, modern Scandinavian design and luxury will prove to be an attractive proposition for customers replicating its predecessor’s success. Our commitment to launch quickly after the global launch emphasizes our intent in India.”

The new XC60 is designed to provide a wonderful driving experience. With the signature Thor’s Hammer and Volvo’s tail lights the design provides a sporty feel. The interior is a masterful composition of Scandinavian luxury and beautiful use of materials. Trimmed in nappa leather fine wood along the dashboard that boasts of a 9-inch portrait-oriented touchscreen giving the cabin a lavish look and feel.

IntelliSafe technologies help protect not only the people inside the car but also consider people on the outside, for example technology that helps you to detect pedestrians and cyclists. When you drive at speeds up to 50 km/h, our City Safety collision avoidance technology looks ahead of you and brakes automatically if you are about to run into a vehicle in front. Our IntelliSafe technologies like Electronic Stability Control add to reassuring driving stability in all conditions without sacrificing the joy of driving.

The heart of the new XC60 is a robust diesel engine that has a Volvo invention – Power Pulse Technology. This feature spools up the turbo instantly therby negating any turbo-lag from a stop-go situation, Power Pulse provides a constant boost to the acceleration. This twin-turbo engine delivers 173kW / 235 hp and 480 Nm torque coupled with an 8-Speed gearbox with paddle shifts ensuring a smooth or a sporty performance. The new generation powertrains are clean and comply with stringent European and Indian emission norms.

Five types of drive modes – Eco, Comfort, Dynamic, Off-Road and Individual provides you a varied choice of settings apt for your luxurious drive to work or an adventurous drive to your weekend destination.

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