Volvo Car UK has announced prices for the
all-new V60 sports wagon. Available in four trim levels and with a wide
choice of petrol or diesel engines, the V60 sports wagon will start from
£23,145 for the 150PS T3 ES model, rising to £37,895 for the flagship
304PS T6 AWD SE Lux Geartronic Premium model. R-Design models, featuring
more dynamic styling and chassis enhancements, will also be available
The new Volvo V60
features striking coupé-like lines and a pronounced wedge shape that
enhances the car’s stance on the road and emphasises the dynamic design.
Behind the wheel, the V60 feels every bit as taut as its design thanks
to a chassis that has been tuned to match the expectations of enthusiast
Six engines will be available to UK
customers at launch – two diesels and four petrols. Entry into the range
will be the D3 model, which generates 163PS and 400Nm torque from its
2.0 diesel powerplant. Fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 51.4mpg
for the manual version (46.3mpg in Geartronic) while CO2
emissions are 144g/km (manual).
Further up the range is the 205PS D5,
with 420Nm torque. Also available with either manual or Geartronic
transmission, the 2.4-litre unit delivers a top speed of 143mph and can
sprint from 0-60mph in 7.5 seconds. Impressive performance is matched to
impressive fuel economy of 52.3mpg on the combined cycle (manual
version) with CO2 emissions of 142g/km.
Petrol engines enter the range with the
1.6-litre T3, featuring 150PS and 240Nm torque and Start/Stop
technology. Available only with a six-speed manual gearbox, the T3 will
return up to 42.2mpg on the combined cycle and emits 156g/km CO2.
Next up is the 1.6-litre T4 variant,
which is available with either six-speed manual or Geartronic
transmission. The 180PS, 240Nm torque engine will take the manual V60
from 0-60mph in 8.0 secs and on to a top speed of 137mph, while keeping
CO2 emissions down to 156g/km and delivering up to 42.2mpg.
The T4 also features Start/Stop technology on manual gearbox only.
A 2.0-litre petrol engine powers the T5
variant, boasting 240PS and 320Nm torque. The T5 emits 189g/km CO2
in manual guise (194g/km Geartronic) and will return up to 34.9mpg on
the combined cycle.
ES, SE and SE Lux
Standard equipment on all new Volvo V60
models starting with the new ES variant includes Electronic Climate
Control, Cruise Control, 5" colour screen as part of the new
Infotainment system, Information Centre, floor mats, Passenger Airbag
Cut-Off Switch, steering wheel remote audio controls, alloy wheels and
leather steering wheel and gear stick. In addition six-speaker
Performance Sound Audio System, 16" alloy wheels and charcoal trim are
The SE trim level starts from £25,145
for the T3 engine and maintains all the standard equipment in the ES
alongside Tylosand T-Tec upholstery, Shimmer Graphite aluminium trim,
watch dials, Auto Dimming rear view mirror, Autofolding Power Door
Mirrors with Puddle Lights, rain sensor, High Performance Sound System,
Bluetooth, Rear Park Assist and 17" alloy wheels.
Starting from £26,945 (T3), the
top-of-the-range SE Lux combines the ES and SE specifications and
incorporates Power Drivers Seat & Memory, leather-faced upholstery,
Active Bending Lights and headlamp cleaning.
To further enhance these already
comprehensive specifications, a "Premium Pack" upgrade is available on
SE, SE Lux and R-Design trim levels which adds leather-faced upholstery,
satellite navigation system, DAB Digital Radio and High Performance
Multimedia audio system to the car.
The UK is expected to be one of the
largest markets for Volvo’s new S60 and V60 R-Design models with an
expected uptake of 20%. The R-Design models feature enhanced styling
and more dynamic driving characteristics than the standard cars.
R-Design is available across both the S60 and V60 range – not just the
Exterior upgrades include unique
five-spoke 18” Ixiom alloys, a front strut brace and revised dampers
that result in a stiffer chassis for enhanced driver enjoyment, plus a
15mm lowered chassis, redesigned front valance and specially developed
rear diffuser incorporating twin exhaust tailpipes.
Inside, the driver and front passenger
sit in sports seats featuring a special leather/textile upholstery
trimmed in off-black and ceramic light, or in an all-black variant, both
with contrasting stitching. The interior also features an R-Design
steering wheel, gear selector, sports pedals and floor-mats.
R-Design models are priced from