2017 Volvo S60 redesign
Among the different car designs that Volvo is currently working on, one that deserves special mention is the 2017 Volvo S60. While in some regards it is a standard sedan with all the typical Volvo features, we can expect certain modifications in this new version. To begin with, this new vehicle is going to feature a more robust design than its earlier counterparts and its engine is going to pack even more power-packed performance features. So let’s have a look at what this new Volvo sedan has in store for us.
2017 Volvo S60: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2017 Volvo S60 comes with a more adventurous exterior than its predecessors. The car will have a rugged Cross Country look and will be fitted with a new fender, a brand new grille, new bumper and hood, a new cover as well as striking LED headlights. One look at the sedan and any ardent car aficionado can understand that its structure is a remodeled version of a regular sedan. This new vehicle also has 2.5 inches of increased ride height. The wheels will come in 18 and 19-inch variants and have high profile tires.
The interiors of all new 2017 Volvo S60 will have some truly striking features that will help to boost its luxury quotient. The minimalistic style together with use of rich quality materials will make anyone feel comfortable amidst its interiors. The seats will have premium leather upholstery and the wooden and aluminum trim will perfectly compliment its basic design. The front seat can be conveniently adjusted in different ways. Its dashboard will feature a waterfall center console that offers a wide range of control features.
The 9.3 inch alphanumeric video display console will be placed in the middle. Other distinct features that will be seen here include 7 inch color display along with the Sensus infotainment system, steering wheel fitted with additional control, satellite radio, satellite navigation, digital instrument cluster, 8-speaker audio system, climate control and Bluetooth connectivity. The spacious vehicle can accommodate 5 passengers.
2017 Volvo S60: Engine Specs
The 2017 Volvo S60 is going to have a 2.5-liter turbocharged 5-cylinder engine that is capable for producing 266 pound-feet of torque and 250 horsepower. This engine will be further fitted with a 6-speed automatic transmission. There are also certain rumors that suggest that this new sedan may also have a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder T5 Drive-E engine along with an 8-speed automatic transmission. All models except the Polestar model will have front wheel drive. The Polestar model, on the other hand, is going to have all wheels drive along with a special 3-liter engine with 370 pound-feet of torque and 350 horsepower as well as 6-speed manual transmission.
2017 Volvo S60: Release Date and Price
It is estimated that the 2017 Volvo S60 is going to be released in the United States market somewhere around the end of 2015 or early 2016. The high end features of this vehicle are certainly going to fetch greater price than what is the norm for standard sedans. The approximate price for this vehicle at the current moment is believed to be around $ 45 000.