Thursday, December 17, 2009

Volvo Australia speak about S60 and V60

Some more details about the launch of the V60 from Volvo Australia MD Alan Desselss:

Volvo S60 to launch in November 2010 for 2011 model year.
Launch engines to include 2.4 i5 and new D5 diesel.
Powerful & efficient GTDi engine to be introduced later.
Volvo V60 to launch in early 2011 and will be unveiled at Paris Motor Show, which runs from 2 - 17 October 2010.
Both models to share engine lineup and optional AWD drivetrain.

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Spy shots of V60

The S60 design cues are clearly visible, along with the car's clear heritage in the V70 range. The rear, although camouflaged, bears a slight resemblance to the Saab 9-3 Sportcombi? I hope the seemingly ungainly rear overhang is as a result of the plastic additions to hide the production car's lines, and not from the hand of the designer...