Volvo S60 Now Launched in India
Volvo Presents a Naughty Indulgence - The New S60
- Available in Petrol and Diesel Engines
- Starting Price Rs.27 Lakhs, Ex.Showroom Delhi.
The premium sedan will be available in both petrol and diesel variants - T6 AWD Petrol with 304 hp and 440 Nm (most powerful engine in its segment) and D5 Diesel with 205 hp and 420 Nm. In addition to being competitively priced, Volvo S60 will offer unique features such as World’s first ‘Pedestrian Detection’ with full auto brake, Advanced Control with Torque Vectoring, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and Laser Assisted Automatic Braking – City Safety, Turn with steering lights (Active Bending Lights) among others.
Commenting at the launch of Volvo S60, Mr. Göran Larsson, President, Volvo Cars Malaysia, said, “I am extremely delighted to be present here today for the launch of our latest premium sedan offering for the Indian market. This comes at the back of the global launch of the S60 as recent as in Q3, 2010. Volvo S60 has been sculpted to move you and your senses. It is without doubt the most dynamic car model Volvo has ever presented - and its Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake is a groundbreaking safety feature.” Speaking at the launch ceremony, Paul de Voijs, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, said, “Safety, Scandinavian design and environmental consideration are all part and parcel of the Volvo brand. With the all-new Volvo S60, a new dimension is now being revealed - The Naughty Volvo. The aim is for driving pleasure, world-class design and innovative safety to attract more customers to the Volvo brand.” "Words alone cannot do justice to the driving properties this sedan embodies. You simply have to drive the car to understand what it's about”, further added Mr. de Voijs.
Globally Volvo S60 has been a great success and has won over 34 coveted awards including – Golden Klaxon in 'Technological Breakthrough' category, Russia, FuturAuto Award for Pedestrian Safety, Belgium, Scottish Executive Car of the Year' award 2010, Car of the year 2011, Norway, Car of the Year 2011, Greece, Sports Car of the Year 2010, Russia, The Best Driving-Dynamic Luxury Sedan, China, Fashion-leading Car, China, United States Car of the Year, UK Best Executive diesel for D5, Canada Best New Sports Sedan among others.
Acceleration 0 – 100 kmph
Fuel Efficiency (combined)
- T6 Petrol - 6.5 Seconds
- D5 Diesel - 8.1 Seconds
- T6 Petrol - 9.8 kmpl
- D5 Diesel - 14.1 kmpl
- T6 Petrol - 243 g/km
- D5 Diesel - 189 g/km
Model - Ex-showroom prices
- Volvo S60, D5 Kinetic - Rs. 27 lakhs
- Volvo S60, D5 Summum - Rs. 32 lakhs
- Volvo S60, T6 Summum - Rs. 34 lakhs