New luxury sedan from Sweden is almost ready to hit the showroom floors. We’re talking about new and great 2016 Volvo S60 which’s coming better than ever.
Exterior and interior changes
The new 2016 Volvo S60 is a remarkable luxury sedan which will leave everybody impressed with its new lines, beautiful touches and modern design. New model will represent the sixth generation of this model and it will be improved in every segment. As for the exterior, new 2016 Volvo S60 will come with curvier lines. It will keep elegance which is characteristic of these cars, but it will also bring some modern and more attractive touches. There are some rumors that new model will come lighter. In this case, engineers will use lightweight materials such as aluminum panel, carbon dioxide fiber and some strength light steel. With lighter body 2016 Volvo S60 will improve some of its general performances, such as handling and speed acceleration. Also, with lighter body it will use less fuel, so it will improve fuel economy too. This is very important fact nowadays. Major changes of new 2016 Volvo S60 will be made on the front end. We will be introduced with new front grille, new headlights, redesigned front bumper and hood. New front grille will be rectangular and more dominant and bossy. Below the grille will be redesigned front bumper which will look a bit more muscular and aggressive. On the middle of it, exactly bellow the grille, there will be new wider air vent. There are also new fog lamps and some beautiful chromed details. New 2016 Volvo S60 will also bring new rectangular headlights which will be powered with the latest LED technology. When we take a side view, we will see Volvo’s unique elegant line which leaves everyone breathless. There will be also new side mirrors and some new alloy wheel shapes and sizes. On the back will be new LED taillights and more massive bumper. There will be also two chromed air exhauster which will make some nice sound. Inside the cabin we will find a plenty of top quality materials, such as leather, chrome, aluminum and soft plastics. These materials have been used in order to provide more comfortable and pleasant drive for all 5 passengers. As for the technological features, new model will be equipped with 9 inches touch screen display which will be placed in the center of redesigned dashboard. Beside this, passenger will be able to enjoy in new infotainment system, climate control, audio system, Bluetooth and Smartphone connectivity and others. As well as always, new Volvo’s model will be fully equipped with safety features. Volvo Company will also offer an S60 cross country model, which is basically the 2016 Volvo S60 sedan turned into a crossover.
2016 Volvo S60 engine options
Under the hood of new 2016 Volvo S60 will be few engine options. The first and the base one will be a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine which generates 302 horses and 148 lb-ft of torque. The second option should be a 2.5 liter 5 cylinder engine which is capable to produce 250 horsepower. The third and the strongest engine option will be a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 power unit and it should provide more than 325 horsepower. All engines should be paired with eight speed automatic transmission. There are some rumors about hybrid version too, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
Release date and price
2016 Volvo S60 should appear in showrooms and on the market sometime in the second half of 2015. The expected price for the base model of this beautiful sedan is around 40,000 dollars.