A new generation of popular luxury sedan is only one step away from us and it is 2016 Volvo S60. It has been presented at Detroit Auto Show.
Exterior and changes of 2016 Volvo S60
The brand new 2016 Volvo S60 will be offered, like V60, in Cross County version. It is kind of a crossover version of this compact sedan. It will be a bit restyled from the standard sedan with some off road capabilities. It will be offered with 18- or 19-inch wheels and with larger tires. It will have all -wheel drive and raised suspension. As for the exterior design, it will be elegant as always. On the front end, we can expect slightly redesigned grille and headlamps. Both, front and rear light will be equipped with LED technology. On the rear end, we will notice two rectangular exhaust pipes made of chrome. It will also appear S60 Inscription model, which will differ from the base model. It will have longer wheelbase for 3.1 inches and it will provide more legroom inside. Otherwise, the design will be very similar and so will be the equipment.
Design of interior and features
As far as the interior of 2016 Volvo S60 is concerned, it will be made of quality materials and very well equipped. It will appear with standard sports seats. They will be very comfortable and upholstered in leather. The cabin will be decorated with wood and aluminum trims. It will offer many tech features. Some of them will be navigation system, excellent audio system, power sunroof etc. It will be provided with many safety systems as well. Those are stability and traction control, anti lock brakes, airbags etc.
Engines and horsepower
According to the latest rumors, 2016 Volvo S60 will have under its hood few types of engine. The one is a 2.0-liter inline four cylinder T5 turbocharged engine. It can make 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The other one is a 2.5-liter inline five cylinder T5 turbocharged engine. This engine is able to produce 250 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. It will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Release date and price
2016 Volvo S60 should go on sale sometime in the middle of 2015. As for the base price, nothing is yet confirmed, but we believe that it will be around $40,000.