Volvo India has launched the XC60 compact luxury SUV powered by the high performance latest generation D5 Twin-Turbo diesel engine, Volvo XC60 will be the only SUV in its category to offer unique features such as Laser Assisted Automatic Braking, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Turn with Steering lights (Active Bending Lights), Power tailgate, Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Advanced braking technologies, Hydraulic brake assist, Protective Advanced safety technologies. Priced at Rs. 39.5 Lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs. 41.41 lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Mumbai, incl. Octroi), the Volvo XC60 will be imported as CBU (Completely Built Units) from the company’s manufacturing facility in Ghent, Belgium.
“Volvo XC60 is a perfect embodiment of our brand’s core attributes of safety, comfort, quality, Scandinavian design and innovation. Heart-stopping looks coupled with innovative technology and off-road capabilities, it is a perfect blend of style and practicality. We are confident that in India, Volvo XC60 will give us a competitive edge in its segment,” Paul de Voijs, MD, Volvo India, said.
The engine performance is 205 hp and 420 Nm, with the latest Twin Turbo and Peizo high-pressure technology, the inspiring five-cylinder state -of-art is high on performance and low on fuel consumption. While the official Mileage is 13.8 kmpl. Some interior features include two – tone leather interiors with a unique X theme on the seats, ergonomically designed seats with pronounced side supports and luxurious padding both front and rear with integrated seatbelts, unique floating centre console (a Volvo trademark) slightly angled towards the driver to enhance driver dynamics, illuminated lockable glove box, flat folding three-section rear seat (40/20/40 split), high quality textile, leather upholstery, leather clad classic wood steering wheels.
Optional features are collision warning with Auto Brake alerts the driver if the distance to a vehicle ahead suddenly decreases, adaptive Cruise Control also in slow queues – which helps the driver to maintain a safe distance with the vehicle in front at speeds over 30kmph. a range of other features include Driver Alert Control to detect and alert tired and distracted drivers, Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) helps detect vehicles in the offset rear blind spot on both sides of the SUV, Lane Departure Warning alerts the driver if the SUV runs across the lane markers without the turn indicator being used and premium sound with Dolby Pro-logic II Dynaudio, Bluetooth hands-free system, USB and iPod Music Interface.