Face lifted Volvo cars for India all set to be launched soon


Volvo has updated a variety of it models and is all set to launch them in India. The updated models to be launched in India include the S60, S80 Sedan and the XC60 Crossover. These will the last updated for the car before they move to their SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) platform. The updated versions of these cars will be showcased at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on March 5.

The S60 sedan and the XC60 crossover get a major update in its interiors as well as the exteriors. New colors for the upholstery, wood inlays, headliners and silk metal outline for the air vents are some of the features that will updated for the interior. The dash will have a new “Sensus Connected Touch” infotainment system which will operate using special sensors mounted around the panel. The exterior of the S60 gets a new head lamp, wider grille, LED daytime running lights and LED tail lamps. The S60 will also flaunt the new styling line at side which gives it a dynamic look. Volvo has introduced a new adaptive projector module which avoids dazzling other motorist; this allows you to keep a high beam ON permanently. The XC60 gets similar updates in the interior as the S60, is also equipped with similar gadgets and safety features. On the exterior XC60 gets a new bonnet and single color body paint, compared to the earlier non-body colored plastic parts. Volvo XC60 is also equipped with a Corner Brake Control which makes the handling even better.


The S80 saloon gets updated in the exterior in the form of new front and rear bumper that accentuates its width. Also it has new rectangular daytime lights and classic Volvo rounded tail lamps at the rear. S80 is also equipped with safety features like Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake and road sign detection which are packaged as the Volvo`s “IntelliSafe” feature. The interior udates include Scottish Bridge of Weir leather, and bespoke ‘Inscription’ along with the Adaptive Digital Dials.

With all these cosmetic changes there will not be any changes in the engines and will be same as they are in the current models. This means that the S60 and XC60 will be driven by their existing five cylinder and six cylinder engines and the S80 will continue with its straight-six cylinder engine.

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