- June 24, 2011
2012 Volvo S60 – Drive with a Class
2012 Volvo S60, a compact executive sedan is the new luxury car which lets you to drive with a class. A true masterpiece of Swedish auto company Volvo, Volvo S 60 dates its origins with the two generations. The first generation was manufactured from 2000-2009 and featured an amazing collection of sedans including Volvo S60R and Police specification models (for UK and EU) However, this 2012 Volvo is a tribute to second generation; which made it first appearance in 2010.
Streamlined, Classy and Stylish Design
It has a chic, elegant, innovative, stylish, glossy design and modernized, powerful and color coordinated chassis. The novel 4-door sedan is available in three models
- 2012 S60 T5 FWD Starting at $30,975 MSRP
- 2012 S560 T6 AWD Starting at $37,700 MSRP
- 2012 S560 R-Design Starting at $42,275 MSRP
Fuel Efficient Turbo-Charged Gasoline Engine
2012 S60 T5 FWD will feature a 2.5 liters five-cylinder turbo-charged engine with a front wheel drive train and gives an output power of 250hp while both S560 T6 AWD and S560 R-Design will feature 3 liters six-cylinder turbo-charged engine with a drive train of all wheels and power output of 300 hp & 325 hp respectively. Six Speed Gear tronic transmission with a fuel capacity of 17.8 gal. makes it a fuel efficient car. It is expected to give 30 mpg, with an acceleration of 0-60 times in 6.8 seconds. However, it gave 18 -19 mpg in city and about 26 mpg on highway in a test drive.
Volvo S60 depicts a glossy and bold exterior with a height of 58.4 inc. ,Sports Rear Bumper Accent featuring Dual Tail Pipes, Trunk Spoiler, Sport Chassis and Décor Frame.
A graceful and spacious interior is boosted by Volvo S60 with comfortable seats featuring pillows and seat covers and Urbane Wood Inlays. Rear windows have sunshade to protect from extreme climates. It has greater storage capacity with shelves, sunglass holders, electric cooler and heater box for thermal storage.
Volvo S60 offers modern accessories including
- Protective car cover
- Snow chains
- Warning triangle
- First aid kit
- Lockable wheel bolts
- One key system
- Jumper cables and Towing ropes
- Load bars and load equipment holders for ski boards, snow board ( aluminum and sliding) kayaks ,canoes and windsurfing sailboard
- RoofBoxes with three variations Atlantis, Ascent1700 and Weekender
- Rear Seat Entertainment System with Dual DVD Players
- And Sirius XM Satellite radio with 6-months trial subscription is also available
State of-the- art Dynamics
Volvo S60’s state-of-the art dynamics provides driver support with Portable navigation system, Rear park assist camera, Advanced Stability Control with Dynamic Stability and Traction control (DSTC), Intelligent Driver Information System and Pedestrian detection with full auto brake.
More Secure and Safe
Volvo S60 is now more secure and safe with three kinds of safety measures
1. Preventive Safety
Preventive safety ensures your wellbeing by Ant-locking braking system with Hydraulic brake assist, Distance Alert, Dual Zone Gas Discharge Headlights, Driver Alert Control and Lane departure warning.
2. Protective Safety
Protective Safety is made sure by Dual chamber side airbags, Seat belts with pre-tensioners, Head restraints and Side Impact protective system.
3. Child Safety,
Now Your Child will be safer in Volvo S60. It is made possible by Comfort Upholstery and head support, Activity bag for child safety, Private Locking, Personal Car Communicator, Emergency Trunk release and Remote controlled central locking system.
Availability, Pricing and Warranty
Volvo S60 R is expected to be available in summer 2011. The starting price is $30,975. . If you fully load the S60 with accessories and add-ons, the price can approach $50K. However, you can lease it for $299 per month for 3 years with the payment of $3, 293 cash at the time of signing. Safe + Secure Coverage Plan provides 5 Years 60,000 miles warranty. Be ready to drive with class as VolvoS60 is due this summer.