Every important model has a luxury crossover model in their array and because the popularity of these cars continues to grow the brands are investing good effort to provide more and more crossover and SUV models. Volvo is also willing to increase its crossover lineup with the new XC40 while it redesigned their flagship model XC90. But before the new model comes, Volvo is focusing on the new generation of its best-selling Volvo XC 60 which will come as the 2018 Volvo XC60.
NEW FOR 2018:
The heavily disguised model of the second-generation XC60 was caught many times. However, the thick hide does not reveal a lot but some detectable cues provide some idea about the new model. It is clear that new XC60 are certain to get powerful inspiration from the larger XC90 model. Because situation, the models will share the same platform and can have similar design cues, interior styling, powertrain lineup and technology features. However, with more compact proportions and lower price, the new XC60 is going to be affordable for the broader range of buyers than their greater uncle and it could even increase their recent population of fans.
2018 VOLVO XC60: PLATFORM, DESIGN
The new generation 2018 Volvo XC60 will use brand’s SPA modular platform which has already been the base of the new V90 truck and S90 sedan models as well as of the mentioned XC90. Volvo used enormous amount of money in to that modular platform which has been designed on the same principles as other contemporary platforms. Lightweight framework, increased rigidity, variable sizes and wheelbases as well as support for different powertrains and contemporary technology are advantages of this contemporary architecture. All that will improve performance, performance and currently immersive protection ratings of this model.
Being centered on the same platform as the greater Xc90, the new XC60 will even follow similar outer design. However, smaller proportions of this model will make it to possess more athletic appearance than the larger SUV model. That will be especially notable from their page side thanks to the more intense roofline and rear quarter panels. On the other give, the model will even contain signature Thor’s Sort headlights and slimmer grille design. There may also be a familiar variety of the taillights.
The cabin design of the new XC60 will even follow the similar strategy as the S90 and XC90 models. The model will contain contemporary dash design with the large middle monitor that rests between two air vents. Thanks to the enhanced technology, the model will contain less physical controls and will feature cleaner design.
The new XC60 will even provide unparalleled comfort thanks to probably the best-in-class seat design. Added to which is handsome interior textures and styles followed with large product and construct quality.
The safety is also region Volvo allows their most useful and the new XC60 will even present plenty of safety features. There will be methods like ahead collision caution, lane departure caution and intervention, auto cruise control, autopilot program, etc. The autopilot program should be capable of providing autonomous acceleration, braking and steering at increases to 80 mph.
2018 VOLVO XC60: POWERTRAINS
Motivating the new 2018 Volvo XC60 will be a similar array of the powertrains as on the XC90. Expect the T5 version with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine capable of producing around 240 hp.
The T6 version gets a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder device with projected output of more than 300 hp.
The model will use an eight-speed automatic transmission and should come with both the front- and all-wheel drive.
Volvo will even offer the T8 plug-in hybrid version that will be capable of the similar performance as the XC90 T8 version.
2018 VOLVO XC60: ARRIVAL, PRICE
The new 2018 Volvo XC60 will appear some time in 2017 as the 2018 model and the new XC will follow after. Expect the price range to begin from the lower $40, 000 area.