Swedish car maker Volvo on Friday unveiled its third-generation Volvo S60 in India. Reports said the company wanted it to go on sale earlier this year but due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, Volvo postponed the launch. As per the official statement issued by the carmaker, the company will launch the car next year in March but they will start taking bookings in January.
The third-gen S60 is giving tough completion to the C-Class from Mercedes-Benz and BMW 3 Series in terms of features, design and performance. The Volvo third-gen S60 is expected to launch at Rs 30-40 lakhs approximately (ex-showroom). The sedan measures 4,761 mm in length, has a width of 2,040 mm, is 1,431 mm tall and with a best-in-segment wheelbase of 2,872 mm.
There is a long list of feature in the third-gen Volvo S60 which can easily catch the attention of buyers. This list includes wireless phone charger, Harman Kardon music system, CleanZone technology for cleaner in-cabin air which claims to reduce pollen, dust and other irritants.
The new third-gen Volvo S60 will share the same Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform as the S90. Visually, the car has signature T-shaped LED DRLs with a revised bumper housing the fog lamps. The side profile of the sedan looks clean with compact dimensions and five-spoke alloy wheels. The car’s rear has double C or D-shaped LED tail lamp clusters with the bumper housing reflectors and non-functional exhaust cutouts.
For India, Volvo is offering its third-gen S60 with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol in the T4 guise churning out 190 bhp of maximum power and 300 Nm of peak torque transferred to the front wheels with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.