Volvo Auto India has launched the second generation of its popular SUV, the XC60, priced at Rs 55.90 lakh ex-showroom, Pan India. The new XC60 is available only in the top-spec ‘Inscription’ trim in India.
Speaking of which, the ‘D5’ 2.0-litre (1,969 cc) 4-cylinder twin-turbo diesel makes 235 PS and 480 Nm of torque. Transmission is an 8-speed automatic, sending power to the all four wheels. The driver can choose from 5 driving modes – Eco, Comfort, Dynamic, Off-Road and Individual.
The engine boasts “PowerPulse technology”, which uses compressed air to eliminate the turbo lag. In the picture above, we can see an electrically-driven compressor and a pressurized air tank attached to the engine.
Key features include 15-speaker Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound System, Panoramic Sunroof, Air Suspension, 4-zone climate control, Perforated Nappa leather, Front seat ventilation and massage with electrically operated extenders, 12.3-inch instrument cluster, 9-inch touchscreen infotainment, Leather wrapped dashboard, Heads-up display, Distance alert, Rear and front park assist pilot, 360 degree camera, Diamond cut alloy wheels, Power tailgate with hands-free operation and many more.
Charles Frump, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, said – “The XC60 is not only one of our largest selling models globally but has been received well in India too. In fact, it makes up almost a third of our total sales here.”
Volvo recently started local assembly in Bengaluru, rolling out the new XC90.