Since its original introduction at the beginning of the decade that the Volvo S60 has managed to conquer the hearts of certain part of the American consumer. Everything now indicates that the Swedish brand, which will soon be under the control of the automotive Geely of china, succeeded again Captivate with new and attractive S60 2011, one of the safest in the market cars, in spite of this you will have to hire a good car insurance. The family version of the S60 with whom shares platform and outward appearance stands out for its tailgate of 1.1 meters wide. The advantages of this rural family found inside of it since it boasts 40/20/40 seats and the front passenger’s flat makes it shaped. The new Volvo S60 is a classic sedan four door whose design has been inspired in coupes, with cantilevers more shorts and lower drop ceiling to give more importance to the space in the cockpit. What attracts most attention probably his front sharpening flanked by elongated headlamps and a few defenses of very sporty design. The level of equipment has entertainment system with 7 screen located in the center console, 5 130W Premium audio equipment.
In security features with active protection systems against pedestrians and shocks at low speed, System Pedestrian Detection which is responsible for issuing an alert on the display of the windshield when it detects a pedestrian on the road. This system is activated when it circulates below the 35 Km/h and stop the car where the driver doesn’t do it in time. In the case the speed is greater than the one mentioned the vehicle will not stop in its entirety but will decrease its speed. Another security systems that incorporates the Volvo V60 is City Safety, a Wizard of pre-colision against another car that operates up to 30 Km/h and tries to stop the car if the driver does not on time. The Corner Traction Control system acts cornering braking the inner wheel and deriving more force to the opposite wheel. It will hit the market with a range of engines among the 163 HP of the D3 2.0 Diesel to the 304 HP of the new 3.0 T6 and 6 cylinder in line. Throughout its first year of marketing range is supplemented by engines of input as the 1.6 D DRIVe 115 HP diesel and gasoline with 150 hp 1.6. More introduction motor of all, T6 3.0 will offer an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (autolimitados).
While the saver, the 1.6 D DRIVe will highlight for his austerity in consumption, with an expenditure of 4.3 liters / 100 km and emissions of 115 g/km CO2. All engines will be available with manual or automatic change of six speeds, except the 1.6 D DRIVe which will only be offered with manual gearbox. The 204 HP D5 may also be equipped with four wheel drive, while the T6 will include series. It is clear that Volvo is working to give a modern and youthful image to its catalogue of models. In any case the Scandinavian brand continues focusing its efforts on offering a few dimensions of safety higher than the current average.