1:40 PM | October 5 2017

All-New XC60: The Future of Driving

Plug-in hybrid powertrain, semi-autonomous driving system, intelligent cabin-air filtering… Clever technologies make our next-generation luxury SUV a more relaxing and enjoyable drive.

The All-New XC60 can change your notions about driving. Now, there is no longer only one way to drive.

With the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid model, you can choose to be powered by just petrol, just electricity, or by both simultaneously. You can experience high performance over longer distances with the T8’s supercharged/turbocharged petrol engine. Or if you’re simply doing the school run, popping up to the shops, or commuting to the city, switch to the powertrain’s Pure electric mode.

It makes the All-New XC60 T8 a vehicle that not only frees you from the anxiety of running out of charge for longer trips but allows you to know you’re doing your bit for the environment with zero-emissions motoring in shorter drives.

Or, if you’re in the mood for a more spirited drive, you can exploit the full 300kW and all-wheel-drive capability of the T8’s hybrid system.Driving, of course, can be tiring – and even difficult – in stop-start traffic and long drives. Which is where the All-New XC60’s semi-autonomous driving technologies come in. Adaptive Cruise Control with Pilot Assist is like having a co-pilot who makes life on the road more relaxing. It reduces the driver’s efforts by adapting and maintaining your speed to the vehicle ahead in congestion or on the freeway, and at up to 130km/h helps keep the car centred in its lane by making subtle steering adjustments.

You can also choose how the All-New XC60 drives in different conditions with our air suspension with self-levelling system that proves you can no longer think about suspension just in terms of springs. When you don’t need the full ride height of the vehicle for off-roading or navigating urban speed humps, you can lower the vehicle for improved fuel efficiency (through reduced drag) and improved control through twistier roads.And did you know the All-New XC60 can even help allergy sufferers? With many medical conditions triggered by what you breathe in, Volvo’s CleanZone Air Quality System helps filter and improve the air that flows into the SUV. It’s so clever, it can even detect high levels of pollutants or pollens outside – and then automatically stop that dirty air from coming through the vents.The All-New Volvo XC60 is The Future of Driving.

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