11:00 PM | February 21 2020
The All-New Volvo V60 Showroom Guide
The elegant, sporty and versatile All-New V60 has arrived in Australia as a wagon for a new era.
Volvo wagons have become legendary over 60 years – and the All-New Volvo V60 is the latest member of a renowned lineage of stylishly practical, family-oriented ‘estate’ models.
Outstanding Scandinavian craftsmanship, smart technology, timeless design and powerful yet efficient engines are all hallmarks of the All-New V60.
Built upon the same sophisticated architecture as the multi-award-winning Volvo XC60 mid-sized SUV, the V60 is a wagon for those who love to drive.
Versatility must be at the heart of every wagon, so the V60’s interior provides the luxury of space as well as the luxuriousness of beautiful design and thoughtful craftsmanship.
You will find generous headroom and legroom in the front and rear of the cabin, while a 529-litre boot (measured up to the top of the rear backrest) is one of the largest luggage compartments in the segment.
Cargo space can be significantly increased by flattening the 60/40 split-folding rear backrest – which can be electrically operated as an option.
Every Volvo V60 is embellished with a high level of standard equipment befitting a luxury wagon. Features include LED headlights, driving modes, keyless entry and start, climate control, stylish alloy wheels, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, interior illumination, 9.0-inch centre infotainment display, integrated navigation, high-performance audio system, digital radio, and speech-command function.
As a car maker with the finest of pioneering safety traditions, the All-New V60 not only carries the maximum five-star crash rating from ANCAP but features multiple driver-assistance systems including adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation front and rear, front/rear sensors, blind-spot monitoring, and speed-limit recognition.
The All-New Volvo V60 is available in three distinct trim levels, ensuring you’ll find it easy to choose one that best complements you and your lifestyle.
Here’s I Roll’s helpful guide to the All-New Volvo V60 range.
The Volvo V60 Momentum’s exterior design features LED headlights with the company’s T-shaped light signature, a distinctive front grille, charcoal black integrated roof rails, and bold-looking 17-inch 5-double-spoke Black Diamond Cut alloy wheels.
Inside, there’s dual-zone climate control, mid-level ambient lighting, and leather-accented upholstery with exceptionally supportive Comfort front seats ensuring relaxing journeys of any length, with the option of Contour seats that take adjustment and support to another level.
A power driver’s seat is standard and includes memory function, with electric lumbar support and cushion extension available as an option in addition to an electrically adjustable front passenger seat.
Drivers pilot the V60 Momentum via a leather-accented steering wheel, with further carefully chosen materials including Iron Ore décor inlays.
The high-quality, meticulously detailed interior is completed with sophisticated displays, such as the elegant 9-inch centre touch screen that is highly responsive, highly intuitive, and has a portrait format that allows the screen to show more information – including more of the road ahead for the standard navigation system.
The display is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
A standard hands-free tailgate accesses the V60’s practical boot.
The All-New Volvo V60 Momentum is powered by a T5 turbocharged petrol engine with 187kW of power and 350Nm of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
As an exclusive expression of modern Swedish luxury, the Volvo V60 Inscription starts with an exterior featuring large, 19-inch multi-spoke Black Diamond Cut alloy wheels, LED headlights with bending technology, and Bright Décor chrome trim for the grille’s vertical bars, the lower outer grilles, side windows, and the integrated roof rails.
Soft, rich leather-accented seat trim, high-level lighting and meticulously crafted details await inside, imbuing the cabin with a refined ambience. Inscription’s Driftwood décor unique wood inlays reference Volvo’s Swedish heritage.
Pampered comfort also comes in the form of four-zone climate control that ensures perfect cabin temperature wherever you’re sitting in the V60 Inscription, and electric front seats include power lumbar support and cushion extensions.
Driver-assistance systems include a head-up windscreen display to help keep your eyes on the road, while parking is aided by both a 360-degree camera and Park Assist Pilot technology.
The Inscription’s cabin includes a cooled glovebox.
The All-New Volvo V60 Inscription features an all-wheel-drive system, eight-speed automatic gearbox, and a T5 turbocharged petrol engine with 187kW of power and 350Nm of torque.
The V60’s athletic character is enhanced in R-Design specification. Starting from the outside, a powerful visual statement is made by the exterior’s combination of high-gloss-black effect for the front grille, lower intakes, side windows and roof rails, black side mirror covers, bespoke R-Design bumpers, and special 19-inch 5-triple-spoke Matt Black Diamond Cut alloy wheels with sportier, lower-profile tyres (with even larger 20-inch wheels available).
The sporty spirit of the Volvo V60 R-Design is reflected inside with highly supportive R-Design Contour seating is finished in nubuck/fine accented Nappa leather, Metal Mesh Décor inlays and charcoal headlining.
There’s also leather accenting for the sporty, three-spoke R-Design steering wheel and R-Design gearknob.
The V60 R-Design’s steering wheel adds gearshift paddles to give the driver even more direct control of the drivetrain – further enhancing a thrillingly responsive driving experience created by a stiffer, lower suspension. The V60 T5 R-Design variant is available with an adaptive suspension.
R-Design is available with a choice of powertrains.
A T5 turbocharged petrol engine with Polestar Optimisation produces 192kW of power and 400Nm of torque – distributed to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.
At the top of the range sits the V60 T8 R-Design, a Twin Engine Plug-in Hybrid that delivers outstanding fuel economy of just 2.0 litres per 100km* yet also remarkable performance – 0-100km/h in just 4.5 seconds – thanks to combined power and torque outputs of 311kW and 680Nm, respectively.
Contact your nearest Volvo Cars dealership for more information or a test drive of the All-New Volvo V60.
*Results achieved in test conditions. Actual results may vary depending on driving conditions/style, vehicle condition and options/accessories fitted. Fuel consumption data provided for comparison purposes only. Source: ADR81/02 combined.