Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan

Dwaipayan Roy
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Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan
Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan

27 Nov 2020: Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan

Swedish automaker Volvo has finally launched the India-specific third-generation S60. It is offered in a single T4 Inscription variant.

As for the highlights, the executive sedan has a sharp look and an upmarket cabin with a host of safety features. It is powered by a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine that comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

Here's our roundup.

Exteriors: 2021 Volvo S60: At a glance

The third-generation Volvo S60 is based on the company's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform. It features a sloping roofline, a chrome-finished grille with vertical slats, and body-colored bumpers on both the ends.

For lighting, it has sleek headlights with signature LED DRLs, and C-shaped LED tail lamps. The car is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and designer alloy wheels.

Fact: Power and performance

The 2021 Volvo S60 draws power from a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 187.4hp and a peak torque of 300Nm. The mill comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox that sends power to the front wheels.

Interiors: How does the cabin look like?

The Volvo S60 has a simple yet premium cabin with 4-zone climate control, a Bowers and Wilkins sound system, ambient lighting, adaptive cruise control, and leather seats.

The sedan houses a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

For safety, there are multiple airbags, a Pilot Assist system, rear collision warning, and a lane-keep assist feature among others.

Fact: What about the pricing?

Bookings for the third-generation Volvo S60 will begin in India in January 2021 while deliveries will start in March. As for the pocket-pinch, it is likely to carry a price-figure of around Rs. 45 lakh (ex-showroom).