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All new second generation Volvo XC90 launched in India

          Volvo Cars India today launched the second generation XC90 SUV in India. The Volvo XC90 will be available in two trims – Momentum & Inscription with prices Rs. 64.9 lakh & Rs. 77.9 lakh respectively (All prices ex-showroom Mumbai without Octori. Bookings for the car have already started with down payment of Rs. 5 lakh and deliveries will be done by September.

          The new Volvo XC90 is built on Volvo’s all new SPA (scalable product architecture) platform. Under the hood is the latest generation 2.0 litre, 4 cylinder D5 diesel engine with power output of 225 Bhp and 48 Kg of torque. A 400 Bhp T8 petrol-electric plug-in hybrid expected next year.
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Volvo S60 colours in India

Volvo S60 is available in 4 colour shades in India.
  1. Vibrant Copper Metallic
  2. Power Blue Metallic
  3. Crystal White Pearl Metallic
  4. Passion Red Solid

Volvo S60 Dimensions

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Volvo design director sketches Modern day Volvo P1800

     To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Volvo P1800, Volvo’s design director Mr. Christopher Benjamin has sketched the modern day P1800. The Volvo P1800 which was a 2 door notchback was built between 1961 and 1973. The car was designed by Pelle Petterson through the Italian Carrozzeria Pietro Frua design firm.

     The modern day Volvo P1800 sketch though has some resembles with the original car, has some modern day design cues. The car in the sketch looks sportier with clear lines running along the shoulder upto to the bonnet and grill. The rear of the car also has some scooped out design which again add to the sportiness to the car. 

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Volvo Concept Universe Pictures

     Volvo Cars previewed its next generation sedan Concept Universe at Shanghai Motor Show. Here are the pictures:

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives Volvo S60 Top Safety Pick tag

     Volvo cars has always been known for the safety of its passengers. Now Insurance Institute for Highway Safety of USA has designated Volvo S60 as a Top Safety Pick for its good performance in front, side, rollover and rear crash protection. The car has electronic stability control (ESC) as standard which adds to its safety profile.

     The S60 also earned good ratings in the roof strength test by withstanding force equal to 4.5 times the car's weight where as the current Federal standard is 1.5 times the weight. The research study from the Institute demonstrated that the occupants of the vehicles with strong roofs are much less likely to sustain injuries in roll over crashes.

     The Volvo S60 is available in India with prices starting from Rs. 27 lakh for base diesel variant and Rs. 34 lakh for top of the line T6 petrol one (All prices ex-showroom New Delhi). The S60 comes with a two-year or 60,000 Km warranty.
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Volvo S60 saloon launched in India

     Volvo has launched its S60 saloon in India priced at Rs. 27 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The S60 saloon is available in both petrol and diesel engine options.

     The petrol engine which is badged T6 is a 3 litre, turbocharged, inline  with 6 cylinders producing 304 Bhp power and 44.8 Kg of torque via a 6 speed gearbox. The diesel engine is the same one powering the XC90 and S80 with 205 Bhp of power. Both the petrol and diesel options are available with all wheel drive as a standard option.

     The S60 features loads of safety features such as Pedestrian Detection system, Blind Spot Information System, Reverse Camera which can rotate upto 178 degrees, Radar based Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning with Auto Brakes.

     The S60 runs on 16 inch wheels with an 18 inch wheel as an option. It comes with a 2 year or 60,000 Km warranty. Two diesel engine and one petrol engine option is on the offer.

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Volvo S60 India launch on March 10th

     Volvo will launch its new S60 sedan in India on 10th of March 2011. The price details of the car will be available a day later after the launch. The S60 is expected to be powered bythe  2.4-liter 205hp twin-turbo diesel and 3.0-liter T6 6-cylinder petrol with 300 Bhp of power. S60 will be sold as CBUs and will compete with Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C Class in India.
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Volvo XC60 launched in India

-->     Swedish car maker Volvo has launched its XC60 SUV in India priced at Rs 39.5 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). The XC60 is the first vehicle in the contemporary crossover segment and is believed to be one of the safest cars in the world.

      The XC60 is powered by D5 twin turbo diesel engine pumping out 205 Bhp of  power and torque of 42.82 Kgm at 1500-3250 rmp. 0-60 is achieved in 4.48 seconds and does 100 Kmph in 9.57 seconds which is remarkable for such a big size vehicle. 

The Volvo XC60 is loaded with unique safety features such as

Blind Spot Information System
Lane Departure Warning
Radar-based Adaptive Cruise Control
Collision Warning with Auto Brakes (optional)
Radar and camera-assisted Automatic Braking
Roll Stability Control
Hill Descent Control
Whiplash Protection System
Adaptive Brake Light and Ready Alert Brakes
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New Volvo XC 60 SUV to be launched in India soon

Our friends at Indianautosblog have got us some pictures of soon to be launched New Volvo XC 60 SUV.

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