2017 Volvo XC60: next generation SUV with multiple changes

Volvo XC60, the Swedish SUV gets bigger, safe and habitable and includes a plug-in hybrid variantVolvo XC60, the Swedish SUV gets bigger, safe and habitable and includes a plug-in hybrid variantVolvo XC60, the Swedish SUV gets bigger, safe and habitable and includes a plug-in hybrid variantVolvo XC60, the Swedish SUV gets bigger, safe and habitable and includes a plug-in hybrid variant

He Volvo XC60 2017 is one of the clear stars of the Geneva Motor Show 2017. Not for nothing is the first time that you can see the substitute for a successful SUV launched nine years ago, It has manufactured nearly one million units and supporting almost 30% of sales of the Swedish brand.

This time it is fabricated on a novel structure, SPA, released at the time in the XC90 that will allow it to be bigger than in the previous generation and gain legroom for rear passengers. In fact, it has 9 extra cm wheelbase -2.87 m- and is longer (44 mm) and width (9 mm), although somewhat lower (55 mm). Its dimensions, 4.69 x 1.90 x 1.66 m, thus contribute to an impression of greater compactness and Car linked to asphalt in anterior' generation, despite which offers remarkable ground clearance, more than 21 cm, which would allow certain possibilities to travel on roads even if they were bad or ruts in the snow. Yes. 23º angle of attack and departure angle 25 make clear that there is an all-terrain use.

Volvo XC60 2017Engines Volvo XC60 2017

Despite their different denominations, T5, T6, T8, D4 and D5, all engines of the XC60 will be 2 liter 4 cylinder, although different solutions supercharging, turbo or turbo compressors and hybridization allows it to offer a wide range of options ranging from 190 hp to D4 Diesel 408 hp T8 plug-in hybrid, with a homologated emissions of 49 g / km CO2 and 45 km of electric range. This is further distinguished by the presence of an electric motor that provides thrust to the rear and a box of specific automatic transmission capable of withstanding the 680 Nm of torque together, although eight relations as equipping the rest of the XC60 Volvo.

The dynamism is common note of them all, with acceleration to 100 km / h below 7 between gasoline and 8.5 in the less powerful diesel, despite which announced some interesting emissions in the NDEC cycle, below 7.7 and 5.5 l / 100 km for petrol and diesel respectively.

Safety equipment Volvo XC60

ANDl new 2017 Volvo XC60 happens that premiered autonomous braking system in city. Hence active safety has been an element of vital significance in the development of this Swedish SUV. Thus, a assistant director (Steer Assist) It is added to the system City Safety to form the assistant would be responsible for reducing the severity of a frontal collision turning the steering wheel to avoid the accident or find angle less adverse impact if it is not possible to avoid it, always taking into account the non-presence of automobiles in adjacent lanes. thus forms an advance to semi autonomous driving integrated into the Pilot Assist, for which he would take over acceleration, braking and steering drive at speeds up to 130 km / h. It is, for the time of the optional equipment, and so is the air suspension variable firmness.