2014 Volvo S60, the new generation of U.S best seller car is finally announced to be released on 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
Regarding its all time success selling, it seems that this Sweden automaker doesn’t do so much changes and redesign to this newest luxury sedan, while the only thing that is recognized as an impressive facelift is found on its exterior design, especially the front part that seems to be different from the previous version. These distinctive looks are given from the front fascia’s redesign. New headlamps, and larger front grille now comes with no more chrome trim around, while other changes are consist of fluid nozzles and adaptive cruise control’s radar relocation as well as the daytime running lights which is now moving to the fog area, new exhaust location, and more details that make this sedan get its elegant image as well. It is clear that 2014 Volvo S60’s exterior design are highly inspired by the upcoming Volvo S80 and XC60 especially when you take a look to the front end’s highlights and grille. Over all, both the minor or major facelift on its body give this sedan a smoother appearance than its predecessor.
2014 Volvo S60 also has made some updates to its cabin, especially upgrading its electronics features in order to gives a full service for gadget freak buyers. Digital display which is made from configurable thin film on the instruments gauge are put to replace the metallic one with three display option, including the traditional one that carry over the old display theme, green background display which is known as eco theme, and eco driving meter and performance display with premium tachometer and speedometer.
Moreover, a new 7-inch display multimedia and navigation system called Sensus also offered. Sensus will bring a full 3G/4G internet browser connected trough phone or USB device, Wi-Fi, and online music and application streaming. Looking to the material, 2014 Volvo S60’s sport’s atmosphere is given from the steering wheel with new addition of paddle shifter, sports seat that also maintain its comfort especially when the driver do a fast cornering. While the luxurious atmosphere comes from black premium leather upholstery and veneer wood trim that covered most of its cabin.
Engine and Price
Besides price and release date, 2014 Volvo S60 also has not announce the engines specification. While rumors said that a 2.4 liter V5 diesel engine that could run this sedan from 0 to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds will become the powertrain option to complete its performance. That’s why most of predictions said that Volvo S60 is slower than 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari.
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