Volvo S60 reaches Malaysia shores with R-design

Volvo has always been the brand that young people tried to avoid since the whole stigma of Volvo being an old man’s car. Since the launch of XC40, Volvo is reaching out to the younger audience with a funky styling and 2 tone colour play. In order to further attract the younger crowd, Volvo have now introduced the new Volvo S60 with a bring Fusion Red Metallic paintjob.

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The new S60 is powered by the award-winning T8 Twin Engine AWD plug-in Hybrid system that pushes out a combine 407bhp and 640Nm of torque. The turbocharged engine is build for maximum responsiveness while balancing between strong performance with low emissions and low fuel consumption. The power is delivered to the roads through a 8 speed gearbox.

The new Volvo S60 interior comes with exuding quality and craftsmanship. This can be spotted on the contoured seats with exclusive Charcoal Fine Nappa Leather/ Open Grid Textile upholstery and tailored dashboard. To complete the experience, the new Volvo S60 is equipped with the Harmon Kardon Premium Sound system and panoramic roof.

The Volvo S60 shares the Volvo Cars’ own Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, safety technology and infotainment system, which is used in the top-of-the-line 90 series cars and award winning XC60, all of which have achieved industry leading safety ratings. This makes the new Volvo S60 one of the safest cars on the road.

The City Safety with Autobrake technology assists the driver in avoiding potential collisions and is the only system on the market to recognize pedestrians, cyclists and large animals. In a world-first for the mid-size sedan segment, City Safety now also engages auto braking to mitigate oncoming collisions.

The Pilot Assist system that assist the driver with steering, acceleration, and braking on well-marked roads up to 130km/h has been upgraded with improved cornering performance. The new Volvo S60 also includes Run-off Road Mitigation, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, and other steering assistance systems. The Cross Traffic Alert further enhances safety for people inside and outside the car.

Volvo Cars’ Sensus Connect Infotainment system is fully compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, keeping drivers connected at all times. The intuitive control is a tablet-style touch screen interface that combines car functions, navigation, connected services and in-car entertainment apps.

The new Volvo S60 is priced at RM 295,888 (on-the-road without insurance, inclusive of excise duty and sales tax) and will be available for viewing at all authorized Volvo dealers nationwide. The new Volvo S60 will come with five distinct colours namely, Fusion Red Metallic, Crystal White Pearl, Pebble Grey Metallic, Onyx Black Metallic, and Birch Light Metallic.

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