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When did the Volvo S60 come out in America?

The U.S. became the sole global source of the S60 sedan after production in China was phased out in early 2019. The S60 was built on Volvo’s P2 platform, which was shared with other Volvo models like the S80, V70, XC70 and finally the XC90 . The Volvo S60 was released in 2000 (2001 model year) being the company’s new generation sports sedan.

What kind of safety system does the Volvo S60 have?

The Volvo S60 and V60 come with Volvo’s City Safety system as standard, which is the same system fitted to its sister the XC60. This system stops the car in the event of impending collision in ‘City Traffic’ below 19 mph (31 km/h).

How much horsepower does a Volvo S60 have?

Output remains the same over 2012 at 250 bhp (186 kW; 253 PS) and 266 lb⋅ft (361 N⋅m) of torque, although there is a provision for overboost from the turbo which bumps the torque number to 295 lb⋅ft (400 N⋅m). The changes in compression ratio helps the S60 T5 deliver 1 mpg ‑US (0.43 km/l) extra in the city and combined cycle.

What’s the drag coefficient on a Volvo S60?

The S60 Rs have a 0.29 Drag coefficient, compared to the standard S60’s 0.28, due to the larger lower front bumper spoiler to support the secondary intercooler. Another Volvo factory option for only the S60 R was a body kit which included front bumper splitters, side skirts and a rear valance, color matched to the body.

What does accelaration figure mean in Volvo S60?

* Accelaration figure refers to S60 B5 AWD. On your terms. Advanced technology in your S60 sedan helps connect your drive to personalized comfort and mobility. Precise, sharp reactions and a dynamic, relaxed ride. With an advanced chassis, all that’s left for you to do is enjoy pure driving pleasure.

What kind of infotainment system does Volvo S60 have?

Every S60 features a tablet-style Sensus infotainment system that looks stylish but can be frustrating to operate. That’s because some of its touch-sensitive icons are hard to select, and some functions such as the climate controls can be distracting to use. Otherwise, the system benefits from a large volume knob and a useful home button.

Which is the top of the line Volvo S60?

The S60L, also marketed as S60 Inscription, is the top of the line, long wheelbase model of the S60. It has been lengthened by 8 cm (3.2 in) compared to the standard model to give additional legroom for rear passengers.