Over hill and dale

Cologne, November 5, 2014

Does it set up combos with rustic look? In can be argued admirably. It's a fact that already in 1997 with the Volvo V70 Cross Country had such a model in the program. Just two years later, Audi brought the A6 allroad quattro a corresponding spin-off at the start. Now Volvo unveiled the next member of the cross-country series: the V60 Cross Country.

Curtain up for number three

Officially, the Volvo V60 Cross Country will be presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show ( 21 to 30 November 2014). He is currently the third cross-country model of Sweden. Special features include a comparison to the standard model by 65 millimeter increased ground clearance, added either 18-or 19 - inch tires with a particularly high profile. Visually, the special - V60 is highlighted by an underride protection at the front and rear, side skirts and widened fenders. Inside, sports seats found in black leather and brown contrast stitching.

Start mid-2015

First, customers can access in the US and Canada for V60 Cross Country. There he is offered exclusively with a 250-hp five-cylinder gasoline engine. Mid-2015, the model then comes to Europe. Under the hood, then work the four-cylinder engines from the new Drive - E family. In normal V60 offering currently ranges from 115 to 304 hp. Only those who want an all-wheel drive, gets the five-cylinder diesel with 181 hp. With the prices Volvo not yet manifested . ( rh )