To the Geneva Motor Show 2011 Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid was first introduced to the general public and is the most environmentally friendly version of the new combined dar. addition to a 2.4 - liter turbo diesel with 215 hp, the Volvo V60 diesel hybrid cars with fitted a 70 hp electric motor, which performs at the rear of the Volvo V60 diesel Hybrid its service. Thus, the combination of system performance can temporarily develop 640 Nm of torque to accelerate to 100 km to the Volvo V60 diesel hybrid in 6.9 seconds. An electronic control the interaction of electric and diesel is regulated and transmitted through a 6-speed ZF automatic transmission to the drive wheels. The driver can decide whether the Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid (up to 50 km range), is driven by internal combustion engine or in combination of the two systems as a pure electric vehicle by pressing a button. In addition to the charge the 12 kWh battery payable via brake energy recovery (recuperation), the power cells of the Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid also at any conventional 230 - volt outlet can be recharged in three to six hours. In addition to use in the Volvo V60 diesel hybrid cars, the Swedish car maker also wants to equip further models with this drive.