Volvo Cars has launched the new S60 Cross Country with 201 mm ground clearance ex-showroom Mumbai (without Octroi) at Rs 38.9 lakh. At the launch, Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, said, “Nothing could be more appropriate for India than a Cross Country Sedan, yes the wait is finally over. Our customers want their cars to glide through the rough roads but had to compromise on the rear seat comfort of a sedan. Our latest launch, S60 Cross Country addresses both these in a unique blend of sporty ruggedness. We have included all the capability driven features standard offering a unique ‘All Weather, All Road’ experience.”
Delivering an involved and focused driving experience with rugged substance, the design brings a sporty, unconventional and adventurous edge to the sedan concept. The Cross Country honeycomb grille with the Ironmark emblazoned across radiates the Cross Country flavour of design. Thanks to the increased ride height that gives a reassuringly confident stance and wheel-arch embellishments further integrates the Cross Country look, dual exhaust tail pipes (integrated), a stylish 18” Nesoalloy and active bending lights are standard. The piano black deco on sides and rear view mirror casing adds to the Cross Country looks. Available in a choice of five exterior colours – Rich Java, Osmium Grey, Oynx Black, Crystal White and Bright Silver.
The interior detailing includes a Piano Black deco option, leather gear knobs in the centre stack and a frameless inner rear-view mirror. The S60 Cross Country features a sport seats available in single or dual-tone leather with contrasting stitchingthat make a perfect addition to the in-command feel of a true driver’s car.
The S60 Cross Country has a powerful Volvo All-Wheel Drive (AWD) diesel powertrain delivering 190 hp and 420 Nm torque offering a no-compromise blend of efficiency and performance. The suspension front and rear are armed with hydraulic shock absorbers and stabiliser bars. The AWD comes standard with Dynamic Stability and Traction Control and Advanced Stability Control (DSTC). The Chassis is raised by 6.5cm as against the S60 which amounts to an SUV like ground clearance of 201 mm.
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