Volvo has made great achievements and success with their XC60 SUV since its debut in 2008. Several improvements have been done to this model over the years, and the company now has plans for Volvo XC60 2018. Several spy shots of this upcoming Volvo XC60 have come up which shows that the vehicle is being tested on the roads. Unfortunately, not much information can be gathered as the vehicle has been camouflaged.
But still, some car experts have been able to source out the different changes and improvements that are likely to be done in this upcoming model.
Volvo XC60 2018 – Drivetrain Configuration
To start with its engine, a 2.0-liter T5 4 cylinder gasoline engine has been suspected to be used with 240 hp. But there is a great possibility that this engine might not be used as it has been featured on the prototype model.
Another suspected engine is a 2.0-liter T6 inline-five variant, and the output produced by this anonymous engine will be 300 hp. Nothing has been said about which type of transmission system is going to be used in this model, but expectations are tied to a 6-speed automatic unit.
Volvo XC60 2018 – Immaculate Design
Interior cabin of upcoming Volvo XC60 2018 is an absolute mystery. It has been said that this new model will be built on the SPA platform.This means that this interior cabin will be more spacious as the chassis will be extended, but its overall size (dimensions) will remain the same.
Extension in overall room size will enhance comfort in every possible way. It has been said that some revisions will be done to the controls, the center console will heavy modifications. Improvements will be made in terms of technological functionalities. The experts have also predicted that its cargo storage room will increase to a greater extent.
Nothing has been known of the changes incorporated into the body of this upcoming Volvo XC60 2018. But according to logic, Volvo has put on great efforts in camouflaging its body; this solely means that the changes in its body are going to be dramatic.
Several car experts have said that Volvo will use same design language that has been used on previous XC60 models. According to some sources, there will be massive refinements in its front fascia which will be characterized by a massive use of chrome.
From its rear view, taillights seem to be modified drastically. Its taillights have been covered with thick plastic which suggests that changes are going to be featured in it. As per the images, the roof rails run all the way from front to the rear.
Volvo XC60 2018 – Price and Release Date
It is very early to shed some light regarding its price, but expectations are that its starting price will be $41,945. This Volvo XC60 2018 has been expected to come out in late 2017.