Another good news came from Photospies carefully watching the roads, and those who ride on them. Volvo has started testing a new generation of crossover XC60, which premiered (in the form of a production car) is expected in about a year.


compact “SUV» XC60 appeared on the market 8 years ago. Term more than decent, and if you are the proud owner of this model, we recommend you to be diagnosed in auto repair Volvo the information can be found on the website No, the XC60 is not subject to frequent breakdowns and is not seen in the revocable campaigns, just a model that is considered obsolete, which is especially critical for Volvo. In recent years, the brand has made a bet on innovation, and so long to change a generation XC60 for the Swedes, as they say, a luxury.


The release of a new version of Volvo XC60 is planned for 2017, but some of the details about the car are already known. For example, no longer a secret that the Ford platform, which was created on the basis of the current crossover, will give way to the modular architecture of the SPA. It has already been used Volvo earlier, the development of XC90 crossover – “big brother» XC60, from which the new product will borrow not only the platform, but also the range of engines from the family Drive-E. However, for use in a compact car its a bit finalize – Volvo XC60 base grade will receive a three-cylinder engine instead of four. Power of the turbine unit, operating on petrol will be from 105 to 180 horsepower. Buyers provide a choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive trim levels, and, behold, the options for replacing the 8-speed automatic transmission on something else is not envisaged in principle.


public is a new generation Volvo XC60 has not shown, so the appearance of new items and its interior we can only guess. In the run-off on the roads of the car in a safe camouflage, hide the basic details, and tried not to show the contents of the cabin. All that was considered at the published pictures – roof rails, LED optics and grille clearly changed. It is assumed that the exterior will be designed in a corporate style XC series, and from the interior can hardly expect anything else. The front panel of the new crossover will be quite massive, with a large-screen multimedia system, and on the steering wheel clearly visible set of buttons that allow you to manage individual systems without looking up from the road.