VOLVO XC60 T8 PHEV
Volvo’s XC60 T8 PHEV was first revealed at the Geneva Auto Show in 2017 with the first vehicles assembled in April 2017. Pricing for the T8 PHEV SUV starts at T8 starts at $52,900 and is expected in the USA by the 3rd quarter of 2017.
The Volvo XC60 PHEV includes safety features such as Pilot Assist, Volvo’s advanced semi-autonomous driver assistance system, which takes care of steering, acceleration, and braking on well-marked roads up to 130 km/h, is available in the new XC60 as an option. The new XC60 offers Volvo’s award-winning T8 Twin Engine petrol plug-in hybrid at the top of the powertrain range, delivering 407 hp and acceleration from 0-100 Km in just 5.3 seconds. The front axle is powered by the 2.0-litre twin-charged combustion engine, while the rear is spun by the electric motor powered by 10.4kWh battery.
The Volvo XC60 T8 PHEV in the news
2017 Week 17 - First Volvo XC60 assembled
Press Release by Volvo 27 April 2017: Production of Volvo Cars’ new XC60 mid-size SUV started today at the company’s Torslanda plant in Sweden. The first customer-bound car, a T5 Inscription AWD in Crystal White, rolled off the production line just before lunch time. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. The XC60 today represents around 30 per cent of Volvo’s total global sales.
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