2011 Volvo V60 sports wagon available in four trim levels and with a wide choice of petrol or diesel engines will start from £23, 145 for the 150PS T3 ES model, rising to £37,895 for the flagship 304PS T6 AWD SE Lux Geartronic Premium model. R-Design models 2011 Volvo V60, featuring more dynamic styling and chassis enhancements, will also be available from £25,695.
Six engines will be available to UK customers at launch – two diesels and four petrols. Entry into the range for the 2011 Volvo V60 will be the D3 model, which generates 163PS and 400Nm torque from its 2.0 diesel powerplant. Fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 51.4mpg for the manual version (46.3mpg in Geartronic) while CO2 emissions are 144g/km (manual).
Further up the range 2011 Volvo V60 is the 205PS D5, with 420Nm torque. Also available with either manual or Geartronic transmission, the 2.4-litre unit delivers a top speed of 143mph and can sprint from 0-60mph in 7.5 seconds. Impressive performance is matched to impressive fuel economy of 52.3mpg on the combined cycle (manual version) with CO2 emissions of 142g/km.
Petrol engines enter the range with the 1.6-litre T3, featuring 150PS and 240Nm torque and Start/Stop technology. Available only with a six-speed manual gearbox, the T3 will return up to 42.2mpg on the combined cycle and emits 156g/km CO2.
Next up 2011 Volvo V60 is the 1.6-litre T4 variant, which is available with either six-speed manual or Geartronic transmission. The 180PS, 240Nm torque engine will take the manual 2011 V60 from 0-60mph in 8.0 secs and on to a top speed of 137mph, while keeping CO2 emissions down to 156g/km and delivering up to 42.2mpg. The T4 also features Start/Stop technology on manual gearbox only.
A 2.0-litre petrol engine powers the T5 variant, boasting 240PS and 320Nm torque. The T5 2011 Volvo V60 emits 189g/km CO2 in manual guise (194g/km Geartronic) and will return up to 34.9mpg on the combined cycle.
The flagship 2011 Volvo V60 version is the all-wheel-drive T6 petrol model with Geartronic gearbox. Featuring a 304PS 3.0-litre engine, the high-performance T6 returns up to 28.5mpg on the combined fuel economy cycle and has CO2 emissions of 237g/km. It can reach 60mph from a standstill in less than six seconds and will continue on to a top speed of 155mph.
S, SE and SE Lux
Standard equipment on 2011 Volvo V60 models starting with the new ES variant includes Electronic Climate Control, Cruise Control, 5″ colour screen as part of the new Infotainment system, Information Centre, floor mats, Passenger Airbag Cut-Off Switch, steering wheel remote audio controls, alloy wheels and leather steering wheel and gear stick. In addition six-speaker Performance Sound Audio System, 16″ alloy wheels and charcoal trim are also standard.
The SE trim level starts from £25,145 for the T3 engine and maintains all the standard equipment in the ES alongside Tylosand T-Tec upholstery, Shimmer Graphite aluminium trim, watch dials, Auto Dimming rear view mirror, Autofolding Power Door Mirrors with Puddle Lights, rain sensor, High Performance Sound System, Bluetooth, Rear Park Assist and 17″ alloy wheels.
Starting from £26,945 (T3), the top-of-the-range 2011 Volvo V60 SE Lux combines the ES and SE specifications and incorporates Power Drivers Seat & Memory, leather-faced upholstery, Active Bending Lights and headlamp cleaning.
To further enhance these specifications on 2011 Volvo V60, a “Premium Pack” upgrade is available on SE, SE Lux and R-Design trim levels which adds leather-faced upholstery, satellite navigation system, DAB Digital Radio and High Performance Multimedia audio system to the car.
R-DESIGN 2011 Volvo V60
Exterior upgrades include unique five-spoke 18″ Ixiom alloys, a front strut brace and revised dampers that result in a stiffer chassis for enhanced driver enjoyment, plus a 15mm lowered chassis, redesigned front valance and specially developed rear diffuser incorporating twin exhaust tailpipes.
Inside, the driver and front passenger sit in sports seats featuring a special leather/textile upholstery trimmed in off-black and ceramic light, or in an all-black variant, both with contrasting stitching. The interior also features an R-Design steering wheel, gear selector, sports pedals and floor-mats.
R-Design models are priced from £25,695.