Sales get under way at the start of 2012 for the world’s first diesel plug in hybrid the Volvo V60
Sales get under way at the start of 2012 for the world’s first diesel plug in hybrid the Volvo V60. A limited model year production run of 1,000 cars starts in November 2012. These models will be offered with Pure Limited specification which includes the highest SE Lux trim level.
The production version of the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be launched in just one colour; Electric Silver. The car is also distinguished by aero-designed 17-inch wheels, integrated exhaust tailpipes and a number of bodywork features in glossy black, such as the grille and the aerodynamic front spoiler. The chromed "Plug-in Hybrid" emblem is found both on the lower part of the tailgate and in a smaller version on the front wings.
The interior of the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid has black leather upholstery with contrasting stitching and inlays of blue-grey wood. Interior details include a leather-covered steering wheel, specially designed floor mats and a gear lever knob with integrated indicator. Standard equipment includes features such as speed-dependent power steering, electrically adjustable driver's seat, parking sensors front and rear, Bluetooth phone link and Volvo on Call.
Standard specification includes the High Performance Multimedia DVD audio system with its 4x40W amplifier, eight loudspeakers and seven-inch screen.