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Volvo Reveals The New Sharp Suited & Booted S60 Saloon

Volvo Cars, has revealed the new S60, a mid-size premium sports saloon and is the first Volvo car to be sold without a diesel offer, signalling the company’s commitment to electrification and a move away from the traditional combustion engine.

Two turbocharged and supercharged plug-in hybrid petrol engines will be available, the T6 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid that generates a combined 340hp, and the T8 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid that delivers 400hp
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Electrified versions of the new S60 also offer optional performance handling upgrades called Polestar Engineered – developed by Volvo Cars’ electric performance arm, Polestar.

Polestar Engineered is available exclusively on the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid and is a complete offer that upgrades the car’s wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control unit, boosting the S60 T8's combined output to 415hp.
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Safety technology includes City Safety with Autobrake technology assists the driver in avoiding potential collisions, and is the only system on the market to recognise pedestrians, cyclists and large animals.
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In a world first for the mid-size saloon segment, City Safety now also engages auto braking to mitigate oncoming collisions.
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The optional Pilot Assist system – which supports the driver with steering, acceleration and braking on well-marked roads up to 80mph – has been upgraded with improved cornering performance.

The S60 also includes Run-off Road Mitigation, Oncoming Lane Mitigation and other steering-assistance systems. The optional Cross Traffic Alert with autobrake further enhances safety for people inside and outside the car.