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2019 Volvo S60 Price, Specs and Release Date announced

The 2019 Volvo S60 will arrive in Australia in August with prices starting at $54,990+ORCs.

Volvo Australia has released pricing and specifications for both its new S60 sedan and V60 wagon which will arrive here in August.

New Volvo S60 R-Design exterior

Making the announcement today, Nick Connor, Managing Director at Volvo Car Australia, said: “Sedan and wagon vehicles have always been popular with Australian car buyers, and with the addition of our S60 and V60 vehicles we intend to reinvigorate those body styles. Our sedan and wagon vehicles are regarded as the most stylish in the world, with both vehicles recently nominated for the 2019 World Car of the Year Awards.”

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“In such a competitive market you need to stand out from the crowd.” “We are confident that with their very distinctive look and competitive pricing the S60 and the V60 will make an immediate impact with buyers who are looking for something very different from the staid models in the luxury segment today.”

“S60 and V60 are the perfect cars for the Australian lifestyle and both perfectly complement our already award-winning SUV line-up.

“With the addition of these two vehicles our entire model line is now new and fresh.”

New Volvo S60 R-Design exterior

Both the S60 and V60 are built on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture which is also underneath the XC60 and XC90. At launch the S60 and V60 will be available with a choice of two petrol-powered engines. The T5 and the T8 Twin Engine Plug-In Hybrid, the former delivers 187 kW and 350Nm of torque while the latter offers 311kW and 680Nm.

The Volvo S60 and V60 will be available in three variants – Momentum, Inscription and the sporty and dynamic R-Design (pictured).

Volvo V60 T8 Test Drive in Luleå, Sweden

As you would imagine, safety and driver assistance features are abundant on the S60 and V60 and include Volvo’s semi-autonomous Pilot Assist system, the latest generation of City Safety, Run-off Road protection and mitigation, Cross Traffic Alert with auto brake and the 360-degree camera.

Australian Pricing – S60

T5

T8

S60 T5 Momentum $54,990+ORCs

S60 T8 R-Design $85,990+ORCs

S60 T5 Inscription $60,990+ORCs

 

S60 T5 R-Design $64,990+ORCs

 

Australian Pricing – V60

T5 

T8

V60 T5 Momentum $56,990+ORCs

V60 T8 R-Design $87,990+ORCs

V60 T5 Inscription $62,990+ORCs

 

V60 T5 R-Design $66,990+ORCs

 

Key features and Specification for the Momentum;

  • Momentum Styling Exterior and Interior
  • 187kW / 350Nm
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Dynamic Chassis
  • 17-inch 5-Double Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
  • High Performance Audio
  • 9-inch Centre Screen Display
  • Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
  • Smart Telephone Integration
  • City Safety
  • Intellisafe Assist
  • Collision Warning and Mitigation, Front and Rear
  • Park Assist, Front and Rear with Camera
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alert
  • Adaptive Cruise Control, Pilot Assist and Lane Keeping Aid
  • Keyless Entry and Hands-Free boot (S60) / tailgate (V60)
  • Electronic Folding Exterior Mirrors
  • Auto Dimming Internal and External Mirrors
  • LED Headlight System
  • Iron Ore interior Décor inlays
  • 2 Zone Climate Control System
  • Leather Seating
  • Power Folding Rear Backrest (S60)
  • Power Folding Rear Headrests (S60)

Inscription Key Features (over and above Momentum):

  • Inscription Styling Interior and Exterior
  • 19-inch 5-Multi Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
  • 4 Zone Climate Control System
  • Head Up Display
  • 360-degree Camera
  • Park Assist Pilot
  • LED Headlight System with Active Bending Lights
  • Driftwood Interior Décor Inlays
  • Interior Ambient Lighting
  • Heated Seats (Front)
  • Power Cushion Extensions

R-Design Key Features:

  • 192kW / 400Nm (T5)
  • R-Design Styling Interior and Exterior
  • 19-inch Triple Spoke Matt Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
  • Four-C Chassis
  • Steering Wheel Gear Shift Paddles
  • Polestar Optimisation
  • Metal Mesh Interior Décor Inlays
  • R-Design Leather Seats
  • Four-C Chassis
  • 230V Power Outlet in Tunnel Console


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Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober was born in the shadow of Mount Panorama in Bathurst and, so, it was inevitable he’d fall into work as a motoring writer. He began his motoring career in 2000 reviewing commercial vehicles, before becoming editor of Caravan & Motorhome magazine. He then moved to MOTOR Magazine before going freelance and contributing to Overlander 4WD, 4×4 Australia, TopGear Australia, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The Australian, CARSguide, and many more.