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Car Review: V60 Volvo Ocean D3

Volvo announced a new version of the V60 week, it s the world s first plug-in hybrid. The front are powered by a five-cylinder 2.4-litre diesel and the rear axle is by an electric motor producing 70

Meanwhile…. The V60 Volvo Ocean D3 (above) I have been is no stranger to technology and (for a has some of the most up to date enhancements around.

Named the world s most challenging race, it s special features 17 Pontus alloy wheels and VOR styling and motifs throughout. It a toe into Volvo s golden and while more elegant sexy it oozes sophistication. It s a grown up car, but one that can turn heads.

Boring old Volvo drivers of the wouldn t it touch with a

Safety has always been top of s list, and the V60 is no different, obtaining a 5 star Euro NCAP rating . It s not a nice thought, but if I HAD to a car to crash in, it would probably be a

There are systems to keep you a distance from vehicles and should a pedestrian stray, sensors both visually and will react instantly scare the life out of you).

have a bold Vision mission statement, and their is a future when nobody be killed or seriously injured in a by 2020 .

As a commitment to its customers beats free tax for the 1st year down.

I tested the manual 6-speed V60 and the car was with excellent ACC (Adaptive Control) and Distance Alert £1300 extra).

Ok, here is the

You are on a dual carriageway doing you set the cruise control to stay at 60. The car in suddenly slows down, the clever ACC knows this, and your vehicle to a safe behind it.

When the car in front up again, so will your V60 (up to or whatever you have set it to). It s unnerving at first, and I was hovering the brake pedal waiting for it to down but you get used to it quickly. It s a set up that works well in top-end vehicles (including the A6 ), and definitely a window into the of motoring Total Recall cab

The system is better suited to an gearbox because if you have to right down you ll need to gear anyway, so your will still be called action.

Speaking of feet, it s a issue, but for a car that is so geared up to comfort I was surprised there was no rest by the pedals.

Everyone inside this car for long will be comfortable, and there are Isofix pop-up mini for your smaller passengers remove the need for a booster If you have the cash, don t skimp on the seat warmers (one of s little luxuries, especially time of year).

The back fold down easily and you got a large 430 litres of space to Although technically I think the V60 is a if you buy an estate car you ll never be short of I found a couple who needed my in a matter of days.

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The interior finish is good and the of the V60 is top drawer (quite literally), a few buttons than I would liked, but the control panel is enough to get to grips with, as to is the in Sat Nav.

As for actually driving the the advanced all-aluminium 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine has of poke when you need it and reach 137mph if you can find to go that fast. The 6-speed gearbox isn t bad and there is usually power to spare, personally I feel the V60 is more suited to an gearbox.

The brakes are good and not surprisingly it s happier on the open road battling through the urban hour. Its long bonnet and size (4628mm long) it feel like a big car and this with the manual gearbox) may be why I the driving experience to be pleasant, but detached than I expected. again it could have because (for a lot of the time) the V60 was itself.

The V60 is too nice a car to use just for to the tip, but if you want a car that is innovative and not bad looking you could do a lot

D3 (163hp) Start/Stop Volvo Race Edition


0-60mph: 8.9 sec

Top Speed: 137 mph

Combined 55.4 mpg

CO2 Emmissions: 132 g/km

on the road price (from)

Volvo V60 Electric Cars
Volvo V60 Electric Cars
Volvo V60 Electric Cars
Volvo V60 Electric Cars

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