Volvo just debuted its all-new midsize wagon, the 2019 Volvo V60, and yes, it’s as pretty as we suspected. But more importantly, it offers a 390 horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain—you know, in case you want to hoon sensibly.
Volvo has been touting their turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter inline-four since it launched in 2015. And now, the Swedes’ performance arm, Polestar, has gotten its hands on the engine, modified it, and dropped it into the S60 and V60. The result: more power. More acceleration. More joy in this world.
The Volvo V60 and V60 Cross Country are the nerds of the automobile kingdom. What do you need to know before you buy a Volvo V60? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
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"The [Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid] as you see it today won't make its way to these shores" due mostly this country's diesel laws and buying habits. We're taking his comments to mean a non-diesel version isn't out of the question.
We are still sad and a little hurt by the departure of the performance "R" cars from the Volvo range. To make it up to us, Ford's favorite Swedish division is releasing a bevy of new models. One of which is devastatingly good looking to our wagon loving eyes. The V60 crossover is to share chassis/underpinnings with…