2014 Volvo S60: Much More than A Facelift

Volvo S60 2014 Front Three Quarter

2014 Volvo S60 experienced a significant jump in quality , both exterior and driving presence . While maintaining the same dimensions (moves in the league of the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series ) won in packaging thanks to the new front grille with headlights and grille much more elongated , marked nerves and horizontal daytime running lights . The forms are also cleaner in the rear with LED highlights line that frames pilots and sports versions have dual exhaust .

Though we take only three years on the market , the new Volvo S60 undergoes a profound change in the interior, where I discover a completely renovated dashboard inherits TFT screen (optional on the base level , standard on the others) that premiered the Volvo V40 . In it I can vary the lighting and the type of information , plus see the right gear to consume less . All with large graphics and easy to read . Center console remains unchanged with a small screen , like some buttons.

Volvo S60 2014 Interior Design

No news just inside here , as it also opens a multimedia system called Sensus Connected Touch with which you can connect to the Internet , manage multiple applications like Spotify and create a wireless network inside 2014 Volvo S60. A Swedish incorporating driving aids on their equipment as beam assist , automatic braking system in case of collision (works up to 50 km / h ) or signal recognition device that alerts you ( for example) the speed limit on the road where you are circulating.

Seven mechanical options make up the range of the new Volvo S60. In gasoline are three variants : 179 hp T4 , T5 and T6 241 hp to 394 hp . Diesel sales defend four variants : D2 114 hp , 136 hp D3 , D4 and D5 163 hp 215 hp . Depending on engine , available is a six-speed manual gearbox or an automatic Powershift .

For the first test I chose the D4 Manual , one of the combinations that have higher demand . Noted for its softness , as only feel vibration at the wheel and just going from 3,500 laps I notice too loud . Something that is not necessary, because from 1,500 rpm and 400 Nm of available torque . Approves a spending 2014 Volvo S60 L100 4.3 km, but in normal driving I have not declined from 5.5 liters.

Volvo S60 2014 Rear Side

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