World Premiere For New Volvo S60, V70 And XC70

The New 2005 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

As well as a host of detail interior enhancements and exterior design refreshments, the new Volvo S60, V70 and XC70 making their debut at The Sunday Times Motor Show Live, also offer significant safety, convenience, performance and dynamic improvements, including:

  • T5 engine performance upgrade
  • 2nd Generation Four-C Active Chassis – with Comfort and Sport settings
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System)
  • WRG – Water Repellent Glass
  • Passenger airbag cut-off switch
  • Service intervals extended to 18,000 miles for 5-cylinder petrol engines

Brief highlights of the detail updates to the exterior styling include:

  • New bumpers, alloy wheels, 'soft nose' and front grille designs
  • Increased model differentiation, eg. S60 and V70 SE models now have full body coloured bumpers, side and door mouldings, plus chrome bumper inserts
  • New-look front and rear lights with clear lenses

While interior quality enhancements include:

  • New design for centre dashboard, audio units and integrated phone, surrounded by more extensive improved aluminium or walnut wood trim
  • New, superior centre tunnel console and multi-function arm rest design
  • New generation Volvo front seats, with new Sovereign Hide upholstery available
  • Improved trim for doors, A-pillars and dashboard materials for less reflection
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Published 27 May 2004 Melanie Carter

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