The speculative rendering of the next-generation 2018 Volvo S60 has been revealed on the internet, giving a glimpse of what the Swedish 3 Series fighter could seem like.
Created by Dutch artist Remco Meulendijk, the render envisions the new S60 as a baby version of the recently-launched S90 large sedan.
Volvo with the process of revamping its ageing product line-up, which started with the XC90 SUV and then the S90/V90 car and wagon. According to Meulendijk, the actual S60 is next in line for your comprehensive facelift, likely to happen between 2017.
Although not mentioned or imagined, the V60 wagon is also prone to get updated alongside its car sibling, while the next-generation XC60 VEHICLE has already been spied testing and should additionally debut sometime next year.
Meulendijk’s style is a very handsome sedan, with the company’s new face and ‘Thor’s hammer’ LED signature running through the lens clusters.
Large wheels fill the actual arches, giving the S60 an extremely athletic and upmarket look, whilst out back C-shaped LED tail-light strips and square tailpipes total the Swedish sedan’s clean as well as premium design.
Little is known concerning the next-gen S60, though Meulendijk feels it will feature similar technology observed in the S90, including a host associated with active safety features and autonomous traveling systems.
Volvo’s new Drive-E second . 0-litre turbocharged engines are also likely to sit under the bonnet, as the organization downsizes its engine range in order to chase lower fuel consumption as well as emissions.
An electrically-assisted version of the powertrain – likely to be a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) T6 or T8 performance variant – is also probably offered with the new model.
Absolutely no renderings or images of the inside have been released yet, though Volvo will likely offer a version of the new iPad-style infotainment system through the S90/V90/XC90, along with more premium components to better compete with its German competitors.
The next-generation S60 will be 1 piece of the Swedish brand’s renaissance under its new Chinese possession, which will see it offer more high quality products to compete with established luxurious marques like Mercedes-Benz, BMW as well as Audi.
2017 should be a big yr for Volvo, with the new ‘60 Series’ models (S60/V60/XC60) expected to become revealed, along with production versions from the smaller ‘40 Series’ concepts which were revealed in May, which previewed the next S40 and V40, together with a new XC40 baby SUV which is expected to launch either late the coming year or early in 2018.