First Production 2018 Volvo XC60 Rolls Off Assembly Line In Sweden

2018 Volvo XC60 (L) and Volvo S90 are displayed during a 2017 New York International Auto Show

Volvo started prolongation of a second-generation XC60 final week in Torslanda, Sweden. The midsize crossover has left into worldwide markets and is approaching to go on sale in a U.S. after this year.

The really initial 2018 Volvo XC60 to hurl off a line was a Crystal White-painted T5 Inscription AWD, that includes a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine formulating 250 hp. Purchasers can also name between dual other engines for a XC60: a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter with 316 hp or a plug-in hybrid that creates 400 hp. Diesel models will further be offering in some markets.

“This is a unapproachable day for everybody during a plant,” settled Magnus Nilsson, clamp boss of a Torslanda plant, in a new press release. “We have worked tough in new weeks and months to prepared Torslanda for this newest Volvo design, and now we are prepared to start delivering mint XC60s to consumers.”

The mint indication replaces a prior XC60, that is scarcely a decade old. Throughout a run, scarcely a million units were sole globally. The crossover paint about 30 percent of Volvo’s altogether sales.

In a future, Volvo competence furnish a XC60 during a new South Carolina plant. The plant is now set to furnish a associated S60 sedan, and creation crossovers in a U.S. could be profitable given a interest of a physique style.

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