Spied – Volvo S60L caught undisguised in China


Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

The Volvo S60L is nothing but a stretched version of the S60 premium sedan which is exclusive for the Chinese market.

front three quarter of the Volvo S60L spotted in China

As we know the Chinese love the extra bit of legroom at the rear and hence, the Geely owned car maker added about 8cm to the wheelbase of the car. End result is a longer sedan with a slightly awkward looking rear doors. The added wheelbase has clearly compromised the proportions of the rear part of the car, especially in the side angle.

Rear of the Volvo S60L spotted in China

The S60L will continue to be powered by the same powertrain lineup as its regular sibling. The three engine options are, a 200 bhp 2.0 litre turbo petrol motor (2.0T), a 241 bhp 2.0 litre turbo petrol (T5) and a 300 bhp 3.0 litre turbo petrol engine (T6).

Volvo S60L caught in China

The extended S60 will be pitted against the Audi A4 L, BMW 3Li and the Mercedes C Class EWB. The starting price of the Volvo S60L is expected to around 220,000 Yuan (around Rs. 21.57 lakhs).

Volvo S60
The image of the regular S60 is added for your reference.

The sedan will be manufactured at the new Chengdu plant built by Geely where the Volvo XC60 will also be built. The S60L is expected to make its debut at the Chengdu Auto Show in September and would go on sale in China later this year.

[Source: Auto.163.com via CarNewsChina.com]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Volvo S60 News & Updates

2018 Volvo S60 front three quarters spy shot

Next-gen Volvo S60 spied for the first time – Report

2015 Volvo XC90 D5 Inscription grille full review

Volvo Auto India releases revised price list

Volvo S60 CC India

Volvo S60 Cross Country launched at INR 38.9 lakhs – IAB Report

Volvo S90 Volvo lettering unveiled

Next generation Volvo 60-Series could have pure-electric variant – Report

2018 Volvo S60 front three quarter Rendering

2018 Volvo S60 – Rendering

Volvo S60 silver front three quarter

Next gen Volvo S60 to be produced and exported globally from the USA – IAB Report