IAB Exclusive - Spied - Volvo XC60 in India

05/07/2010 - 06:45 | ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,   | Sachet Parkash

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Spied parked inside a building right here in India is the soon-to-be launched Volvo XC60 compact crossover SUV in RHD form, spied for the first time in India. The vehicle is to be launched in India by the end of this year and will go to head-to-head with rivals such as the BMW X3 and Audi Q5.

The car in the images is the D5 diesel variant, which has a 2.4-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engine pumping out 205 PS of max power and 420 Nm of max torque. The car is also available with a 3.2-litre Naturally Aspirated petrol motor as well as a 3.0-litre turbocharged, six-cylinder petrol engine (T6). The car in the images also has a temporary Haryana registration plate.

The Volvo XC60 is based on the Volvo Y20 platform and is made at the Volvo plant in Ghent, Belgium. The car will be imported into India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU) and will be priced around the 40-lakh mark. The car could also be offered in a front-wheel drive version.

Thanks to our anonymous reader for sending us the first pictures of the Volvo XC60. You know who you are, and you must know we're grateful to you!

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