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Η Volvo ανακοίνωσε στη Γενεύη τα πλάνα της να λανσάρει το V60 D5 Twin Engine Special Edition.

Η ειδική αυτή έκδοση, βασίζεται στο V60 plug-in hybrid και εξωτερικά τουλάχιστον, ξεχωρίζει από το Crystal White χρώμα με τις μαύρες λεπτομέρειες και τις ζάντες ελαφρού κράματος 19 ιντσών. Εσωτερικά, οι αλλαγές είναι επίσης περιορισμένες με το μοντέλο να εξοπλίζεται με Blond, sport καθίσματα, μαύρο “ουρανό” και piano black διακοσμητικά.

Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine 3

Η ουσία του μοντέλου όμως εντοπίζονται στο κινητήριο σύνολο. Αυτό, αποτελείται από έναν D5 πετρελαιοκινητήρα, έναν ηλεκτροκινητήρα και μία μπαταρία ιόντων-λιθίου 11.2 kWh. Η συνδυαστική απόδοση του συστήματος αγγίζει του 230 ίππους.

Η εταιρία δήλωσε ότι η παραγωγή του V60 D5 Twin Engine Special Edition θα περιοριστεί στα 500 κομμάτια αλλά δυστυχώς, δεν ανακοίνωσε την τιμή τους…

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Volvo Cars unveils new V60 D5 Twin Engine Special Edition in Geneva

  • The new V60 D5 Twin Engine expands Volvo Cars’ class-leading plug-in hybrid technology range
  • Special Edition of just 500 cars will celebrate the introduction
  • Follows in the footsteps of the V60 D6 Twin Engine – the # 1 selling plug-in hybrid in the European premium segment

Volvo Cars has unveiled a D5 Twin Engine Special Edition of its bestselling V60 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid. The new car will take the established Volvo Cars plug-in hybrid solution to a wider audience.

“We were the first car maker to develop and produce a diesel-based plug-in hybrid powertrain with the launch of the V60 D6 in 2012. Since then we have been working on further refining our innovative approach to electrification and hybrid powertrains, as can be seen in our brand new XC90 T8 Twin Engine which is just entering full-scale production. With the launch of the V60 D5 Twin Engine Special Edition we are broadening our Twin Engine product range,” said Dr. Thomas Müller, Vice President Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineering at Volvo Car Group.

The V60 D5 Twin Engine will deliver 120 kW via the combustion engine and about 50 kW from its 11.2 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack using the same proven configuration used in the V60 D6 Twin Engine. This translates to a maximum driveline power output of approximately 230 hp when the electric motor and diesel engine are working simultaneously.

“We decided to offer a special edition of the V60 D5 Twin Engine to celebrate the growing success and continued roll-out of our Twin Engine product range. We are one of few car makers that deliver a true no compromise driving experience – combining the benefits of pure electric drive, high performance and great fuel economy,” added Dr. Thomas Müller.

The Special Edition is delivered with Crystal White exterior paint, 19-inch wheels and glossy black exterior detailing. Inside, the car is equipped with a black headliner and piano black trim. The V60 D5 Special Edition will also feature the unique Blond sport seat upholstery with decorative white stitching as seen in our Volvo Ocean Race editions.

Just 500 examples of the special edition model will be built, while a regular V60 D5 Twin Engine will be more widely available later this spring.