Changes for 2011

5 05 2010

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  • The new five-cylinder 2-litre turbodiesel introduced in the all-new Volvo S60 is now available throughout Volvo Cars’ model range – and there are upgraded six-cylinder petrol engines too.
  • In the Volvo S80, V70, XC70 and XC60 the newly developed 2-litre diesel engine produces 163 hp and 400 Nm of torque. In these models the engine is badged the D3.
  • The Volvo S80, V70, XC70 and XC60 can also be specified with the high-performance D5 engine that produces 205 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque.
  • In the Volvo C30, S40, V50 and C70 the new 2-litre turbodiesel is available in two variants:
    • D4 with 177 hp and 400 Nm of torque.
    • D3 with 150 hp and 350 Nm of torque. This engine will be introduced in the C70 during the spring and later in 2010 it will also become available in the C30, S40 and V50.
  • Volvo S80, V70, XC70 and XC60 also get upgraded petrol engines:
    • New exterior color, Flamenco Red, for all four models.
    • The Volvo XC60 is also available in a new color, Seashell, and the range of wheel rims has been extended with a new 18-inch wheel with six double spokes.
    • The Volvo V70 gets color-coded lower body panels as standard, in line with the Volvo S80.
    • The Volvo On Call system can now be combined with the Bluetooth mobile phone service.
    • With Volvo On Call it is now even possible to activate the cabin heater remotely via SMS text messaging.
    • Electrically folding rear seat headrests in the V70 and XC70.
  • Among the other new features in the 2011 Volvo C30, S40, V50 and C70 line-up are:
    • The Volvo S40 and V50 now get the same larger iron mark as the Volvo C30 and C70. The grille’s design is otherwise unchanged.
    • New paint option for the Volvo C30, S40 and V50 – Flamenco Red. The Volvo S40 and V50 are now also available in Cosmic White and Orange Flame.
    • The range of upholstery in the Volvo S40 and V50 now includes a new contrasting leather option with black seat sides, white backrest and orange stitching.
    • C70 buyers can now specify optional parking sensors front and rear.
    • Cars with Volvo On Call now have the option of activating the cabin heater remotely via SMS text messaging.
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