Will Launch New Volvo V60 Hybrid model type

Written By Mujianto akhmadi pratama on Sunday | 9:03 PM

Hybrid car seems indeed to be a trend among the world's automotive manufacturers. They seemed to compete to bring a car that uses a blend of conventional engines with electric power.
After Toyota's success with the Prius hybrid, now the Swedish car manufacturer, Volvo seems to not want to miss the trend.

Recently, Volvo is now owned Geely, car manufacturers from China, reportedly intends to launch a hybrid version of the V60 wagon, the plug-in in March.

This is the second-generation hybrid car, in addition to fuel economy also results in lower carbon dioxide emissions, but still offers a high comfort, said Stefan Jacoby, President and Chief Executive Officers of Volvo Cars autoevolution.com quoted as saying on .

This car was developed in cooperation with energy suppliers (batrai) Vattenfall Sweden. Front wheel V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be driven by the D5 turbodiesel five-cylinder 2.4-liter, which produces 215 horsepower and maximum torque of 440 Nm (325 lb.ft.).

While the back, using features ERAD (Electric Rear Axle Drive) in the form of an electric motor, which produces 70 horsepower, with electrical power from a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 12 kWh. This car also has a six-speed automatic transmission.

In addition, the V60 Plug-in Hybrid can also be sped up to 50 miles with full penggunaa mode power supply.
Volvo claims that, CO2 emission levels produced no more than 50 grams per kilometer. Concentration of CO2 is equivalent to the consumption of 1.9 liters of fuel for a distance of 100 kilometers.

The plan, the car was launched in carpet Geneva Auto Show 2011 which took place in March.


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