After weeks of teasing, we lastly have the confirmed launch date – the Volvo XC60 facelift will formally be making its Malaysian debut on November 25, and you may watch the livestream on Volvo Automobile Malaysia’s (VCM) official Fb web page.
The midlife refresh is a fairly small one, on the design entrance at the very least. There’s a restyled bumper with sharper creases close to the decrease consumption, whereas the exhaust finishers have been faraway from the again. An R-Design bundle will see the SUV be outfitted with a sportier square-mesh grille versus the vertical slats, although it’s value noting that the XC60 R-Design was by no means supplied right here earlier than.
Stepping inside, the SUV will ship with a model new infotainment system that’s constructed on Android Automotive OS, which first made its look on the fully-electric XC40. Volvo’s complete suite of superior driving aids have additionally been augmented with higher sensors for improved performance.
Presently, the pre-facelift XC60 – updated just this April – is obtainable with two powertrains in Malaysia, together with the T5 (Momentum) and Recharge T8 (Inscription Plus). Each include a 2.0 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine and an eight-speed automated transmission, with the T5 sending 254 PS and 350 Nm to all 4 wheels.
The Recharge T8 provides on a supercharger for 320 PS and 400 Nm, whereas an electrical motor on the rear axle contributes one other 87 PS and 240 Nm for a complete system output of 407 PS and 640 Nm. The e-motor attracts energy from an 11.6-kWh lithium-ion battery able to offering an all-electric vary of 54 km.
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