Mass production of the Volvo S60L has started in China
Published on November 7, 2013 by Joey Wang
Mass production of the new Volvo S60L has started in China, the S60L will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month. Volvo officially released this photo with a lot of happy people but sadly no other photos of the car.
The Volvo S60L is a China-only stretched variant of the Volvo S60, it is extended by 8 centimeters in the middle to create more legroom for passengers in the back. The S60L is manufactured in a new Geely-funded Volvo factory in Chengdu in central China.
Earlier spy shot of the interior. More luxurious versions will get TFT-screens in the head rests and tray tables. The Volvo S60L will compete with other China-made China-only stretched sedans such as the Audi A4L, the BMW 3Li, and the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class L. Size is: 4715mm/1866mm/1481mm, and wheelbase is 2856mm.
The S60L will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November, and it will be launched on the China car market around just before the end of the year. The S60L will be powered by a 200hp 2.0 turbo (2.0T), a 241hp 2.0 turbo (T5), or a 300hp 3.0 turbo (T6). Price will start around 220.000 yuan.
Earlier spy shots.