The Volvo V60 is a five-door station wagon produced by Volvo. Related to the S60, the vehicle was launched in 2010, and was the recipient of a facelift in 2014. Today, it is in its second generation and has been so since 2018. Although finding these vehicles is not difficult, working on them ─ as with any car ─ one can find unforeseen complications crop up. To prevent these unforeseen complications makes sure you have a Volvo V60 workshop manual to get the job done right.
The second-generation V60 was unveiled in 2018, and was based on the Volvo Scalable Product Architecture platform. Both the first and second-generations featured a ""Cross Country"" variant. In February 2014, Volvo debuted a special variant of the V60 called Ocean Race Edition. This new model featured unique details not dissimilar to other Ocean Race Editions that preceded it.
Volvo unveiled another limited edition in 2013, which was branded the V60 Polestar. It was a redesigned V60 that was developed by Polestar. Only made available in limited markets, it was released in 2014. Polstar revamped the V60 with a retuned engine, which delivered 345 hp. While the rest of the vehicle received multiple suspension upgrades such as new swaybars, 6-piston brakes made by Brembo, and Öhlins dampers. The V60 Polestar was the recipient of a brand new 4-cylinder 2.0 L turbo engine, which replaced the previous 3.0 L 6-cylinder.
Debuting at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, a pre-production version of the Volvo V60 diesel-electric transmission plug-in hybrid. The V60 plug-in was the result of a collaboration betwix Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall and Volvo.
The V60 Plug-in Hybrid featured a 6-speed automatic transmission, and the front wheels were powered by a 5-cylinder 2.4 L D5 turbo diesel engine, which produced 215 hp. The rear axle was an ERAD (Electric Rear Axle Drive) powered by an electric motor, which produced 70 hp and gained its power by a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
Volvo unveiled the addition of an R Design model of its V60 Plug-in Hybrid in 2014, which would feature a number of special exterior and interior features that helped achieve a sportier look.
Released in 2015, the V60 Cross Country is the heightened variant of the Volvo V60. It is available in both North America and Europe and comes standard with AWD in North America. New VEA engines are offered, which are considered to produce a more efficient drive. However, working on your V60 blindly without a clear map of the internal workings of your vehicle is not advised. Hence, go grab yourself a Volvo V60 repair manual today.