The new Volvo V60 won't be arriving in the UK before December, but today, the Swedish automaker released pricing and announced that it has begun accepting orders for the so-called sports wagon model.
In Britain, the V60 will be available in four trim levels and with a choice of petrol or diesel engines. Prices range from £23,145 for the 150PS T3 ES model, rising to £37,895 for the flagship 304PS T6 AWD SE Lux Geartronic Premium model. The spunkier R-Design models with styling and chassis upgrades will be available from £25,695.
According to Volvo, with the exception of the D3, all other V60s are priced £1,150 above equivalent S60 models.
At launch, two diesel and four petrol engines will be available to UK customers. The diesel range comprises of a 2.0-liter D3 unit producing 163PS and 400Nm, and a 2.4-liter D5 engine delivering 205PS and 420Nm torque.
The D3 engine returns 51.4mpg UK for the manual version (46.3mpg UK in Geartronic) and 144g/km of C02, while the D5 unit, 52.3mpg UK on the combined cycle (manual version) with CO2 emissions of 142g/km.
The entry-level petrol engine is a 1.6-liter T3 unit churning out 150PS and 240Nm. Available only with a six-speed manual gearbox, the T3 will return up to 42.2mpg UK on the combined cycle and emits 156g/km CO2.
Next up is the more powerful 1.6-liter T4 variant with 180PS and 240Nm, which is available with either six-speed manual or Geartronic transmission. The manual model goes from 0 to 60mph in 8.0 seconds and up to a top speed of 137mph, while delivering up to 42.2mpg UK with 156g/km CO2.
Further up the petrol range is the 2.0-liter T5 variant with 240PS and 320Nm torque. The T5 emits 189g/km CO2 in manual guise (194g/km Geartronic) and will return up to 34.9mpg UK on the combined cycle.