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Rugged V60 Cross Country will be available to order in Q1 next year, and will arrive in UK dealers next May

The rugged Volvo V60 Cross Country has been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show

The V60 Cross Country will be available to order in the first quarter of next year, with production getting under way in May and first customer deliveries expected in June.

Click here to read about the Volvo S60 Cross Country

The car's ride height has been raised by 65mm over the V60 on which it is based. It also has high-profile tyres, front and rear skid plates, side scuff plates, bumper extenders and lower body cladding.

A diesel-only engine line-up includes a base D3 unit and a new 179bhp 2.0-litre four-cylinder D4 turbodiesel with either front or all-wheel drive.

Volvo says the new model offers "a sporty, connected yet comfortable driving experience with the freedom to explore new horizons."

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5wheels 5 November 2014

why cant we have ?

There was a time many moons ago when wecould have a really good dig at each other and discuss likes and dislikes etc. Now we are in most cases forced to use social media Twitter FB etc to discuss something which personally I dont have either of and have no intention of starting either. (privacy I take very seriously). BUT, whi cant I read others and my own blog on the quote without sending another message?
Harry P 5 November 2014

Green or Brown?

It will be interesting to see what Co2 figure Volvo will be able to achieve with their efficient new D4 engine when combined with AWD and Geartronic?
It could make an appealing combination for those wanting 4WD but put off of an SUV by high Co2 and the subsequent BIK penalties.
I also think it would look a lot better in alternative colours to White or Brown!
5wheels 5 November 2014

Was about to saY

i wasabout to say how Chinese this barge looks side on, and then I remembered it IS Chinese now. In Russia we receive a bucketload of Chinese models you never see or even hear of in mainland Europe (or USA come to that). Lifan company is the biggest copy cat designer of them all. Oh well sorry Volvo - I never had one - and I doubt I ever will