The XC70 is packed with safety features such as ground breaking pedestrian and cyclist detection.If anything get too close to the car, even when stationary you get flashing lights and warning pings going off telling you someone or something is close. The redesigned front features a new hood shape that emphasises the wide, confident look.»We’ve taken away any black trim so the car is now all one body colour. The technology also detects if a pedestrian steps out into the road in front of the car. If the driver does not respond in time, the car can warn and automatically activate the brakes. When you’re on your way, browser and video function is disabled.
The current and accumulated fuel consumption figures are displayed – and the driver is rewarded with green E light when eco-driving is optimal. The XC60 is designed to feel every bit as nimble and agile as a standard height road car. The XC70 can be optionally specified with an active chassis based on Volvo’s Four-C technology. It is an advanced self-regulating chassis system that uses a number of sensors to continuously monitor the car’s behaviour. The big question is, have these changes made much of a difference? The mechanically linked compressor starts to function immediately at low revs, while the turbocharger kicks in when the airflow builds up.
The previously visible washer nozzles have been relocated out of sight under the bonnet. Your favourite drive playlist deserves a premium sound. While you can technically use your smartphone as well, it requires that you have a data-tethering plan, which often costs extra. Inside, the attention to detail, the authentic materials – such as wood and leather – and the easy-to-use controls contribute to the in-command driving experience. With all of the rear seats folded flat, the load space grows to a cavernous 1,600 litres.