Volvo introduces SUV in Mexico with semi-autonomous driving assistant

September 3, 2017
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The Scandinavian brand of premium cars Volvo introduced to Mexico the new model of its traditional XC60, a vehicle that has a semi-autonomous management system in order to prevent accidents.

The vehicle, which is located in the SUV segment, consolidates its automotive configuration in innovation and safety, and represents the modernization of the first generation XC60, the best-selling model in Europe in 2009, 2014 and 2015.

So, updates on the Sensus Conect system allow it to be more instituting and that every component of the car is at fingertips, like air conditioning, Infotainment with Carplay and Android integration, as well as Clean Zone to filter the Air from the passenger compartment.

Engine upgrades include a new supercharger turbocharged four-cylinder block, with powers ranging from 254 to 320 horsepower, and 295 lb ft of torque, which provide more dynamic handling and performance.

Regarding protection, it should be noted that Volvo’s vision includes, in addition to the driver and his companions, other people who are also part of the environment, such as other motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.




To do this, the XC60 integrates updates into its City Safety system, which, among other things, has an assistant in the direction of the vehicle to automatically dodge obstacles or other cars in front of the driver.

In addition, it has assistant in blind spots, emergency braking, and detection system for pedestrians, cyclists and large animals on the road.

The versions with T6 engine are integrated with the Pilot Assist system, a semi-autonomous handling assistant that takes care of acceleration, braking and steering wheel drive at speeds up to 130 kilometers per hour.

The XC60 Momentum T5 AWD arrives in Mexico with a price of 794,900 pesos, the T6 AWD in 899,900 pesos; while the R-Desing version has a cost of 939,900 pesos.

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