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Volvo drops teaser images of next-gen XC60

Volvo drops teaser images of next-gen XC60 image

Marcus De Guzman / Volvo | February 27, 2017 12:00

Volvo gives a glimpse of 2018 XC60

Volvo will soon be rolling out an all-new crossover in the form of the new-generation XC60. Apparently slated to be revealed at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, the Swedish automaker recently released a few teaser images of the upcoming crossover.

Immediately seen on the new XC60 are the new Thor's Hammer LED headlights borrowed from the XC90. As a way to differentiate it from its bigger sibling, the design on the XC60 has been slightly tweaked to make it more unique. Also present is the new front grill which also adorns the other new models like the S90 and V90.

Volvo drops teaser images of next-gen XC60

As for its shape, it appears Volvo opted to retain the overall shape while incorporating subtle changes. The third-row window features a slight kink which is very reminiscent from the all-new XC90, along with the new LED vertical taillights. It also has what appears to be a distinct beltine that runs the entire length of the crossover. A fresh set of alloy wheels may also arrive in the new XC60 as seen beneath the covers.

According to our spies (who were able to photograph a prototype XC60 some months ago), it will also be underpinned by the brand's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) that is used on the XC90, S90 and V90. With it, it is highly likely that new downsized turbocharged engines will power the XC60.

A closer look at the Thor's Hammer headlights on the XC60

The 2017 Geneva International Motor Show will begin on March 7.