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Volvo S60 : 2009

Preview of the next sedan model.
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Here is the first glimpse of Volvo Cars' next concept car. The Volvo S60 Concept will be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2009 - and it gives a clear indication of what the all-new Volvo S60 will look like when it is introduced during 2010.


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"We both can and dare to deliver even more exciting and more dynamic designs while retaining our grip on the lead position with regard to safety. The concept car shows part of our future, it's a hint that the all-new S60 will be one of the strongest contenders in the CD premium segment," says Stephen Odell, President and CEO at Volvo Cars.

The first picture reveal the coupe-inspired silhouette that gave the original S60 its unique stance. It is now being even further accentuated.

"The concept car's design gives a visual promise of enthusiastic driving characteristics and I can assure you that the all-new S60 will deliver a sporty drive like no Volvo before," says Stephen Odell.

New shoulders resembling a double wave.
The sleek coupe-like roof line is accompanied by entirely new shoulder contours - a gentle double wave from the headlamps at the front to the tail lamps at the rear.

"The inspiration comes from the Swedish coastline's cliffs and seas. An exciting blend of drama and sensuality," explains Volvo Cars' design director, Steve Mattin.

He adds: "This concept car takes our design DNA to the next level. We're talking about a ‘Dramatic New Approach', meaning that we gradually turn up our cars' visual volume. The concept car's exterior gives a clear indication of what customers can expect of the all-new S60. On the inside we've been even more daring - there the focus has been on creating a vision of the future in the slightly longer perspective."

Centre stack made of Orrefors crystal.
Among the interior features is a floating centre stack made of hand-crafted Orrefors crystal. It shaped in a graceful, transparent wave from the instrument panel all the way to the rear seat backrest. The crystal panel appears to float above the centre stack's ergonomically designed functionality and it rests gently on rubber pads.

"In a concept car the aim is to give your imagination a free rein and our iconic super-slim centre stack was the perfect object. Using pure crystal is a thrilling experiment. We may well see interior features in crystal-like materials in the future," says Steve Mattin.

(source: Volvo)


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(March 2006). Volvo is introducing a reworked identity as part of widespread changes to the way it markets itself.

The Swedish motor vehicle manufacturer has appointed branding agency Bite to develop its logo as part of a plan to elevate the marque's iron symbol to give it the same level of prominence as the Volvo mark.

The changes, which are the brand's most significant in 75 years, are intended to eradicate inconsistencies in the application of the Volvo identity across its models and communications.

The company also wants to make greater use of the iron symbol, which it claims is recognised as a good illustration of the strength and endurance of its vehicles.

The changes to the logo are subtle, with the iron mark now more curved and thicker bevelled edges. The shape of the arrow has also been changed slightly. The blue of the "Volvo" script is retained, but the silver used for the iron mark is now a softer matt shade in an attempt to give it a more luxurious feel.

The new look will be introduced across all the brand's promotional activity -- previously it had used only the word "Volvo".

The reworked logo will first appear on the C30 model, which is due to be launched at the Paris Motor Show in September, and international promotional material for the model. Volvo hopes the C30 will rid it of its traditional association as a safe choice of family car and make it appeal to a younger and broader audience.

The changes follow Volvo's decision to relaunch its customer magazine, which is produced by Redwood Publishing.

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Volvo S60 Concept Design Story. The sporty design Volvo model features technology and design. The model has a new technology which detects pedestrians in the danger zone, the rear parallelogram doors glide parallel with the side of the car and the vehicle brings CO2 emissions down to 119 g/km.


Shoot in secret. Behind the scenes: The making of Volvo S60 Concept Launch movie for North American international Auto show at Detroit. Filming of the new Volvo S60 Concept was made under top secrecy.


Short documentary about the making of the new Volvo S60 Concept. In the most secret room within the Volvo factory, the new Volvo is being created. Over a 24 week period they have worked on building the car and in principle, every part has been newly designed for the car. In total, it is estimated that it will take some 16,000 man-hours to assemble the car.


Volvo S60 Concept with crystal centre consol. Volvo Cars has engaged world-famous Swedish glassworks Orrefors in the work with the company's next concept car, which will be a first taste of the next-generation Volvo S60. The joint creation, a floating centre stack of hand-made Orrefors crystal, will be shown for the first time at the Detroit international motor show in January 2009.


Headlights Design. Malte Mossner works with developing the cars new headlights a very important detail on a Concept car. In each of the headlamps, the lights form a sculpture creating the image of two miniature Viking longboats sailing side by side, one for main beam and one for dipped beam.


Volvo S60 Concept Detroit Launch. January 11, 2009. At long last, Volvo Cars were able to unveil the new S60 Concept for the assembled worlds press here at the Detroit Motor Show in the USA.


Volvo S60 Concept With New Pedestrian Protection Feature. Volvo Cars introduces the next generation of preventive safety technology. Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake and pedestrian detection reacts when a pedestrian walks out in front of a car - and will activate the car's full braking power if the driver does not respond to the danger. This groundbreaking innovation is being presented in the Volvo S60 Concept.


Volvo S60 Concept - 4 months in 60 seconds. The all new Volvo S60 Concept. Timelap from the Build Up Process.

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