Special edition: Volvo S60 T6 Design
by HEICO SPORTIV
Press information dated 26.08.2010
For sport-passionate car owners, Volvo is now offering a once-in-a-lifetime limousine: the Volvo S60 T6 Design by HEICO SPORTIV. The most powerful premium limousine ever offered by Volvo in Germany unleashes a staggering 330 bhp (243 kW). The limited special edition of just 100 vehicles will go on sale in september 2010 and be available exclusively in the color metallic sapphire black.
The special edition Volvo S60 T6 was realized with tuning specialist HEICO SPORTIV, a company with over 20 years’ experience in tuning and improving the performance of exclusive Volvo models and since 2008 official partner of Volvo Car Germany GmbH. Besides its impressive engine performance and extremely sporty handling characteristics, the one-off model captivates with many exclusive interior and exterior design novel-ties.
The new Volvo S60 T6 Design by HEICO SPORTIV is based on the series model with the adapted 304 bhp (224 kW) 6-cylinder straight-type turbo gasoline engine from Volvo. The vehicle’s tuning to 330 bhp (243 kW) and a maximum torque of 460 Nm, available in an rpm range of 2,100 to 4,200 min-1, was implemented using HEICO SPORTIV e.motion technology. HEICO SPORTIV e.motion stands for “efficiency in motion” and describes a supplementary engine control unit including enhanced engine management.
All-wheel drive and automatic transmission in series
Thanks to this technical upgrade, customers benefit from perceptible performance improvement and apparently limit-less power reserves. The Volvo S60 T6 Design by HEICO SPORTIV tears from 0 to 100 km/h (62.5 mph) in just 5.8 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 250 km/h (electronically capped). Average fuel consumption is 10.6 liters per 100 kilometers (preliminary values). For perfect traction on any terrain, the high-performance limousine is fitted serially with permanent all-wheel drive (AWD). A six-gear automatic gearbox with geartronic function provides for transmission. The Volvo S60 T6 Design by HEICO SPORTIV fulfill the rigorous Euro 5 emissions classification standard.
HEICO SPORTIV body kit, sport springs and exclusive design elements
By using the HEICO SPORTIV body kit, it changea the appearance of the Volvo S60 in a decent and dynamic way. The body kit includes front spoiler, rear skirt and four pipe exhaust system. The front spoiler is installed over the original bumper skin and perfectly complement the overall look of the Volvo S60. This design element is made of lightweight and flexible polyurethane plastic (PUR-R-RIM) and fulfils the latest requirements for pedestrian protection. The PUR-R-RIM rear skirt dictates the form of a diffusor and snuggly encloses the exhaust system’s left and right arranged oval end pipes.
The HEICO SPORTIV sport springs and 30mm lowering additionally provide for outstanding sporty handling. Besides this, new 19” complete wheel set in black diamond cut matt finish with 245/35 R19 Pirelli tires is thrown into the bargain to boot. Deliverables also include an original Volvo wheel set with Pirelli winter tires and a special trunk emblem.
The special edition bases on the Summum model incl. various options. The exclusive interior details with HEICO SPORTIV logo are gear shift knob in aluminium/leather, aluminium pedal set, aluminium foot rest as well as an edition plaque for the dashboard. Furthermore, each customer receives a custom-made pouch with a liter of Castrol high performance engine oil.