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DETROIT 2012: Volvo to Unveil XC60 Plug-in Hybrid

Posted: January 7th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: 2012 NAIAS Detroit, Auto News, Grilled | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on DETROIT 2012: Volvo to Unveil XC60 Plug-in Hybrid

The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012, which kicks off in Detroit next Monday, will see Volvo unveil its XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept car that it describes as “an electric car, a highly economical hybrid and a powerful high-performance car all rolled into one.” At the press of a button, the XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept can switch between Pure electric mode, Hybrid mode, or Power mode, which combines the power of the 280 hp gasoline engine with the 70 hp electric motor to propel the car from zero to 60 mph (96.5 km/h) in 5.8 seconds. Read the full article »»»»