Vivacious V60 offers more room with vroom

With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.
With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.ST PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER TAN
With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.
With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.ST PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER TAN
With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.
With a longer wheelbase, the Volvo V60 offers a cushier ride and more legroom.ST PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER TAN

Volvo's new mid-sized wagon also offers more room to go with its vroom

The first thing you notice about the new Volvo V60 is how low-slung it is, an impression that is confirmed when you sink yourself behind the wheel, and again, when you get out.

According to the specifications, the car is 52mm lower than its predecessor at 1,432mm. That makes it a mite lower than the dynamic Honda Civic Type R and a cinch on car-wash days.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2019, with the headline 'Vivacious V60'. Print Edition | Subscribe