Toronto, Ontario – The all-new 2010 Volvo XC60, initially launched with a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder engine, will now also be offered with a 3.2-litre six-cylinder, along with a new R-Design package. Volvo Cars of Canada said that the new engine, currently available in the S80, V70, XC70 and XC90, will broaden the appeal of the company’s newest product.

The XC60 will now be offered in three trim levels: the 3.2, 3.2 AWD and T6 AWD. The 3.2 and 3.2 AWD will use a 3.2-litre inline six-cylinder engine, producing 235 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The T6 AWD uses a 3.0-litre turbocharged inline six-cylinder producing 281 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, with six-speed automatic. The 3.2 is front-wheel drive, while the AWD models use Volvo’s all-wheel system.

Pricing for the 3.2 starts at $39,995; the 3.2 AWD starts at $44,495, while the T6 AWD starts at $49,995. All models include the Volvo City Safety system as standard equipment. At speeds below 30 km/h, the system can avoid or reduce the severity of a rear-end collision by applying up to 50 per cent braking power should the driver not take action to avoid an imminent crash.

The T6 AWD can also be optioned with an R-Design package for $3,000, which adds 20-inch alloy wheels, unique grille and mirrors, skid plate, exhaust pipes, fog lights, sport chassis, and unique steering wheel, floor mats, sport pedals and sport dials.

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