Motoring: Fast and capable, but new XC60 can’t justify its hefty price tag

Volvo’s latest model of its SUV range, the T8 Twin Engine, is at least €20,000 too expensive to be worth buying

24th May, 2020
Motoring: Fast and capable, but new XC60 can’t justify its hefty price tag
The Volve XC60 T8 Twin Engine Polestar is powered by Volvo’s most powerful plug-in hybrid powertrain and costs nearly €90,000

Before reading any further, you should be aware that the specific version of the Volvo XC60 you see pictured here – the car we tested – costs nearly €90,000 to buy. In short, it is not for everyone.

Indeed, it’s not particularly representative of the XC60 line-up in general, which is the “middle child” of the Volvo SUV range, sandwiched between the new XC40 and the large XC90 with prices starting at a rather more...

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