Volvo Ocean Race V60, XC60, XC70 Special Editions On Sale In Australia

Mike Stevens | Mar 16, 2012

Volvo has rolled out three new special-edition models in Australia, based on the Teknik trim grades of the V60 wagon and the XC60 and XC70 SUVs.

Launched to celebrate the 39,200 nautical-mile Volvo Ocean Race, the three wagons pick up new paint options, new wheels and a handful of unique interior treatments.

Interior highlights include aluminium inlays to the centre stack, Ocean Race-branded tread plates and load covers, and cross-stitched leather upholstery embossed with the Volvo Ocean Race logo.

On the outside, there's Volvo's 18-inch "Argus" alloy wheels are fitted to the Volvo Ocean Race specials, and a choice of "Ocean Race Blue II" or "Electric Silver" metallic paint finishes.

Pricing

  • V60 T5 (petrol) Volvo Ocean Race $59,990
  • XC60 D5 (diesel) Volvo Ocean Race $65,990
  • XC70 D5 (diesel) Volvo Ocean Race $68,450

Note: all prices exclude on-road costs.

The Volvo Ocean Race

Covering over 39,200 nautical miles in nine months, six crews race across six continents and four oceans in Volvo's carbon-fibre Open 70 yachts.

The race has already stopped in Cape Town (South Africa), Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Sanya (China) and now Auckland. The final stopover points are Itajaí (Brazil), Miami (USA), Lisbon (Portugal) and Lorient (France).

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