Volvo's 2013 V60 Plug-in Hybrid already sold out, debuting at Paris Motor Show
Volvo announced today, at the Paris Motor Show, that the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is selling rapidly. The first years production has already sold out before that plug-in hybrid has even hit show-room's, and that next years production is already filling up. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is the worlds first diesel plug-in hybrid.
Doug Speck, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Car Corporation, promising that "2013 will be one of the most intense years in the company's history," in which the company will be "renewing more or less our whole model range in less than two years," said about the V60 Plug-in Hybrid "None of our competitors can offer customers an equally ingenious car. Its uncompromising attitude to green motoring elevates hybrid technology to an entirely new level."
Volvo describes the V60 Plug-in Hybrid as "three cars in one" which puts an end to the supposed compromise in choosing to drive a hybrid. The three cars in one idea is implemented by three mode buttons on the dashboard: Pure, Hybrid and Power. In Pure mode the car is powered solely by its electric motor as much as possible. In Hybrid mode, the default upon starting the car, the diesel engine and electric motor cooperate to balance between driving pleasure and fuel efficiency. In Power mode the system is configured to deliver the most power possible.