Volvo is stretching out – in more ways than one – by launching a long-wheelbase version of its S60 sedan. It also happens to be the first car scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. market produced in China.
Making its debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the S60 Inscription adds another 3.4 inches of rear legroom to the current S60 model, taking it from cramped to what Volvo claims is best-in-class space.
Set to reach U.S. showrooms this coming summer, the long-wheelbase model has been in production for more than a year at the Volvo plant in Chengdu, not far from the headquarters of its Chinese parent, Geely. It’s the first plant Volvo has operated outside Europe. (more…)