Type 134 Volvo S60L Twin Engine PHEV for China only

The Volvo S60L Twin Engine plug-in gas-electric hybrid has gone on sale in China. For now it will be a China-only model.

Based on the long-wheelbase S60L, which is only made in Chengdu, China, the S60L Twin Engine has a PHEV system with a total of 306hp (228kW) and 406 lb-ft (550Nm).

It consists of a 2-liter Drive-E turbocharged 4-cylinder gas engine with 237hp (177kW) and 258 lb-ft (350Nm) for the front wheels, and a 67hp (50kW) electric engine for the rear wheels. There’s a 11.2kWh battery for the electric motor.

Electric-only driving range is 33mi (53km), and fuel economy is rated at 112mpg US (2.1L/100km).

The company also offers a V60 Twin Engine in Europe, but that features a diesel-electric PHEV system.