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2011 Volvo XC60 Gets Pedestrian Detection And Upgraded Infotainment System

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2010 Volvo XC60

2010 Volvo XC60

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Crossovers are the new wagons, according to popular wisdom, but at Volvo the heritage is clearly visible. Its wagon-like crossovers in the XC line have met with great success in the U.S., together with the various wagon lines accounting for about half of the company's sales in recent years.

One of the most successful models has been the XC60 and with several updates being implemented for the 2011 model year, the stylish crossover is about to get a whole lot better. From the end of November the XC60 can be specified with Volvo’s Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake safety system.

Designed around the idea of preventing collisions with pedestrians, the Volvo system recognizes people near the car and brakes appropriately to avoid coming into contact with them. But it's far from a "dumb" system--it tracks and anticipates the paths of pedestrians, and reacts accordingly. Volvo says it can completely avoid any collision below 15 mph.

At the same time, the vehicle also gets the same infotainment system that has been introduced in the Volvo S60 and V60. All the information is presented in a five or seven inch color screen integrated into the upper part of the center console.

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