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S60.....it Was A Good Run.

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Single turbo (which looks pretty big for a stock Volvo turbo) and Volvo calls it a dual scroll turbo. This has been explained to me as a turbo with 2 exhaust turbines, one for cylinders 1-3 and another for 4-6. Supposedly this cuts down on turbulence in the exhaust stream. Seems cool to me :lol:

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The twinscroll suits the 6 cylinder better compared to the 5 cylinder because it uses 3 cylinders per turbine exhaust stream, one turbine with two channels, but the turbo as used isn't much better than the R's K24.

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Wow...production numbers were all over the map! From 108k to 6k. Diidn't realize the S60 numbers had fallen off that hard.

6K for the first 3 months of 2009. Thats 24K on a yearly basis and '08 was around 25K.

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6K for the first 3 months of 2009. Thats 24K on a yearly basis and '08 was around 25K.

I had considered that as well, but the new production year usually starts around September with tooling/production of the current model year winding down early in the second quarter of the fiscal year.

Either way the numbers were less than 25% of 2001, so I guess tho beloved by us, the current S60 was a little long in the tooth for the public. It's funny because the new ones were by far the best looking and the best performing. Kind of demonstrates wear the average Joe's head is at.

My personal biggest hope is they give the new S60 a more useable back seat!! It's the only reason I never bought one.

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I had considered that as well, but the new production year usually starts around September with tooling/production of the current model year winding down early in the second quarter of the fiscal year.

Either way the numbers were less than 25% of 2001, so I guess tho beloved by us, the current S60 was a little long in the tooth for the public. It's funny because the new ones were by far the best looking and the best performing. Kind of demonstrates wear the average Joe's head is at.

My personal biggest hope is they give the new S60 a more useable back seat!! It's the only reason I never bought one.

There's so much RWD now to choose from - its hard to justify a premium FWD car;

Bring back the S90 with a turbo six cylinder

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lol wat?

even the 855 got the best looking wagon title from ITALIANS... I'm not so sure about that.. italians must be high quite often :lol:

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even the 855 got the best looking wagon title from ITALIANS... I'm not so sure about that.. italians must be high quite often :lol:

i don't think any other wagons from 94-97, in the U.S., are as good looking as 850's

(place pic of a different wagon to prove me wrong here)

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obviously better looking is subjective and you didn't ask about reliability, and to be honest that was one of the most reliable cars audi ever made - between their 5cylinder turbo ( <3 the aan), manual trans, and quattro with locking diff the car was a beast.

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