The timeless allure of Special Editions… they arrive and depart, always donning the classic shade of black. Why black, you ask? It’s one of those mysterious marketing manoeuvres. Sure, a special edition may prolong the sales cycle, but here’s the kicker—it comes at a price, literally. Behind the curtain of exclusivity, what’s the secret? Well, it’s not rocket science; it’s just the colour of money.
Take the Volvo XC60 Black Edition, a shining example of the “special edition” conundrum—simple equation: black equals more expensive. The magic is in the green, after all. Anyway the Volvo XC60 Special Edition Hybrid… thing, it’s comes in the colour black and it’s expensive, so we’ll give you the the abridged version of what you need to know.
The Volvo XC60 Black Edition
Black Edition brings unique styling cues to the XC60 mid-size SUV.
Onyx Black exterior paint finished with high-gloss black grille complete with black Volvo Cars ironmark logo, plus black rear Volvo lettering and badges.
High-gloss black 21-inch alloy wheels as standard.
Choice of two interiors: charcoal Nappa leather/textile upholstery or charcoal Nappa leather perforated and ventilated upholstery, both complemented by charcoal headlining.
Three powertrain options: B5 petrol and T6 and T8 petrol-electric plug-in hybrid.
On-the-road prices from £54,035.
Special introductory prices from £52,285 are available until 27 November 2023.
On sale now, with first deliveries expected in early 2024.