Dispelling the notion that it is becoming a station wagon company, Volvo Cars of North America Inc. says that with its new S60 model, it will sell 100,000 sedans alone in 2001. That total represents the lion's share of the 160,000-unit sales VCNA is targeting next year. The new S60 (see Ward's Automotive Reports — Aug. 14, '00, p.3) was inspired by the C70 coupe and is Volvo's sportiest sedan to date. Design work, which included the difficult job of retaining a coupe-like roofline, was ...

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