Volvo Turns XC60 Into A Luxury Solar Eclipse Viewing Lounge

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This Monday (August 21) will be the first time in 38 years that some parts in the US will witness a total solar eclipse. While the majority will witness the event behind secure sunglasses, Volvo is offering an exclusive opportunity.

Volvo has come up with a custom-made eclipse viewer that attaches to the XC60's roof magnetically. The eclipse viewer will be sold through a few Volvo dealerships in Oregon, Idaho, Nebraska, Missouri, and South Carolina, and is ISO-certified.

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The eclipse viewer will convert the standard panoramic sunroof of the XC60 into a luxury lounge, allowing five people to view the solar eclipse in comfort. Also, Volvo will even live stream the entire eclipse in 4k on its 'Racing The Sun' website.

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The upcoming solar eclipse in the US will be something most will be looking out for, and Volvo has taken advantage of the opportunity to offer something unique to its customers. While also live streaming the entire event, Volvo knows how to keep fans engaged.

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Story first published: Friday, August 18, 2017, 15:35 [IST]

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