Volvo gave more than a year ago with 40.1 and 40.2 Concepts a first glimpse of a completely new 40-series. That preview appears very realistic: the brand new Volvo XC40 which namely presenting today remains quite faithful to the body which bore the 40.1 Concept.
The new XC40 is the first Volvo that has been placed on the new CMA modular platform, a basis related to the Volvo's parent company Geely Lynk & Co. already used for the model 01. It should eventually also be found on the European market, all this comes new Swede obviously much earlier.
At Volvo safety course has a reputation to uphold. Thus the car of an extensive mix benefits of safety systems we already know of the 90 series and the new XC60. Optionally, the XC40 also get with Pilot Assist, a system that allows the cross-over semi-autonomous passage through traffic. Volvo also brings systems as City Safety, Run-Off Road Protection Runoff Mitigation Road, Cross Traffic Alert with Auto Brake and a 360-degree camera to its latest model. The infotainment comes from the recent Volvo models. Pontifically on the center console, we can find the Sensus system, coupled with a vertically oriented screen.
The 40-series will be available with a set of three- and four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. The three-cylinder has a capacity of 1.5 liters. Also, a plug-in hybrid, the Twin Engine, a move that should be more than 180 hp strong. Since its introduction only a D4 diesel and T5 petrol engine available, two four cylinders. Later there will be more variants, including a fully electric XC40. Specifications them follow at a later stage.
Earlier, Volvo announced that with the XC40 firmly bet on personalization. This means that the brand various color combinations and various finishes for his new long-legged model holds. Thus, two-tone bodywork possible and should also be dressing the interior of the bold playful 'to' stylish premium to. Volvo already let loose a Lava Orange-colored vloertje is possible, as is a Oxide Red-colored canopy.
As for performances, we bet on the arrival of Momentum, an R-Design and Inscription. The R-Design thereof is, of course, the variant with the most sporting aspirations. The Inscription throws it especially lush decor.
Once on the market, the XC40 should be able to compete with cars like the Jaguar E-Pace and the Audi Q3. The first copies roles in Ghent of the tire. Order books open on 29 September.
Care by Volvo
The XC40 is the first Volvo in which the Care by Volvo service applies. The service is similar to a subscription. Against and fixed monthly fee, you get every 24 months, a new Volvo at the door. while things are as deposit and tax included. Think of it as Volvo's own extensive private-lease service. The service is first available for XC40 customers in Sweden, Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Norway, Poland and even North America. Volvo Netherlands still investigating how and when to deploy the service in our country.
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