Volvo XC40 Marks Automaker's Entry Into Compact Crossover Segment
21 September, 2017, 16:40 | Author: Nadine Todd
A baby brother if you will to the much larger XC90 and mid-sized XC60, with the funky looking XC40 unveiled in Milan, Italy.
As part of Volvo Care, the premium carmaker has also revealed the world's first auto subscription model, where one has to pay a flat subscription fee that will be same for all countries without any need for negotiations.NEW DELHI: Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo Cars on Thursday launched its XC40 premium SUV at Milano in Italy, along with its first auto subscription model Volvo Care. Volvo says that this new platform (CMA) provides the company with the necessary economies of scale for this segment.
"The XC40 is our first entry in the small SUV segment, broadening the appeal of the Volvo brand and moving it in a new direction", CEO Hakan Samuelsson said. "It represents a fresh, creative and distinctive new member of the Volvo line-up".
In terms of technology, the XC40 brings the award-winning safety, connectivity and infotainment technologies known from the new 90 and 60 Series cars to the small SUV segment. Like its larger siblings, the XC40 highlights the transformational effect of these new, in-house developed technologies on brand and profitability.
And the clever Swedes at Volvo think they have the answers: they'll be a heap of different colour, trim and option choices, and the interior is said to offer new ways of thinking when it comes to in-car storage.
Volvo's optional equipment includes its semi-autonomous Pilot Assist system, which can steer, accelerate and brake the vehicle in certain settings; a 360-degree camera to help drivers maneuver in and out of tight parking spaces; as well as a system the guides the vehicle into a parking spot. The XC40 is the smallest and the most affordable XC model in the Swedish carmaker's line-up and will go on sale in the global markets later this year or latest by early 2018.
The cabin will include inductive phone charging, a fold out hook for shopping bags, a removal garbage bin and storage in the doors and under the seats.
"Volvo has a strong leadership in design".
After a handful of leaked images emerged last week, Volvo has finally revealed official pictures and details of its new XC40.
Volvo will also offer a less expensive XC40 T4 with front-wheel-drive.
Initially, Volvo has announced three petrol and two diesel engines, all using 2.0-litre four-cylinder blocks mated to either six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic and front- or four-wheel drive transmission. Volvo says it will eventually add both a hybridized and fully electric version.
The Volvo XC40 will go into production in November and you can place your order now for either the T5 Momentum or T45 R-Design. The XC40 will also be the first Volvo model to be available with Volvo's new 3-cylinder engine.
It comes with a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 13MP RGB sensor with OIS and a 13MP Monochrome sensor. It is available in four colour variants - Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel.
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