Volvo tuning company Polestar was preparing to create a circa-258kW all-wheel-drive Volvo V40 Polestar hatch based on a World Touring Car Championships (WTCC) racer, but the plan was pulled to focus on development of the S60 Polestar sedan. Speaking at … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 Polestar with 258kW and all-wheel-drive being discussed appeared first on CarAdvice.
2013 VOLVO V40 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small premium hatch Engine/transmission: 187kW/360Nm 2.5 litre 5-cyl petrol / 6-speed auto Price: $49,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 8.1 l/100km | tested: 10.3 l/100km OVERVIEW So, you’re...Show More Summary
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Posted on 05.15.2013 11:00 by Simona Heico Sportiv and Pirelli started a close cooperation back in 2009 and this year, as a celebration of Pirelli’s centenary, the tuner created a special-edition Volvo V40 Pirelli. The car not only received updates to the exterior and interior, but also an extra 50 horsepower under the hood. Show More Summary
Volvo Australia has announced a new End of Financial Year deal for buyers, available with all models - excluding the brand-new V40 hatch. Announced ahead of the brand's range update later this year, the deal offers buyers three years worth of free scheduled servicing, warranty with roadside assist, and freel fuel. Show More Summary
When the Volvo V40 launched in February 2013, the Swedish carmaker took to pushing its ‘safety first’ barrow harder than ever before – after all, their new hatch is equipped with the world’s very first pedestrian airbag. But groundbreaking safety … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 D4 Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
Volvo hijacked UK commuters and funded their wacky experience ideas to promote new V40 R-Design. "I want sometimes gets," according to Volvo’s latest U.K. campaign. The Swedish car brand has created a commuter hijack experience to inspire members of the public from across the country to compete to win a Volvo V40 R-Design. Show More Summary
Volvo has announced the first update for its new V40 range in Europe, with a new entry-level petrol powertrain, extended availability of AWD in the V40 Cross Country plus an infotainment upgrade that adds internet connectivity. The 1.6...Show More Summary
Volvo finally caught up to Depression-era technology yesterday when it debuted its pedestrian-saving airbag technology at the Geneva Auto Show. Seven sensors in the grille of the Volvo V40 hatchback determine if the car strikes a pedestrian, then raises the hood of the car 10 centimeters to deploy the airbag around the windshield in less than a second. [ more › ]
The head of Volvo Australia has flagged the need for a small SUV in its line up, saying that a vehicle a size smaller than the popular XC60 is “definitely” on his wishlist. Speaking with TMR at the local launch of the V40 range, Volvo...Show More Summary
2013 VOLVO V40 REVIEW Vehicle Style: small prestige hatch. Price: $34,990 - $49,990 Models tested: V40 T4 Luxury, V40 T5 R-Design, V40 D4 Kinetic manual Power/Torque: 132kW/300Nm (T4), 187kW/360Nm (T5), 130kW/400Nm (D4) Fuel Economy listed l/100km: 7.6 (T4), 8.1 (T5), 4.9 (D4). Show More Summary
A dual-clutch transmission will be added to the Volvo V40 line-up in 2014 as the Swedish manufacturer looks to improve the performance and efficiency of its recently released small car. Volvo vehicle line director Hakan Abrahamsson told CarAdvice at the … Continue reading ? The post 2014 Volvo V40 range to offer dual-clutch transmission appeared first on CarAdvice.
Buried deep inside the all-new Volvo V40?s mind-bogglingly comprehensive list of active and passive safety systems is a feature called Road Sign Information. The potentially licence-saving technology uses a forward-looking camera to read speed limit signs as well as ‘no overtaking’ signs. Show More Summary
The all-new Volvo V40 is charged with the unique and unenviable task of filling the shoes of three now-extinct Volvo models: the S40, V50 and C30 models. It’s the Swedish brand’s first five-door hatchback since the 440 of the 1980s, … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
Volvo has confirmed that the high-riding V40 Cross Country will join its regular hatch sibling in Australia, which made its local debut in Adelaide this week. Timing and specifications for the Cross Country are still to be confirmed, although Volvo Australia boss Matt Braid confirmed with TMR today that a third-quarter 2013 debut is expected. Show More Summary
Volvo has pulled the covers from its updated 2014 range, affecting all but the brand-new V40 hatch and the outgoing XC90 large SUV. The updates, hinted at by a revised 2014 XC60 spied in December, bring a more uniform look to the Volvo range. Show More Summary
The all-new Volvo V40 hatch has arrived in Australia with the world’s first pedestrian airbag. Sensors located in the front bumper register contact between the car and a person (including a child) before a pyrotechnic charge blows the bonnet … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 boasts world’s first pedestrian airbag appeared first on CarAdvice.
The eagerly awaited all-new Volvo V40 has arrived in Australia promising class-leading dynamics and styling, along with state-of-the-art features and the world’s first pedestrian airbag. The V40 is effectively the replacement car for the previous S40 and V50 models, which … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 launches from $34,990 appeared first on CarAdvice.
Volvo's first new model since the brand's takeover by Chinese giant Geely, the small V40 hatch, has launched in Australia this week. Hitting showrooms on March 1 with a $34,990 starting point, the V40 arrives as one of the safest offerings in the small car market, and a direct price rival for Mercedes' new A-Class range. Show More Summary
Posted on 01.23.2013 15:00 by Simona It was expected that once Volvo dropped the new-generation V40 onto the market, all the other models in the lineup would follow suit. The first model sent back to the design board was the S60, but only for a minor facelift. Show More Summary