The Volvo V40 and V40 Cross Country models have become the latest to introduce the Swedish brand’s all-new turbocharged four-cylinder Drive-E engine family. The premium V40 hatchback and V40 Cross Country compact SUV are now available overseas with the new-generation 2.0-litre D4 diesel and T5 petrol engines, as well as a new eight-speed automatic transmission [...]
D4 turbocharged diesel mill produces 190 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.
Today, the Volvo marketing message underscores style and sportiness almost as much as safety. We’ll get to the ‘sporty’ claims shortly, but on the latter, the bank-vault bodied, five-star V40, with its innovative safety systems scores highly, while Scandinavian minimalism pervades even this eco-slanted, entry-level model’s cabin. Show More Summary
‘Premium’ is perhaps the word most difficult to define in the automotive lexicon. To some, it may be about delivering an image above the mainstream and the connotations of a badge; to others it may be about the tangibles of … Continue...Show More Summary
The Volvo V40 is a great-looking car that we don't get in the U.S., but being a Volvo, one of the things that makes it look the way it does is safety. In the front end that manifests itself as a pedestrian airbag, but if Volvo gets rid of it, it may spell a big change in the way the sleek little Swede looks. Read more...
As proof of just how quickly automotive technology can advance, just check out the Volvo V40. Developed with an external airbag aimed at better protecting pedestrians in the event of a collision, this innovative safety device could be...Show More Summary
Volvo premiered a world-first pedestrian airbag system with its new V40 hatch, but at least one company looks set to up the ante before the decade is out. Industry supplier TRW has confirmed it is developing new external airbags that...Show More Summary
What better way to finish one month and start a new one than going through our traditional World Roundup? None, I know. Enough of the world? That’s fine, I knew some of you would feel that way, and I’ve prepared something else: you can check out new car sales data for 176 additional countries and territories on [...]
2013 VOLVO V40 CROSS COUNTRY REVIEW What’s Hot: Willing engine, nice style, excellent brakes What’s Not: Thirstier than rivals, no manual option X-FACTOR: Like those earlier Cross Country wagons, the versatile new V40 is happy on tarmac or gravel. Show More Summary
Never mind its ‘cross country’ badge, it’s doubtful you’d want to make this year’s ski pilgrimage in the new Volvo V40 Cross Country unless you can afford the range-topping T5 version. For reasons we can’t quite fathom, Volvo decided to … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 Cross Country Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
VOLVO V40 CROSS COUNTRY AUSTRALIA Volvo's new V40 Cross Country crossover is now on sale in Australia, launching with one trim specification, two engine options and one automatic transmission. Arriving as a jacked-up and ruggedised version of Volvo's popular new V40 hatch, the Cross Country is priced from $47,990 plus on-roads. Show More Summary
The high-riding Volvo V40 Cross Country is now on sale in Australia, joining the regular V40 hatchback to bolster the Swedish brand’s small car range. Volvo Australia’s V40 Cross Country line-up comprises two variants, the $47,990 D4 Luxury and the … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 Cross Country: pricing and specifications appeared first on CarAdvice.
Last week we reported the Geely and Volvo, which is owned by the Chinese car company, will be jointly developing cars and there was speculation if those cars would be sold in America. Now Bloomberg reports that some of those cars will indeed be exported to the United States. That would achieve the goal of [...]
Not too long ago, Volvo effectively replaced three models with one. Those were the C30, S40 and V50, and their replacement came in the form of the V40. While its predecessors were available (at some point, anyway) in North America, the V40 isn't. Show More Summary
Could Volvo's well-received V40 hatchback come to the U.S.?
Posted on 08.2.2013 12:00 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
Volvo’s planned XC40 SUV has reportedly been delayed, as the Swedish carmaker believes the Scaleable Platform Architecture (SPA) destined to underpin it is too large. Destined to sit between the V40 Cross Country and the XC60 in the current Volvo SUV range, the XC40 would take on the likes of Range Rover's Evoque and the Audi Q3. Show More Summary
The Volvo V40 Cross Country will go on sale in Australia at the end of August. The tougher-looking version of the new Volvo V40 hatchback will be available locally with a range of turbocharged petrol and diesel engines and the option … Continue reading ? The post Volvo V40 Cross Country: tougher hatch here in August appeared first on CarAdvice.
Posted on 06.29.2013 06:00 by Simona Last month, Heico Sportiv unveiled the V40 "Pirelli" edition and now the tuner is back with the unveiling of the most powerful V40 ever. The model is based on the Cross Country variant of the V40 and aims to be an alternative for cars like BMW M135i xDrive and Mercedes A45 AMG. Show More Summary