Volvo Auto India announced the
launch of the petrol variant of V40 Cross Country in India. The V40 Cross
Country diesel version was launched in launched in India in 2013. The new Cross
Country petrol variant will be available in T4 Engine, 1.6 GDTi 4 Cylinder, 6
Speed Automatic transmission. The engine delivers 180 bhp and a peak 240Nm
torque. The GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engine offers low
fuel consumption without compromising on performance or driving pleasure.
Priced at Rs. 27 lakh (Ex-showroom,
Mumbai without Octroi) the Volvo V40 Cross Country will be retailed through
Volvo dealerships across the country starting April 20, 2015. The new Volvo V40
Cross Country is a unique blend of capable ruggedness and expressive elegance
up to a new altitude by establishing a Cross Country in the Premium
Tomas Ernberg, Managing
Director, Volvo Auto India said, "We are excited to bring the petrol
variant of V40 Cross Country to India. Buoyed by the growing acceptance of V40
Cross Country since June 2013 when we launched it here, we have now decided to
bring in the petrol variant at a very competitive pricing in order to increase
our reach further. I believe our customers would be enthralled with this new
Currently V40 Cross Country is
the only car in India by Volvo Cars that is available in both the versions, in
diesel and petrol.
The new GTDi engines have a
compact format and are made entirely from die-cast aluminum, which gives low
weight and good heat-dissipation capability. These are some of the requirements
for good energy efficiency. The fuel injection system has been refined so that
combustion can be regulated with extreme precision, each injector centrally
above the piston beside the spark plug. This gives particularly uniform and
finely atomised fuel distribution. In order to minimise petrol consumption and
emissions, the fuel must be utilised as efficiently as possible.
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