just announced that they have brought in their V40 hatchback to India and has
launched it at a great starting price of Rs.24.75 Lakh ex-showroom Delhi.
V40 D3 Kinetic
SPEC COMPARISON AGAINST
1984cc 4 Cylinder Diesel
BMW 1 Series
Mercedes Benz A Class
assessing the market for quite some time, Volvo has now taken the Indian market
seriously. After launching the all new XC90, the biggest car the company
produces, the introduction of the smallest car Volvo makes the V40 a new
addition to their model line-up.
packed the V40 with so many gizmos of safety and support systems trickled down
from their larger models, the V40 is now what Volvo calls the most
“IntelliSafe’ car in its segment.
Hatchback will be available in two variants, the D3 Kinetic and the jaw
dropping D3 R-Design. Both variants will come with a 2.0 litre 4 cylinder turbo
charged diesel engine producing 150bhp mated to a 6-speed Geartronic gearbox
with torque figures of 320Nm. While torque figures of the V40 and its
competitors are roughly the same, the V40 packs 7bhp more than the closest
Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, "I am excited about
introducing V40 on the Indian roads. V40 represents a model which is premium in
design, features, technology and safety redefining the compact luxury offering
in the segment. It is way ahead of the competition when it comes to intelligent
accident prevention and mitigation. The car will bring in new impetus to our
growth strategy in India.”
variants will be priced as Rs.24. 75 lakh for the D3 Kinetic and Rs. 27.7 lakh
for the R-Design. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
the price is a panoramic sunroof only in the R-Design which stretches from the
front windscreen all the way to the back rest of the rear seats along with the
aggressive styling. Included as standard, with all the safety gizmos in both
variant is the adaptive digital display instrument cluster that expresses
emotional functionality, always displaying the most important information in
any given situation right in front of the driver. The driver can choose between
three graphic themes: Elegance, Eco and Performance. The safety features
includes Pedestrian Airbag Technology, to keep the pedestrian alive if you do
run over one which is highly likely in India every 10 metres, side impact
protection systems, whiplash protection, driver knee airbag and a safety cage
made of Boron.
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