28 February 2012
Volvo V40

Volvo V40

Volvo presents all-new V40

28 February 2012 - Volvo Car Corporation will reveal the all-new Volvo V40 at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. a sleek, compact package. The all-new Volvo V40 is a modern, expressive car with a Scandinavian luxury look and feel. The car will be built in Volvo Car Corporation's plant in Gent, Belgium.

The engine range spans everything from Volvo Car Corporation's first diesel with CO2 emissions of just 94 g/km to the turbocharged T5 petrol engine with 254 hp and acceleration from 0 to 62 mph in 6.7 seconds. All engine versions feature start-stop and braking energy regeneration, no matter whether they are fitted with a manual or automatic gearbox.

Volvo V40

The all-new Volvo V40 features an extensive safety and driver support package, including Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake and several other new features. Among the new features are a pedestrian airbag, Lane Keeping Aid with haptic auto steering, and a Park Assist Pilot that makes parallel parking easy. The City Safety low-speed collision avoidance system has been further developed and it now operates at speeds up to 31 mph (currently 19mph on other models).

Volvo Car Corporation expects to sell 90,000 units per year of the all-new Volvo V40. A massive 85 percent of the total volume will go to European customers.