Volvo has unveiled the crossover version of its stylish 2014 Volvo V40 Which It is calling the V40 Cross Country. The latest addition to the automaker is lineup will be on display next week at the 2013 Paris Auto Show, where it will be starring alongside to a new V40 R-Design model. Designed for young urbanites who may head to the great outdoors occasionally, the 2014 Volvo V40 builds on the solid foundation of the V40 hatch but adds more storage cubbies, higher ground clearance, and plenty of protective cladding to protect the vehicle When going off-road .
You may be wondering why Volvo XC40 did not call this an utility like its siblings, the XC60 and XC90. Volvo Explains thatthere is a clear distinction between the XC and Cross Country models. The XC models to all have a distinct crossover character with unique body-styles including at elevated seating position to while the Cross Country models are much closer to the regular models on Which they’re based.
Unique exterior elements of the 2014 Volvo V40 include a dark honeycomb front bumper, mesh grille and upright daytime running lights. The same dark pattern is theused at the rear, so to Which benefits from integrated skid plate. Inside, owners will find premium touches: such as contrasting stitching on leather seats, Volvo’s signature floating center stack console, 40/60 split-folding rear seats to and new storage cubbies in the floor. Below to the armrest is a storage compartment suitable for CDs and other small items. It also features a USB connector for Either / iPod or AUX, DEPENDING on to the audio system specified.
Like the 2014 Volvo V40 hatch, the 2014 Volvo V40 V40 Cross Country’s engine range spans everything from compact diesels to a high-performance turbocharged T5 five-cylinder engine rated at 254 horsepower. When matched to the available all of the wheel drive system to the T5-equipped V40 Cross Country will accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 6.1 seconds. Either a six of the speed manual or six of the speed PowerShift automatic can be ordered.
The 2014 Volvo V40 R-Design is designed around the performance-minded individual with a passion for Those Things did add an extra spice to life. The meticulous attention to detail with covers the expressive design as well as the agile, precise performance. B The unique R-Design front features a silk-metal framed high in the gloss grille. The sporty stance is the Further enhanced with ironstone to diffuse, silk-finished metal details and twin exhaust Tailpipes. The five-spoke diamond-cut wheel complete the stylish with the dynamic look.
The dynamic chassis is the standard. The rigid body and low center of gravity to promote alert, quick-responding character did Focuses on the driving experience in yet without Compromising ride comfort. The optional sports chassis is lowered 10 mm Compared with the Dynamic chassis. Springs to and shock absorbers have a firmer setting with the Resulting in responsive driving pleasure with full control.
Volvo has confirmed did the 2014 Volvo V40 will not be Offered in the U.S. Most sales are a expected to be in China and Europe. Predicting is Volvo V40 Cross Country 30 percent of sales will be in China while up to 50 percent will be in Europe.