The Swedish car maker has recently launched the Volvo V40 in India and is gaining hype these days, lets checkout what the car has to offer us.
Specifications: the dimensions of the car are 4370mm x 1875mm x 1473mm with a wheelbase of 2676mm. The ground clearance factor is 145mm and capacity of 1984 cubic cm. The turbo diesel engine is in-line 5 cylinder type. Maximum power provided by the car is 150/3500 HP/rpm and max Torque is 350 Nm. The highest achievable speed is 205km/hr and the transmission is 6-speed automatic Forward.
Features: Starting with the exteriors the car has an exclusive rear look indicating of its Scandinavian influence with the bold chrome grill, and the sharp curves on the sides coupled with the bold character lines sweeping the bonnet. The car has a high performance roof spoiler, LED DRL lights, heated and electrically adjustable ORVMs which are also retractable. It has unique Turn-with-steering headlights called ABL and possesses dual headlights. There is also headlight washer system. The wheels are 17 inch Larenta silver/glossy grey and have R16 Tempa tyre arched in them. The rear lights are elongated and impressive. The windscreen is IR reflective nature to protect you from harmful radiations and then there is this panoramic sunroof to give you a view of the outside world.
Coming to the interiors, there is stylish leather upholstery with charcoal, blonde and hazel colors to comfort you and make you feel at home. The driver seat is powered and is equipped with memory to remember the settings of the seat adjustment and the ORVM’s positions. The passenger seat is also powered as the front seats are heated. The steering is electrically powered with cruise control buttons on it. The car has a sophisticated information system with 8inch TFT display. There’s also a compass to tell you the direction you are in. The inner mirror gets automatically dimmed. Adding to the comfort is the sliding armrest and multiple storage options one like a sunglass holder. The cabin has electrical climate control and the presence of air quality system which purifies the air inside to give you the right atmosphere. The car comes with unique Laser assisted automatic braking technology and rain sensors. Not to forget the popular feature these days ‘rear parking camera’ is also present to assist the driver while parking.
The Swedish car is incorporated with all latest safety technologies giving the passengers the needed peace of mind. There are 2 Step airbags in the front and SIPS airbags with inflatable curtains and a knee airbag for the driver. The front seats have an added protection with the seat belt reminder and whiplash protection. There are also pyrotechnical pretensioners both at the front and rear. EBA or the Emergency Brake Assist, Emergency Brake Light and the Intelligent Driver info system presenting the power, elegance and Eco mode, add to the overall protection of the commuters. The car has central locking system and key integrated remote control system. To prevent burglary there is an alarm and a sensor which senses any movement in the interior of the car.
The car is available in 6 colours including the Passion Red, Metallic Blue and Metallic Copper. The car is priced at Rs. 28.5 lacs. The car has a muscular appearance, so girls get ready to get enchanted!! For others, test-drive the car and explore the rest.