Official: This is the new Volvo XC40

The smallest of the crossovers from Volvo debuted today in official form. Its arrival to the market is planned for the first months of next year. The offer mechanics includes engines with power outputs of up to 247 HP.

Tras the first images leaked a few days ago, Volvo finally today filed in the Italian city of Milan to your new compact crossover, the Volvo XC40.

a crossover is 4.4 metres in length, which will be transformed into the new access option for the Swedish brand in its range of SUVs and will be in addition an alternative to the models of the brands of luxury German as the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA.

Developed on the new platform compact modular CMA Volvo, an architecture shared with Geely, which will subsequently be the one in charge of giving life to several of the new models of Volvo and Lynk & Co.

by Looking at its exterior design is advierdte that the smallest of the crossover, Volvo has many points in common with its big brother the XC60 and a few lines very similar to the more recent models of the Swedish brand. The front features the hallmarks of the current models of the brand, which include LED headlights with the signature lighting “Hammer of Thor”, in addition to a grill of large dimensions and a bumper similar in design to the XC60.

Has a line of waist high and body, two shades, in addition to some drivers rear vertical format in the form of “L” that extend towards the sides.

The interior is also quite similar to its older brother, including his digital instrumentation with screen of twelve inches and the system of information and entertainment with touch screen of nine inches. The endowment includes the most recent technologies in the field of security, assistance to the driving and connectivity.

The offer initial mechanical contemplates options petrol and diesel. In petrol, the option of access will be represented by the T3 that develops 156 HP, The T4 with 190 HP as an intermediate option and the T5 that develops 247 HP as the option more powerful of the range petrol. In addition in diesel there will be a D3 with 150 HP power and a D5 with 190 horses.

according to the propeller chosen for the transmission may be a manual of six relations or an automatic 8-speed, both with front-wheel drive as four-wheel. Later the offer will be enriched with a variant 100% electric, in addition to a version hybrid.

The endowment will include warning of involuntary change lanes, braking, autonomous city, adaptive cruise control, view camera 360 degrees, a detector of fatigue, detection of objects in blind spot, rear view camera, keyless access, start button, heated seats, automatic climate control dual-zone, LED headlights etc

Their marketing in Spain will start soon, and in a few more days will begin to accept orders, although the first deliveries are planned at the beginning of 2018 and prices have not yet been confirmed.