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The new Volvo XC40 could debut at the Shanghai show

Volvo 40.1 y 40.2 Concept

Volvo 40.1 Concept

The Volvo XC40 is currently one of the most anticipated models of the Swedish brand. It said long ago that it would be a point of reference and that it would help improve the sales volume considerably. The latest rumors say that this model will be presented at the Hall of Shanghai, which will be celebrated next month of April. The XC40 will be the first to use the new CMA brand modular platform.

This platform modular has some elements in common with the SPA (used by the Volvo XC90, S90 and V90) but will be more compact. This means that they may share mechanical and technologies. He is expected to be presented with a set of plug-in hybrid propulsion formed by a three-cylinder petrol and 1.5 liter next to an electric motor. The transmission would be automatic and seven speed double clutch. There will also be a conventional three- and four-cylinder engines.

Volvo 40.1 y 40.2 Concept

Volvo 40.1 Concept

Volvo XC40 will take as a basis the 40.1 Volvo Concept which was introduced last year. This means that it will be more like the XC90, taking this details such as headlights with ‘Thor’s hammer’. It will also have a more prominent grille and in general a more sharp and dynamic design. Such is the confidence that in the new model, which claim that it could sell 100,000 units a yearfrom mark.

Not is of wonder that the Volvo XC40 is presented in the Salon of Shanghai, since China will be one of its main markets. The compact crossover will be the first of the renewal of the series 40, since they will be followed by the Volvo S40 (sedan) and Volvo V40 (family). Will have that wait to see them in the road, because the XC40 not will begin its marketing until the next 2018.

Source-Car News China

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