XC40 Doesn’t Try To Be Sporty

XC40 Doesn’t Try To Be SportyIt’s all bolted to a new platform – that means the body structure and suspension. This has been developed in Sweden, but it was paid for jointly by Chinese carmaker Lynk & Co (daft name, yeah) which will use it for its own cars. Lynk & Co is, like Volvo, owned by the conglomerate Geely. This sharing helps keep costs under control.

But with their new small SUV, the Volvo XC40, the Swedes are going into direct competition with the big boys. This is Volvo’s Champions League moment. It’s going up against cars as good as the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Jaguar E-Pace and Range Rover Evoque. This isn’t a niche where you can get away with appealing to bearded geographers and vegan architects.

Future additions to the range will include a hybrid and an all-electric version but until then, Volvo is also planning to offer the XC40 under their fresh subscription service called Care by Volvo.

Can the XC40 bring some of the modern Volvo goodness against rivals like the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1? Autocar delivers its first driving impressions on the video linked below.

XC40 Doesn’t Try To Be Sporty

Related Posts
Volvo XC40 D4 AWD

Volvo XC40 D4 AWD

The Swede wants to do at least as well, but throw it over a slightly different angle. His style has a little more funk than his big brothers, but he does take over the same sleek interior. Currently o...
Volvo economical hybrid XC40

Volvo economical hybrid XC40

It manages to have a clear family resemblance to the XC60 and XC90, without simply looking like a shrunken-down version. Volvo is keen to stress that it’s definitely an SUV, and not a crossover – poss...
Volvo XC40 in production in Ghent

Volvo XC40 in production in Ghent

We had already seen some pictures of this XC40 and its look is therefore not a real surprise when the order books open and where production will begin, in November, at the factory in Ghent.Nevertheles...
Volvo XC40 all from the big

Volvo XC40 all from the big

While its official presentation is not expected for several months, the future Volvo XC40 is already revealed in images on the Internet. Our Spanish confreres of the site Motor.es have indeed been abl...
The Volvo XC40 unveils its interior

The Volvo XC40 unveils its interior

Although its prototypes are still packed with heavy rigid plastic protections, the Volvo XC40 is nevertheless almost ready. It must be unveiled by the end of the year. And the photographers managed to...
New Volvo V40 and XC40

New Volvo V40 and XC40

With a “family” of cars in the 90 Series, 60 Series and 40 Series, Volvo has already made huge advances in design and technology with the most recent XC90.  This concept car range shows off a new desi...
2017 Volvo XC40

2017 Volvo XC40

A teaser of the compact crossover revealed the profile of its gorgeous Thor’s Hammer headlights which is Volvo’s new signature styling element to set its vehicles apart from the pretenders.But it’s go...

Leave a Reply

We will keep You Updated...
Sign up to receive breaking news
as well as receive other site updates!
Featured Video
Popular Posts

2016 McLaren 570S Coupe

Given that Monterey Weekend is home to an obscene display of wealth, it seems McLaren has decided this is the perfect event to show off how McLaren Special Operations — its personalization...

Holden Commodore VF Series II unveiled

  The new VF Series II Commodore range, shown for the first time today, Focuses on performance V8 models. These are expected to make up half its sales before the Commodore...

2017 Hyundai Santa Cruz CUV

Nevertheless, there have been signs of encouragement from Hyundai that the concept really is going to make it to the mass market now that work is being done on the engineering...

character Porsche Cayenne with Platinum

For several days the Porsche Cayenne can be ordered in Platinum Edition, by setting up sports content reserved for variants with diesel or hybrid engine. It will be available for...

Opel Karl Rocks

After Adam Rocks, here's Karl Rocks (see the pictures)! As the city before it, the new entry-level to Opel now offers a declination adventurer and therefore Wears SUV. Its ground...

Kia with the new Stinger

Two years ago, they backed the money truck up in front of the house of another top-level German, this time the vice-president of engineering for BMW’s M division, Albert Biermann,...

Gorgeous Kia is even faster

About him, but neither of the other four-cylinder, today will not talk. When South Korean premiere at the Seoul Motor Show in fact it emerged that six-cylinder engine is faster...

And the new 7-seater SUV Seat will be named

Nevertheless the names of Donosti, Tarifa, Tarraco and Teide are also possible. In any case it is a name of city or a geographical place (island of Alboran, valley of Aran, volcano...

New engine for revised Honda Jazz

Motor is also news. Honda adds a 1.5 i-VTEC to the engine palette, a new gasoline top. The four-cylinder delivers 130 horsepower and can optionally be coupled to a CVT machine....

2019 Genesis G70

The emerging Korean luxury brand however has no immediate plan to launch the Genesis brand in Europe or China. China has been particularly a tough market for Hyundai Motor this...
Flickr RSS
YoHorny skinny brunette with hairy pussy ride on the huge cockHull vs Middlesbrough 31/10/17Bookshelf - 1 - Version 5
Recent Posts

Land Rover Defender returns

It remains bizarre that Land Rover in early 2016, his Defender at the grave carried. Despite its many...

Land Rover can not resist

The British off-road vehicle is now seventy years old. And that still required a party. Just as Mercedes...

Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee

The most noticeable changes are the new headlights and engine options, but speaking with AutoGuide.com...

2019 Jeep Cherokee

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee just debuted in Detroit, Michigan at the North American International Auto Show....

the Cherokee Trailhawk

Previously revealed in images before the show, the big news is the introduction of an Alfa Romeo-sourced...
Recent Comments
Tag Cloud