Tag: Volvo 2014

2014 Volvo V40 Gets New Drive-E Powertrain: More Models To Follow Later

Volvo has been actively working on new, fuel efficient powertrains for quite some time now. The result of the hard work is the new Drive-E powertrain family that comprises of a range of four-cylinder units capable of not only performing well but also consuming less fuel. As per the latest announcement made by Volvo, the new Volvo V40 will be available with new Drive-E powertrain family this May onwards. The manual version of Volvo V40 D4 powered by the Drive-E powertrain returns just 99 g/km of CO2 emissions and offers 74.3 miles to a gallon.

The V40 Cross Country model will also return improved CO2 emissions of just 104 g/km which coverts to 70.6 miles to a gallon. Apart from the standard manual unit, the D4 powertrain will also be available with the new 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. The automatic version of the V40 also returns an appreciable 109 g/km



Volvo Concept Estate To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Volvo has set the state for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show where it is going to unveil its latest concept car, the Volvo Concept Estate. Lately, Volvo has been very keen on showcasing their advancements in the design area and the outcome of their hard work is a couple of concepts including the Volvo Concept Coupe, Volvo Concept XC Coupe and the all new Volvo Concept Estate. This is the first time when Volvo showcases how the interior of their future models will look like. In short, the design is simple and extremely elegant, and instead of using a bunch of buttons on the central console Volvo has replaced all that with a large tablet-like touch screen panel.

The touch screen will not be just an aesthetic element but will display the information related to all the in-car technologies. While majority of the buttons will be replaced by the touch



Volvo Concept XC Coupe Crossover Pictures Released

Swedish premium automobile manufacturer, Volvo is just as known for its safe cars as for its concepts and this year the major is planning to showcase three new concept cars. One of them is Volvo Concept XC Coupe which is based on Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The design of the Concept XC Coupe is inspired by modern sports equipment making it sleek and safe at the same time, thanks to the new architecture. Thomas Ingenlath, senior vice president design of Volvo Car Group said, “Those who love gravity sports freely seek new thrills and challenges.

To ensure that they make it back in one piece, they prefer high-performance equipment that offers the ultimate sense of freedom and protection,” . “The Volvo Concept XC Coupé is perfectly in tune with this active lifestyle. Its capability and protection is cleverly integrated into the sophisticated looks. Concept XC Coupé is ready



2014 Volvo S80 Sedan, XC70 SUV and V70 Station Wagon Released: Details

For model year 2014, Volvo has much an enhanced range of vehicles starting with the Volvo S80, Volvo V70 and Volvo XC70. As per Volvo these models take the sophistication to the next level with features like new Drive-E powertrains, new intuitive Sensus Connected Touch system, enhanced IntelliSafe system, and the Active High Beam Control. Starting with the Volvo S80, the sedan comes with a number of new exterior design cues. It features a set of bumpers (front and rear) that make the car look wider, new rectangular Daytime Running Lights, and optional 19 inch wheels.

Customers also get to choose from three chassis types for the car – Comfort, Lowered Sport Chassis and Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept). Moving on to the Volvo V70, this station wagon is known for offering space and class-leading comfort complemented by an impressive boot space of 575 liters. With the rear seats folded



2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 redesigned package offers attractive enhancements

Volvo with upgraded 60 line-up, which is comprised of 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60, will make their first appearance at the upcoming 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. New 2014 Volvo S60 : The new 2014 Volvo S60 saloon has new sporty and eloquent exterior design clearly expressed its road presence by prominent horizontal lines, the new headlamps, broad grille, daylight running lights and a new LED light guide on the tail lamps. While in the interior, revised upholstery colours with a new headliner, nicely matched colour themes with the backlit white controls in the dashboard, new wood lays and silk metal frames around the air vents and light controls.

Under the hood, S60 is equipped with four options of Chassis types which includes Touring, Dynamic, Four-C[Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept] and Lower Sport Chassis. The 2014 S60 has 4-cylinder D2 diesel variant with 115 horsepower, which on manual gearbox delivers a best fuel economy of 25 km/liter[4.0 liters