Volvo Cars has launched the XC40 T4 R-Design Petrol variant based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) at Rs.39.9 lakh (Ex-Showroom) in India today. The XC40 R-Design is ready to take on the growing customer preference for petrol in the entry luxury SUV segment.
“The XC40 T4 R-Design is our first petrol offering in the entry-level SUV segment. XC40 is the first ever luxury car to win the ‘Premium Car Award 2019 by ICOTY’. It is also the ‘European Car of the Year 2018’. Our attractive pricing for the R-Design will gain a lot of traction for this variant. We are conscious of the customer’s preferences in features and made this entry level variant fully loaded.” said Charles Frump – Managing Director, Volvo Car India.
The new XC40 is an embodiment of modern Scandinavian styling with Sporty & Dynamic design cues. Signature Thor’s hammer in a different rendition, unique tail-lamp cluster and a sculpted exterior in 2-tone colour makes this SUV look edgy. Its exterior proportions gives the XC40 a true SUV stance. The interior has black leather with Aluminum trim, a good mix of materials provides a plush feel to the cabin.
The XC40 is the only car in its segment to have radar based Active Safety features like City Safety with Steering Assist, active at speeds up to 50 km/h it avoids collision from other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and large animals. Adaptive Cruise Control lets the XC40 maintain a safe distance on highways and other features like On-coming lane Mitigation, Driver Alerts, Run-off Road protection and roll stability control reassures the driver and its occupants. The safety cage and 7 airbags adds to the protective safety in an unlikely event of a collision.
The XC40 is available in the R-Design trim with a 2L 4-Cylinder T4 petrol variant producing 190hp and 300Nm of peak Torque, the engine is mated to the 8-speed Geartronic gearbox front wheel drive and complies with stringent BSVI emission norms.
Intuitive touchscreen in the centre stack simplifies the user experience in the XC40, all the cars functionality are ergonomically designed to keep the driver focused in driving. Harmon/Kardon 14 speaker 600W surround is unique audio experience for any cars in the segment and the woofer is placed inside the dashboard for better acoustics. The cabin comes with leather seats as standard and the dashboard has piano black inserts around the touchscreen with aluminum inserts on the front to provide you with a sporty feel.
Other features on the Volvo XC40 T4 R-Design
Ø Panoramic Sunroof
Ø Wireless Charging for smart phones
Ø Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
Ø Unique storage spaces
Ø 2 zone climate control
Ø 31.24 cm (12.3 inch) instrumentation cluster; 22.86 cm (9 inch) centre display touch screen
Ø Distance alert
Ø Rear and front park assist pilot
Ø Diamond cut alloy wheel
Ø Power tail gate, hands-free power tail gate opening and closing
These technologies and features standard in the XC40 R-Design makes it the best-equipped Compact Luxury SUV in the market. The launch variant in Crystal White Pearl, Bursting Blue, Glacier Silver, Onyx Black, Thunder Grey and Fusion Red is available across dealerships.
Volvo Car India established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through its dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.