Volvo is busy in redesigning of all the present series and models. In this strategy, it has kept some vehicles for priority changes. The XC40 is among the most appreciated product launched by the company. The new 2018 Volvo XC40 will be a result of current redesigning efforts started by the Volvo.
2018 Volvo XC40: Changes and Specs
Considerable changes in the designing and framework are expected. The spy shots revealed that Volvo has produced a cool but heavy duty structure for the 2018 XC40 crossover. It has changed the structural platform but minor modifications have been implied. CMA platform has been brought from the Ghent which will be used for several other models. There will be a new combination of aerodynamics. There will be more changes in the aerodynamics because Volvo wants to minimize the effect of air when the vehicle obtains high speeds. In order to minimize the frame weight, there will be low weight materials such as aluminum and carbon.
Exterior designing depends on the Volvo’s new strategy. Volvo will maintain its size similar to the Mercedes Benz GLA and BMW X1. Company has updated the headlamps. It has used the upright headlights as well as the taillights containing Thor’s Mallet Sign. The new model will be different than sister model XC90. The basic purpose of introducing all these changes is to convert the shape into a Youthful Mass. Volvo has focused on the backside of this vehicle. There will be specialized “L” shaped extra large indicators. A hood is also present behind the back window. Back bumpers are simple and covered with high quality aluminum. There are reports that Volvo has obtained technical support by the Geely Organization. This will help to improve the exterior specifications.
Interior settings in this SUV are totally modern. Volvo has created a comfortable and roomy driving cabin. Acoustic framework is present with sensitive touch surfaces. This vehicle contains numerous modern Touch Control options. The large Touch Screen will also offer control buttons as well as entertainment. Infotainment section is rich because of high quality speakers and digital sound system.
2018 Volvo XC40: Engine Options and Safety
Volvo is interested to use D2, D3 and D4 diesel engines for the 2018 Volvo XC40. However, T2, T3, T4 and T5 petrol engines will also be offered, as well as a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The basic diesel model will have around 180 horsepower 245 lb-ft of torque. Information about transmission and engine levels will be updated soon by the Volvo. There will be 10 airbags, traction control, safety locks, safety belts, stability control, and path holding assist, back view camera, pedestrian alert, side exit alert and specialized driving memory system.
2018 Volvo XC40: Price and Arrival
Initial price of the updated 2018 Volvo XC40 will be below $30,000. This quite amazing and very special SUV will appear in early 2018.