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Old 23rd May 2017, 10:01   #16
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The glass area seems to be the same as the concept. Not sure what motor1 seems to be smoking. There is no D-pillar in the design.

Also the rear legroom is worse than the previous gen. That dashboard appears tacky as well.
Too much plastic. The center console in the current v40 is brushed aluminum and stainless steel. Going to plastic isn't gonna cut in.
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The new ones are more like industrial appliances.
Reminds me of an iron box.

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Also the rear legroom is worse than the previous gen. That dashboard appears tacky as well.
Too much plastic. The center console in the current v40 is brushed aluminum and stainless steel. Going to plastic isn't gonna cut in.
Perhaps this could be a pre-production car? I'm hopeful because Volvo really had two great releases recently with the XC90 and XC60.
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Reminds me of an iron box.



Perhaps this could be a pre-production car? I'm hopeful because Volvo really had two great releases recently with the XC90 and XC60.
Possible. Lets hope its not plastic in the production version.
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Just noticed that the concept 40.2 shown originally (which I thought was a crossover sedan like the S60 cross country) is actually a hatchback. The boot seems to be one big hatch like the Skoda Octavia.

I sincerely hope they don't think in that direction. V40 was a sexy car and I just can't imagine the replacement to be based on that 40.2 concept contraption.

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Hey! Look.. its a Hyundai Cre... oh! it's the new Volvo.

When we finally think they are going to do a moonshot with their stunning designs, someone from Hyundai infiltrates into Volvo design group. It still looks awesome, don't get me wrong. But it's a significant departure from their current design philosophy.

Even the sedan featured in the first page looks like a Chevy Camaro to me for some reason. Maybe the waist-line.

Any reason why they're pursuing a 3-cylinder option?
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Vovo's XC40 spied testing in Copenhagen. Will it have a plug-in Hybrid?




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Volvo confirms XC40 for India , to be launched in 2018.

Volvo is likely to showcase the XC40 at the 2018 Indian Auto Expo.

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Volvo releases its teaser to its latest XC40 !

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Volvo's XC40 'teaser' an accidental leak from Volvo Germany’s Instagram,

The rear looks a lot like the 40.1 concept.

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Default Re: Next-gen Volvo V40, XC40 teased

As far as design and styling is concerned, Volvo is knocking 'em out of the park!

That raised sedan's styling is certainly questionable, but the S60 Cross Country that I keep spotting around my house isn't too bad, if I'm honest.

The XC40, on the other hand, is quite a looker!

I like where Volvo is heading, in terms of design. "Quietly spoken class" is what Fifth Gear calls Volvo interiors, and it's hard to disagree with them.

All in all, modern Volvos make for compelling packages.
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