Volvo has produced another type of car recently, it is a new Volvo V40 2013. The debut of the new Volvo V40 2013 has been held at the Geneva Motor Show. Most people believe that this new new Volvo V40 will break cover at the motor show there. Actually, this new Volvo V40 is the new small family car which is equipped by a high tech features inside and has been updated into a city safety technology. The new Volvo V40 2013 will be the first car which is produced with a pedestrian airbags system in the world.

The new Volvo V40 has already known as the last Volvo to be designed by British designer Peter Horbury in which it possesser couples of high-tech features for a city safety technology which is consisted of the five-door, five-seater sibling to the Volvo C30 features (as standard) front bumper sensors in purpose for avoiding the physical contact between the car and a pedestrian and the new Volvo V40 is equipped by a section of the bonnet (closest to the windscreen) which is released and elevated by the development of the airbag.

It is very clearly that this new Volvo V40 is designed to avoid the highway accidental and for respecting the existing of the pedestrian along the road, for the additional information that the equipment of a pedestrian recognition system using both radar and a camera and there is also an auto-brake system which other camera-based systems include lane-keeping assist and road-sign recognition. The application of those systems will make new Volvo V40 looks more safety in the road because of its side blind-spot warning of the radar sensors that will keep our eye on fast-approaching traffic.

Then, there will be no doubt for the speed of the new Volvo V40, by using two petrol engine, 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder “D2” churns out 115PS (113bhp) at 3,600 rpm and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft). With those engine, the new Volvo V40 0-60 time is in 12.3 seconds and in the top speed of 190 km/h (118mph) or with the 2.0-liter turbocharged five-cylinder “D3” that is good for 150PS (148bhp) at 3,500 rpm and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of peak torque from 1,750 rpm to 2,750 rpm.

The new Volvo V40 CO2 emissions is 94g/km and this make it becomes the class-leading fuel economy and CO2 emissions in which it qualifies for the tax breaks in many European countries. Another fact is about the transmission choices of new Volvo V40 which is consisted of three main parts that the driver can choices itself whether it is 6-speed manual, 6-speed AMT, or 6-speed automatic.

New 2013 Volvo V40 hatchback

Competitors New Volvo V40

You will not be disappointed by the new Volvo V40, the interior and exterior design of this car have been equipped by pared-back Scandinavian-themed design with simple shapes, an open architecture and silk or matte-finished surfaces for the interior design. Meanwhile, you will get a scallop on the rear door on the side of this new Volvo V40, and at the behind there will be the hexagonal glass which both features designed will make the driver looks so elegant on the road for the exterior design.

The new Volvo V40 is ready to take part in the competition of the Premium Hatchback class with sharpened features and characteristics from larger Volvos wrapped in a sleek, compact package; this means that the car will compete with a premium hatchback cars such as the Audi A3 and the BMW 1-Series. Meanwhile, Volvo haven’t unveiled the new Volvo V40 price.

 

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