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Volvo launches V40 Cross Country luxury hatchback at Rs 28.5 lakh

Last updated on: June 17, 2013 11:57 IST

Volvo launches V40 Cross Country luxury hatchback at Rs 28.5 lakh

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Shatakshee Kashyap

Volvo has launched V40 Cross Country luxury hatchback to increase its share in the Indian market where it has been struggling since past few years.

The company's launch of this new stunning crossover is in line with the gearing demand of entry level luxury cars that can even serve as extremely adventurous off-roaders.

The Swedish conglomerate rolled out V40 Cross Country for Rs 28.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) to lure more buyers in the country.

The vehicle has hit the Indian roads with two engine options - 1.6-litre petrol and a 2.0-litre D3 diesel engine, which are capable of churning out maximum of 180bhp and 150bhp respectively.

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As per ARAI, the diesel version will provide an impressive fuel efficiency of 16.8kmpl. The V40 Cross Country T4 petrol trim is expected to be tuned in with a 5-speed manual gearbox, while the 2.0-litre D3 diesel powered trim will be mated with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

This rugged design is equipped with impressive driving dynamics, highly safe technology and astonishing fuel efficiency that makes it a great product that offers an incredible ride all through.

In the first quarter of this year the Volvo Auto India has officially decided a target of 35 per cent growth in its sales by selling almost 1100 cars in the Indian market.

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Earlier in the year 2012 the company sold 821 units as an average and 320 units in 2011. Thereby, increasing its share into luxury car market by 2.8 per cent by the end of 2012.

Looking on the track record of Volvo in India, the auto giant has carved out a specific niche in the luxury bus segment but could not get a tight hold in the premium car market. So it had planned to step into the luxury car segment with enormous efforts and more products in its product line.

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They were even toying with an idea of establishing a local assembly for coming up with indigenously manufactured models at reduced price range. This launch appears to be in lieu with the planning, however this perfect V40 Cross Country has to face its strong German rivals who are doing extremely better with the local assembly units in India.

This new luxury crossover will lock its golden horns with BMW X1, Audi Q3, Mercedes A-class as well as the upcoming BMW 1-Series.

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This is actually a highly competent version of its V40 hatch that will stands pretty good on high streets and will be impressively astonishing on the highways. The makers are highly optimistic about the expanding luxury car market in India.

With this new entrant into the entry level luxury segment makers are looking forward to capitalise a handsome share of the market. The emblem of rugged design is equipped with flurry of innovative and class leading features.

This aggressive cross over of protective body panels will roll out on bigger wheels. Moreover it gets an increased ride height this time that makes the rutted roads and bumps a negligible affair for the driver.

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The imposing front fascia complemented with masculine radiator grille a crisp character lines all adds into the high level of attitude flaunted by this new Volvo entrant. The distinct cosmetic features convey immense energy that seems waiting to be unleashed.

The excitement has been carried inside as well, as the cabin is made inviting with beautifully arranged ergonomics and soothing colour combination. Justifying it brand value the car boast all the high quality of fit and finish in premium plastic and leather quality. The interiors appear lively with unique dual tone design and accent stitching and more of glasses for optimum lighting inside.

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The car comes integrated with Sensus philosophy that assists the passengers to adjust the brightness of the interior LED lights as well as can select from seven different theater light modes so as to create their desired ambiance.

Moreover the panoramic glass roof provides a vitalizing dose of light. Talking about the safety aspect of the vehicle, the V40 benefits from its class leading automotive safety equipments and fixtures.

It is the world's first vehicle to be equipped with the Pedestrian airbag technology, Pedestrian Detection with being assisted with full auto brakes and city safety which automatically brakes the car in an emergency at speed of up to 50kmph

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It comes integrated with adaptive cruise control and IntelliSafe system. Some brilliant features like Park Assist Pilot and Drive-E facility offers a sustainable driving experience.

The interior comfort has been extremely cared with the sophisticated look of cabin, smooth central console and water flow design of the dashboard. The steering wheel and gear knob come leather wrapped so as to provide an extra grip to the driver. The huge supportive seats are multi-way adjustable that liberates the driver to derive the best driving position for him.

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