The Swedish car maker, Volvo has confirmed its V40 Cross Country for India. It’ a premium crossover/softroader, based on the new 5-Door V40 Hatch. This car will settle its position in the premium crossover/soft-roader segment of India and will compete with BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz B-Class.
To make it distinctive from its sibling hatch, Volvo has added some features to make it look more rugged:
- New Front and Rear bumper
- New side sills with contrasting inserts
- New front grille
- New Day Time Running Lights (DRL)
- Rear ‘Skid Plate’
- Alloy style body kit
As for the powertrain options, the Indian V40 Cross Country will sport a 2.0-Litre diesel mill that will churn out 163 BHP and is married to a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission. This car will hit the showrooms by March, 2013 and could be priced below the Rs. 30 Lakhs mark.
More technical specifications and features are yet to be revealed. Keep tuned to know more
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News Source: Autocar India