The first car to be based on the companyâ€™s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), 2015 Volvo XC90 will make its Indian debut sometime by mid 2015.
Luxury auto manufacturers in India have often said there’s no number game when it comes to sales, with each wholly emphasising on the best luxury can get. And while overall luxury car sales volumes in India are significantly low, auto manufacturers are slowly but surely working on network expansion.
R-Design body kits for both Volvo S60 sedan and XC60 SUV are available at Volvo Auto India dealerships. S60 R-Design was recently launched while the company has just announced sale of XC60 R-Design in India at a price of INR 51 lakhs.
On board D4 variants of Volvo S60 sedan and XC60 SUV will be a brand new 2.0 liter diesel engine. This engine is part of the Volvo Drive-E range of 4 cylinder engines which will be exclusive to only D4 variants of Volvo cars globally.
Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Auto India (VAI) has announced its partnership with Celebrity Cricket League 4 (CCL). VAI is the official title sponsors for CCL Glam Nights in Mumbai, Chennai, Cuttack, Cochin, Hyderabad and Ranchi.
Volvo S60 and XC60 were launched at the Swedish Embassy in the Capital on 23rd October 2013. Coming in at prices from INR 29,90,000 to INR 46,55,000, the new models will be making their way into company dealerships across the country by November.
In India, Volvo v40 is a success. In fact, the small luxury car i available with a waiting period as of now. About 100 units of v40 have been delivered this year, and another 75 orders are queued in waitlist. By year end, Volvo India plan to sell about 160 units of v40. The Swedish automaker could have sold more v40 hatchbacks if they had more units.
For Volvo, there are specific reasons they can’t compete with German cars in India. First, their brand image is not very arresting at the moment. Furthermore, as per business now, they cannot make heavy investments as the German trio of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi here.