Swedish auto manufacturers, Volvo Group have showcased their two new models at the ongoing Paris Motor Show 2012, Volvo V40 hatchback R Design and Cross Country. Both these V40 variants made their world premiere last month and now, Volvo Uk has revealed the prices and specifications for the same. Bookings are open while deliveries will commence in the UK by early 2013.
Base Volvo V40 starts from £19,995. Whereas V40 R Design is concerned, prices commence from £22,295 while 4×4 Cross Country model will start from £22,595. R Design possesses a unique bodykit, 17 inch alloy wheels and shining silver mirrors. Interiors are done up in Nubuck upholstery wherein a new sporty steering wheel is also seen. Special demands according to customers’ choice will include a new Lux package adding xenon headlights, leather seats, cruise control, keyless start and theatre lighting at the rear. Pricing for this variant starts at £31,390.
Volvo Cross Country possesses 16” alloy wheels, rain sensors, tread plates, auto folding door mirrors and silver roof rails. Lux version will include leather upholstery, active bending xenon lights, 17” alloy wheels and LED day running lights. Prices of the Lux versions start at £33,875. Volvo at the Paris Show, also confirmed that they will be launching the V40 in India next year. Once launched, the Volvo V40 will compete with the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Mercedes Benz B Class in India.
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All-New Volvo V40 R-Design and Cross Country Pricing Announced
Volvo Car UK has today announced the pricing of the all-new Volvo V40 R-Design and Volvo V40 Cross Country. Starting from £22,295 and £22,595 respectively, Volvo is now able to offer both a more sports inspired and a more rugged looking take on the V40.
The V40 R-Design has taken cues from its R-Design stable mates in the rest of the range, with a re-profiled front bumper and rear diffuser, five-spoke 17″ Ixion wheels, silver matt door mirrors, unique R-Design embossed nubuck upholstery, sports floor mats, sports steering wheel and pedals. In addition to this, as standard, the V40 R-Design benefits from a TFT crystal display screen with unique blue colouring, illuminated gear-knob, unique R-Design aluminium trim and vertical LED day-running lights.
Those wanting the ultimate in sports luxury can upgrade to the R-Design Lux, complementing the standard specification with active bending xenon headlights with cleaning system, rain sensor, leather-faced R-Design embossed seats, cruise control, keyless start and rear theatre lighting.
The V40 R-Design is available in the striking launch colour, Rebel Blue, unique to R-Design, along with six other colours.
Prices start from £22,295 for the D2 R-Design, still benefiting from class leading CO2 emissions of 94g/km, up to the T5 Geartronic R-Design Lux Nav, available from £31,390.
The V40 Cross Country is Volvo’s answer to those customers that want a small 5-door hatchback but with a more ‘off-road’ and rugged look. As standard, the Cross Country SE is offered with autofolding door mirrors with ground lights and black mirror covers, 16″ alloy wheels, rain sensor, textile/T-Tec upholstery, tread plates and silver roof rails.
The Cross Country can be further enhanced by specifying the Cross Country Lux version. This includes the ample specification of the SE, plus leather-faced upholstery, active bending xenon headlights, 17″ alloy wheels, LED day-running lights, rear reading and theatre lighting.
The V40 Cross Country is available from £22,595 for the D2 Cross Country SE, up to the T5 Geartronic Cross Country Lux Nav with All-Wheel Drive, from £33,875.
Both models are available to order now and first customer deliveries will start to take place in January 2013.