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Volvo’s V40 goes 4×4 for SA

Hot on the of the all-new Volvo V40. the Swedish is set to launch a 4×4 version in Africa in March 2013 the Cross Country

There is a distinction between Volvo’s XC and Country models – the XC have a distinct crossover with unique body-styles; the Country models are all-road of the automaker’s wagons and hatchbacks.

ON RIVALS

The new model is available in engine variants – 2.5 T5 and 1.6 GTDi T4 as well as the diesel 2.0 D4 and D3.

According to Volvo: When it to driving dynamics, the V40 Cross is eager to take on the sportiest

Topping the V40 Cross Country range will be the five-cylinder 2.5 T5 capable of 187kW/400Nm mated to a auto. The T5-equipped model from 0-100 in 6.5 seconds and 7.8 litres/100km.

The 1.6-litre GTDi T4 is of 132kW/270Nm and can be mated to a six-speed or manual. Fuel consumption is at 5.5 litres/100 km with CO2 emissions of

DIESEL GRUNT

The five-cylinder 2.0 D4 delivers 130kW/400Nm. The model to 00km/h in 8.3 seconds mated to an Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are 5.2 km and 137g/km.

The 2.0 D3 produces 110kW/350 both turbodiesels mated to a auto. All models are equipped all-wheel drive and start-stop as

The T5 variant benefits from descent control though all sport hill hold

DESIGN

The model rides higher than the vanilla V40 and from 19 rims. At the front you can a honeycomb mesh grille and new The sides sport contrasting and the rear has new bumper with skid plate.

The four-door, five-seat model rails on the roof.

Simon exterior design manager for the V40 Country, said: The V40 Cross retains its V40 stylishness by integrating the in the design with meticulous to detail. It has an extrovert, expressive that promises the open-minded a great time.

The V40 Cross Country offers versatility is designed to suit any especially those with a adventurous spirit.

The two-piece, rear-seat backrest can be folded and the load compartment can be equipped a hanging load net.

can choose a soft safety net as an and a steel version an accessory. The Country can be equipped with a extra floor in the load

The accessory range includes a mat organiser, to keep smaller secure, as well as a load that includes a load divider, a load belt and two rails.

‘MOOD LIGHTING’

Below the armrest is a storage compartment for CDs and other small items and has USB and connections, depending on the audio specified.

As with the standard the Cross Country has seven mood lighting settings. The in the front and rear can be dimmed.

ON EUROPE, CHINA

Volvo to sell 17 000 units a year ith 50% headed for the European market and 30% to

The V40 Cross Country will be at the automaker’s plant in Ghent,

PRICES

V40 Cross Country T4 Essential – R319 900

V40 Country T4 Manual Excel R326 600

V40 Cross Country T4 Essential – R335 700

V40 Country T4 Manual Elite R340 500

V40 Cross Country T4 Excel – R342 400

V40 Country D3 Geartronic Excel R353 700

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