Premiere hatchback Volvo V40 in the version Cross Country at the Paris Motor Show was a bit unexpected. The fact that the original from the Swedish manufacturer expecting another novelty - a crossover XC40. But, apparently, it was decided to reserve this car for future auto show. And what about the Volvo V40 Cross Country? For a start we hasten to disappoint - this car can be called off-road only conditional. However, car is well suited for country weekends and trips to the country.
Judge: ground clearance increased by 40 mm compared to the normal version, in addition, bumpers and sills have special protection. The engine line-V40 Cross Country will be completely different from the V40, except for the base 1.6-liter engine with 150 h.p
Unfortunately, the drive on most versions will be front and all-wheel drive transmission will be available only with the 2.5-liter turbocharged engine with 254 h.p In general, the Volvo does not hide the fact that the main buyers of the car live in Europe. Production of Volvo V40 Cross Country promise to begin in November 2012.