New Volvo 2018-2019 year
The Swedish carmaker Volvo has been manufacturing cars since 1927. Currently, besides trucks, the company's product line consists of ten different models of passenger cars, SUVs and crossovers. For the period from 2018 to 2019, Volvo has scheduled updates for five cars, which will affect half of the lineup. The following article provides an overview of cars and a list of changes planned for them.
V90 Cross Country
One of the most interesting new products from Volvo will be the release of a new model of an improved cross-country vehicle under the designation V90 Cross Country 2019 model year.
Among the main competitors are the following cars:
- Audi A6 Allroad;
- VW Passat Alltrack;
- Mercedes All-Terrain (E-Class).
The Cross Country model is made on the same platform with the V90 universal, but apart from all-wheel drive, it has the following parameters:
- increased ground clearance;
- dynamic design of both bumpers;
- powerful plastic body kit;
- protective inserts in the wheel arches;
- 20 inch wheels.
The salon of the novelty is almost identical to the Volvo V90 model and is characterized by high-quality ergonomics,finishing of premium materials and the presence of a large number of safety and comfort systems, among which are:
- multifunctional steering wheel;
- digital instrument panel;
- comfortable seats with heating, ventilation and massage;
- innovative infotainment complex;
- premium audio equipment.
As the power units for the station wagon are two diesel engines with a capacity of 190 and 235 liters. with., as well as two gasoline engines in 255 and 320 forces. All-wheel drive transmission with all engines will be aggregated with an eight-band automatic transmission or six-speed "mechanics".
V90 Cross Country has already begun to reach the domestic dealers of the company. In total, there are three versions of a complete set, and the initial cost starts from 3.15 million rubles.
For 2019, the Swedish automaker has scheduled the release of the next second generation wagon of the middle class under the symbol V60. The car is made on the new SPA platform and has an individual design, in which the features of the older V90 station wagon can be traced.
The updated dynamic image of the model is formed using:
- branded head optics;
- compact grille;
- step device front bumper;
- long bonnet;
- large wheel arches;
- high arrangement of side windows;
- protruding rear wings;
- rectangular tailgate;
- massive rear lights.
The salon is designed in the style of the XC60 crossover and is distinguished by the company's traditional solutions:
- digital instrument panel;
- multifunction steering wheel;
- straight front console in a stylish chrome frame;
- wide central tunnel;
- comfortable seating;
- high-quality finishing materials.
For picking the wagon are four engines with a capacity from 150 to 310 forces, with which the installation of a 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic transmission is planned.
Sales of the Volvo V60 2019 model year will begin in Europe, while the price of the basic version will start from 40 thousand euros. In Russia, the second generation wagon will appear in the middle of next year.
The XC40 crossover means Volvo's desire in 2019 to enter a new segment of compact premium cars with improved cross-country capability, as well as expand the number of models produced through the new product.
Among the XC40 competitors should be highlighted:
- BMW X1;
- Audi Q3;
- Mercedes GLA.
The appearance of the crossover has received brand features from the older models XC60 and XC90, but at the same time it has a more dynamic design due to the use of sharp transitions between body elements.Improved off-road qualities for the car form a large ground clearance, front and rear elements of protection, the lower body kit.
The salon of the novelty is almost identical to the model XC60 and is distinguished by the additional number of decorative inserts from polished metal. One of the important advantages of the car company Volvo notes the high safety, which is formed by the installed equipment:
- nine airbags;
- special cushion for pedestrian safety;
- all-round cameras;
- automatic braking;
- warning of approaching various obstacles;
- semi-automatic driving complex;
- monitor driver fatigue.
Completed XS40 will be two four-cylinder engines with a capacity of 190 liters. from. (diesel) and 245 forces (gasoline). For the car there is only four-wheel drive and transmission with an eight-band automatic. In Europe, the starting price of the crossover will be 31.0 thousand euros. On the beginning of sales and cost model in our country, the company will announce further.
For 2018, Volvo is scheduled to begin producing the second generation of its best-selling car, under the designation XC60.
The car in its appearance received the features of a classic dynamic crossover using branded solutions for a Swedish company, namely:
- grille design;
- forms of head optics and rear lights;
- unusual frontal stamping;
- long as well as embossed hood.
The interior of the novelty is characterized by a large open space, high-quality ergonomics and thought-out architecture. In the decoration used only premium materials, which corresponds to the class of the car. Among the rich equipment of the model should be noted:
- comfortable air suspension;
- multimedia complex with a 9.5-inch touch monitor;
- four-zone climate control;
- electric drive for folding the rear seats and opening (closing) the tailgate;
- road marking sensors and signs;
- semi-automatic driving system.
As a power unit, you can choose from one of four motors with a capacity of 190 to 320 forces. The XC60 is equipped with all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission. The car has already arrived to domestic dealers of the company, and the cost starts from 3.0 million rubles.
2018 will be the start of production of the third-generation S60 sports business sedan. The car received the external image of a modern four-door coupe and stands out with the following features:
- embossed hood;
- powerful bumper;
- branded head optics;
- large wheel arches;
- rapid transition of the roof line to the stern;
- massive rear lights;
- aerodynamic side mirrors;
- wide exhaust diffusers.
The main features of the interior of the machine, in addition to high ergonomics and premium design, should include:
- two-color execution;
- direct center console with a digital dashboard and built-in monitor of a multifunctional complex;
- powerful front tunnel;
- unusual design of the door armrests.
The equipment of the car includes a large number of modern security systems, comfort and driver assistance. The third generation business sedan will be equipped with 150 and 245 power engines, and a six-speed “robot” is designed for the front-wheel drive transmission.
Sales of the S60 2018 model year began last year in European countries, and in the near future, the passenger car will go to domestic Volvo car dealerships.The cost of the initial configuration of Kinetic to make 1.9 million rubles.
Carrying out car updates in 2018-2019, as well as the start of sales of new products, shows the intention of the Swedish company Volvo not only to keep the current sales volumes of its passenger cars, but also to start developing new car segments.