Tweet TweetVolvo XC40 concept is not necessarily a novelty, as we’ve heard rumors about it for quite some time. Even so, English sources tell us that Volvo seems more decided that ever to launch this project. Given the highly demanding purpose of successfully competing with Range Rover Evoque, Volvo XC40 will need no less than five years until making its debut! The crossover currently planned should be based on the V40’s platform, even though the current platform is not suitable for this project, for the moment – hence the 5 years of work. Even so, by 2014 we shall witness the official platform of Volvo XC40, the smallest unit that will use it being the success of S60. As expected, the Swedish are not very pleased by this, considering that they want ca compat model and that platform will work best on models of D segment and even bigger units. Aside from this problem of Volvo XC40’s platform, we can also debate the engine configuration, which is supposed to only … [Read more...] about Volvo XC40 Concept planning to rival Range Rover Evoque
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Previews a future production version Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer View Special Offers No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote Change Car Many automakers attempt to enhance the sensory experience on their top luxury cars with features like cabin perfume atomizers and ambient lighting, but Volvo is kicking it up a notch on a special S90. Although just an interior concept for now, the Volvo S90 Ambience Concept is a preview of features that will come to production. Based off the three-seater S90 Excellence sedan, the concept was created primarily for China. Using a smartphone app, passengers can pick between seven visual projections for the ceiling. These include Northern Lights, Scandinavian Forest, Swan Lake, Archipelago, and Rain, in addition to a Nocturnal theme to help passengers rest and a Freedom theme that’s said to boost energy. Volvo has synchronized the visual themes with special audio from the car’s Bowers and … [Read more...] about Kick Back and Enjoy the Northern Lights in the Volvo S90 Ambience Concept
The sedan-SUV cross will make its debut in Beijing. Leaked images published on a Chinese website have prematurely revealed the Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept ahead of its debut during the biennial Beijing auto show.The Ultimate Luxury concept is an SUV, which we fully expected, but it wears a sedan-like three-box design reminiscent of models like the Volvo S60 Cross Country and, if we look back far enough, the AMC Eagle. Its front end stands out with thin lights and an oversized grille with vertical slats, a look previewed in Geneva on the Maybach-badged S-Class. The back end gets a tall trunk lid and lights loosely inspired by the ones found on the S-Class Coupe, among other Mercedes-Benz models.The leaked images also revealed the concept's interior. It's equipped with Mercedes' familiar dual-screen setup, which combines the driver-configurable digital instrument cluster and the infotainment screen under a single piece of glass for a more streamlined look. The rest of the … [Read more...] about Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept leaked
Designed for city use Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer View Special Offers No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote Change Car On the heels of Daimler, which introduced its Fuso eCanter to Europe last year, Volvo is getting ready to roll out its own electric truck. The Volvo FL Electric goes on sale in Europe next year. The truck makes 174 hp under normal conditions, with a maximum of 248 hp available. Volvo estimates its range at 186 miles, so this truck is for urban use. One application will be refuse collection, although the truck can also be used for other services. Volvo says one of major benefit of electric trucks is they’re quiet enough to operate at night, which can free up traffic on busy roads during the day. Fast DC charging takes just 1 to 2 hours, Volvo says, while overnight AC charging requires up to 10 hours with a maximum battery capacity of 300 kilowatt-hours. The truck has a gross vehicle weight of 16 metric tons. Watch … [Read more...] about Volvo Introduces its First All-Electric Truck
Mercedes-Benz India’s 2017 sales numbers are 15,330 units in the Jan-Dec 2017 period Mercedes-Benz firmly retains it’s volume leadership in the luxury segment for the 3rd consecutive year. Globally, the brand sold 2,289,344 units growing by 10%. With these sales figures, Mercedes-Benz remains the leading global premium car brand.Here are some key facts From Mercedes-Benz that helepd them grow:BMW Group India delivered 9800 cars (BMW + MINI) in 2017, registering a growth of 25% as compared to 2016. BMW India sold 9379 cars in 2017, clocking a notable growth of 25% as compared to 2016. MINI is leading the small-premium car segment in India with 421 MINIs hitting the road in 2017, a growth of 17% as compared to 2016. Read this too: 6-Series GT unveiled, coming to India Read this too: 8 series concept images and details Read this too: 2017 BMW X3 arrives In IndiaVolvo Cars, announced today a robust 28 per cent annual growth in volumes, ending the calendar year … [Read more...] about 2017 Luxury Car Sales Continued To Be Dominated by Mercedes-Benz India – Volvo Shines Bright!