News & Events
News and Events about Volvo Cars Thailand
The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription
The Compact SUV Built for City Life with new smart driving technology,
lifestyle innovations, and uncompromising luxury
and uncompromising luxury and design starting at 2.49 M-THB
Bangkok: - Volvo once again drives innovation and design to the next level with the launch of The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription and XC40 Model Year 2020: The SUV Built for City Life. A car specifically designed for modern day city living and driving in comfort, style, and of course safety.
Following the success in the first half-year performance and the latest event “The Volvo Way-Freedom to experience” where more than 5,000 visitors took part in the test ride phenomenon at Mega Bangna the release of The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription once again shows Volvo’s commitment to delivering the best experiences for drivers and passengers alike.
The award-winning compact SUV, which is big on innovation with expressive design, ingenious storage, and smart technology, will be revealed soon. The top sales record of XC40 model proves that it has been a favorite choice with buyers ever since the First Grand launch which was held in Bangkok during September 2018.
Mr. Chris Wailes, Managing Director, Volvo Car (Thailand) Company Limited, reveals, “The arrival of The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription - 2020 model heralds a new level of innovation and design to the SUV category. It puts best in class technology on the road for superior handling. With such great sales records we know that the discerning buyer is more than happy with what Volvo is delivering. The introduction of the new model ‘The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription’ with its luxurious feeling of Swedish heritage, unique Scandinavian design, intuitive technology, smart services, and advanced storage solutions further shows our commitment to always raising the bar and giving our customers the best possible product available. The agile handling with next-generation driver assistance technologies also shows Volvo’s sophisticated approach to creating a new compact SUV optimized for city driving, in a design that is both progressive and expressive.
And when it comes to active safety and enhancing the overall Customer Experience, Volvo always makes the joy that drivers and passengers derive from piloting and living in our vehicles a priority, and that is more than evident in our latest 2020; The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription model.”
The premium compact SUV is built on the company’s CMA platform (Compact Modular Architecture), which features advanced connectivity, entertainment, and safety technology. It delivers (252hp) engine power equipped with standard safety features including Cross Traffic Alert with Auto Brake, which helps detect other vehicles behind you while you are reversing.
New standard features include a panoramic sunroof that bathes the cabin in natural light and a 360-degree camera that gives the driver a bird’s–eye view of the surrounding area, yet another feature in line with Volvo’s commitment to safety.
The Model year 2020 Volvo XC40 is available in three trim options in T5 AWD and T4 engine for buyers to choose from:
- 1 The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription with a fresh flair of Swedish luxury for stylish urban living and driving.
- 2 Volvo XC40 R-Design with Sport DNA, inspired by performance, with contrasting sporty design inserted into every detail, inside and out.
- 3 Volvo XC40 T4 Momentum White Roof: Elegant with attractive white roof.
- 4 Volvo XC40 Momentum, Premium class with strong, contemporary style and a confident urban look, available in contrasting combinations.
The features continue with The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription with design and styling features that truly sets it apart. Once inside drivers will find their hand on a crystal gearshift knob with Inscription badge on the rear and they will be enveloped by the luxurious leather upholstery and distinctive details that create a sense of opulence and Swedish style that is available in two colour options - Oxide Red or Charcoal.
The sense of style continues on the outside with an exclusive exterior design with features such as unique 19-inch 5-Double spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels and a floating chromium front grille with Iron Mark logo to further reflect the luxurious feeling of the new design and styling. There are also two exterior colour options to choose from - Black Stone or Thunder Grey Metallic. With Volvo, luxury and technology live in harmony to ensure the best in comfort and safety.
“At Volvo Cars, we always say that everything we do starts with people. This is why we developed The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription with its fantastic storage capabilities and generous cargo space and hands-free power-operated tailgate and plenty of smart technologies such as the wireless charging station. The impressive top-of-the-line Harman Kardon Premium Sound system delivers a refined and powerful music experience, with exceptional bass performance. We’re confident that our latest innovations will continue to satisfy the needs and tastes of even the most discerning customer. At Volvo our philosophy is to always deliver solutions that make people lives easier, safer, and better. That’s the Volvo way”. Chris concludes
Performance & Safety
Enjoy agile and energetic responses from behind the wheel with a choice of powerful and fuel-efficient engines, available in T4 (190 hp) or T5 AWD (252 hp) configurations. Both power plants produce strong, assured acceleration under all conditions, whilst returning top-drawer economy with low emissions.
Volvo’s T4 petrol in the XC40 shows off sporty, engaging and eager performance. Mated to an intelligent shift by wire 8-speed automatic Geartronic transmission, 0-100Km/h of 8.4 seconds, a top speed of 210 Km/h, delivers a 190 hp with 300 Nm @ 1,400 – 4,000 rpm and peak power at 4,700 rpm are all on tap. It offers a combined consumption of 7.4 L /100 Km.
The T5, proposed with the AWD unique in its segment, delivers an incredible 350 Nm @ 1,800 – 4,800 rpm; the flat torque curve serves to highlight operability under any throttle load, giving 6.4 seconds 0-100 Km/h and a top speed of 230 Km/h. Fuel consumption is noticeably excellent given the performance available, using just 8.0 l/100 Km (12.5 Km/L).
Urban Exploration, XC40 Model Year 2020 style
Delivering a feeling of creativity, energy and youthfulness, which is unique to The New XC40 T5 AWD Inscription.The interior is enhanced with a driftwood décor and crystal gear knob in the Inscription model which reflects the luxurious feeling.
Volvo cars have long been recognised for their exceptional seat comfort, ergonomics and long-distance appeal, and the XC40 is no exception. Also, the interior available on XC40 T5 AWD Inscription rendered in stunning leather upholstery in two colours - Oxide Red and Charcoal, which compliment the luxurious design. Both driver and front seat passenger will enjoy the high seating position, which offers very good visibility and a sense of always being in command.
The award-winning centre touch screen comes as standard. Simply swipe and touch to navigate through the functions and apps. It's as easy to use as your tablet. Voice control makes your interaction with the car even easier when driving, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available to seamlessly integrate your digital devices. The driver display is clear and legible, and for fast, easy operation the audio and vehicle information display is optimally placed for the driver. The screen also intelligently adjusts to the surrounding light.
The Exterior Colour: there are six colour choices in all including the previously available: Ice White, Crystal White Premium Metallic, Bursting Blue Metallic, Fusion Red Metallic, and two new options - Black Stone and Thunder Grey Metallic.
Smart storage everywhere you look
We have created a car for you and your needs, with a particular focus on crafting a vehicle with an abundance of carefully planned spaces for all your things. Underneath the armrest there is a large storage area, which even incorporates a removable trash bin. The days of messy interiors are well and truly over.
Underneath the seat there is a hidden storage area for smaller items. There's also a dedicated space for your phone where you can charge it, a hook for hanging take-out food on the run or a small shopping bag, and of course there are cup holders and plenty of USB charging points too. For the inner door panniers, the entire lower part is allocated only for storage, which makes it best in class. This solution is great for large drinks bottles, your laptop or even a small overnight bag.
IntelliSafe paves the way for driving safety in the new Volvo XC40 Model Year 2020
XC40 becomes one of the safest cars in its segment by inheriting safety and support technologies from the larger XC90 series and XC60. Many of these systems are firsts in the small SUV premium segment. Modern city life presents complex challenges for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and other road users. The XC40 is designed to reduce driver distraction and the so-called cognitive load on the driver. With safety and driver assistance systems actively identifying and mitigating potential conflicts, driving becomes more relaxed and enjoyable. Features optimized for city driving include a high seating position that gives the driver a clear view of the road, the latest generation City Safety, Cross Traffic Alert with Auto Break. While having Pilot Assist enables semi-autonomous and real compact SUV for R-Design model, driving during parts of the daily commute.
The Soundtrack to your City Life
The impressive door storage of the XC40 Model Year 2020 is enabled by a new sound innovation. With the top-of-the-line Harman Kardon Premium Sound, the system delivers a detailed and powerful music experience, with exceptionally well-handled and refined bass performance.
The impressive door storage of the XC40 is enabled by a new sound innovation. With the top-of-the-line Harman Kardon Premium Sound, the system delivers a detailed and powerful music experience, with exceptionally well handled and encompassing bass performance. It delivers a beautifully balanced, powerful sound including patented Air-Woofer Technology. To save space, the sub-woofer is thin and integrated in the vehicle architecture. Harman Kardon draws you into the moment, embodying a passion for engaging and transfixing the senses.
Volvo CMA platform heralds a future of innovation, scalability, and a chance to create vehicles imagined on the premise of really understanding your needs and desires. Everything we do starts with people, and the end result is the multi award-winning XC40.
The New Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Inscription (new)
XC40 T5 AWD R-DESIGN
XC40 T4 Momentum with white roof
XC40 T4 Momentum
For further information, please kindly contact
Vivaldi Integrated Public Relations,
Tel: +66 (0) 2 612 2253 Ext.105, Fax: +66 (0) 2612 2254; Website: www.vivaldipr.com
Ms. Natika Sahawathanapong (Yui)
Sansiri Sirichotinun (Noke)
Back to News and Events