Volvo 40 series concept cars preview future compacts for 2018
Will spawn XC40 crossover and S40 sedan based on Volvo’s new Compact Modular Architecture
Volvo has unveiled two concepts - the 40.1 and the 40.2 - that will add to its exiting lineup of the ’40’ series of cars which are currently populated by the V40 and the V40 Cross Country. While 40.1 previews a crossover that is likely to spawn a XC40, the 40.2 concept is a notchback that could take production shape as the S40 compact luxury sedan. Both the concepts are based on a Compact Modular Architecture, which is Volvo-speak for a new modular platform. The CMA is completely different from the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) which...
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The XC40 resembles the previously launched Volvo 40.1 Concept with the exception of the door mirrors and hidden-rear door handles.