PREMIUM safety hatch
Auto Brake and several other new features.
It will include the world-first pedestrian airbag, Lane Keeping Aid with auto steering and an ingenious Park Assist Pilot that makes parallel parking easy.
The City Safety low-speed collision avoidance system has been further developed and it now operates at speeds up to 50km/h.
Volvo says the new V40 is the most intelligent and safe Volvo model so far. All its features are designed around the driver, helping him or her stay alert and well informed to avoid collisions and dangerous situations.
Sales target internationally is a conservative 90,000 units with 85 per cent of the total volume going to European customers.
It will be built in Volvo Car Corporation’s plant in Ghent, Belgium.