The Most Safest Car- Volvo V40
The Volvo V40 is a new family car that is the world’s most safest vehicle ever made. It was first debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and has been on sale in Europe since May 2012. This amazing car is stylish and has an interior that is beautifully designed. The safety features are advanced and the engine is capable of giving remarkable performance.
Thomas Broberg, Senior Safety Advisor Volvo Car Corporation said ,
“The all-new V40, the most compact car in our V-range, has class-leading safety. It is also packed with more intelligent support systems than any previous Volvo. Yet another important step toward our vision that nobody should die or suffer serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the year 2020.”
He further added,
“Volvo is leading the development of spearhead technology that helps the driver avoid collisions. All the features are designed around the driver, helping him or her to stay alert and well informed to avoid collisions and dangerous situations. The all-new V40 is the first car in our model range with technology that actively helps the driver steer clear of danger.”
Let’s have a look at some of its spectacular features.
It is designed by British designer Peter Horbury and it exhibits a stunning exterior. This 5- door hatchback is a masterpiece of style and beauty. The exterior is bold and muscular and you might stop in your tracks to have a just one look at it. The wheels are elegantly integrated into the sides of the body and the panoramic roof let you enjoy the sun.
The interior is comfortable and spacious. The seats are relaxing. The cargo capacity is also great and you can tuck in your entire luggage. The towing capacity of 1300 kg lets you easily tow your cargo.
It is powered by petrol engines. Two choices are being offered . The 1.6 liter Ford EcoBoost engine can deliver an output power of 150 and 180 HP. However, the 2.5 liter I5 Volvo engine can generate 254 HP of output power. Also three diesel engines are offered including a 1.6-liter, 115bhp four-cylinder (D2) and a pair of 2.0-liter fives with 150bhp (D3) and 177bhp (D4), The Six-speed manual gearbox can give fastest acceleration. The front wheel drive lets you cruise this car easily.
The new Volvo V40 has got an intelligent safety. Thomas Broberg says,
“The safety systems are intelligent and work together to make driving more pleasant and safe. They are designed to warn about threats. If necessary, they can also step in and intervene in critical situations. And, in some situations where the collision is unavoidable, there are safety features to help mitigate the consequences. However, this does not mean that these sophisticated systems take over the driving. Their main task is to assist the driver, thereby making the driving experience more comfortable and less complicated.”
The new high-tech safety features are added to ensure the protection of the passengers. They include
- Pedestrian Airbag Technology
- Lane Keeping Aid with haptic auto steering
- Park Assist Pilot
- Enhanced Blind Spot Information System
- Automatic Road Sign Information
- Active High Beam
- Cross Traffic Alert radar system
- Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake
- City Safety with low-speed collision avoidance system which at speeds up to 50 km/h
- Pedestrian Detection
- Adaptive Cruise Control & Distance Alert
- Collision Warning and auto brake
- Driver Alert Control
- Roll Over Protection System
- Personal Car Communicator
So, get ready to drive with your family the most safest car ever, Volvo V40.