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The new Volvo XC40

Street smart

Made in Sweden, designed for city life

I designed the Volvo XC40

Ian Kettle – Lead exterior designer

“This is a car with a strong character. From day one I referred to it as the ‘Tough Little Robot’. It’s about its stance, surfacing and its sense of playfulness”

Expressive design

Space for life

Life can get messy – your car doesn’t have to. Explore the smart storage features

A place for everything

Loads better

Your smart partner

Intuitive tech that’s as connected as you are

Smart technology

Andreas Ropel – Attribute Leader, Digital User Experience

“Everything starts with people at Volvo Cars. That’s why technology in the Volvo XC40 feels human and natural”

Your protector

Discover how the Volvo XC40 helps keep you safe on every journey

An extra pair of eyes

Keeping you on track

A vision of safety

Own the city

Good visibility and agile handling, for confidence on city streets

Be confident

Let the car do the work

A reassuring touch

The sound of Sweden

Discover a car that’s made for music

Wired for sound

Vito Di Fonzo – Lead engineer, audio

“Sound quality is something that everyone can relate to. If it’s good, you’ll feel it”

In command

Interior design that elevates you above the everyday

The command centre

Conny Blomm – senior interior design manager

“The best Scandinavian design solves complex problems in a way that makes things look easy”

Let the light in

Shopping made easy

Online shopping delivered to your Volvo XC40

A smarter way to shop

Tommy Hansson Strand – Director of new business connected services

“It’s about flexibility. You could even have your shopping delivered to your car at the beach”

Safe. Secure. Simple

Ready for action

True SUV character, with high ground clearance and large wheels

Stand tall

It’s good to share

Let others use your Volvo XC40 with simple, secure car sharing

Sharing, by Volvo Cars

See it

The Volvo XC40 in pictures – discover design that’s youthful, authentic and full of character.

Designed around you, like every Volvo car

The Volvo XC40 is a new type of Volvo, yet it remains true to the way we’ve always created our cars – designed around you. With design and innovation to make your life more enjoyable and less complicated.

Fresh air in the city

Breath clean air wherever you are, with CleanZone

Clean air. Always

The finishing touch

Express yourself through beautiful colour options

The joy of colour

Ingenious solutions

Wireless phone charging for less clutter and more convenience

No more wires

Your life, on the move

Stay connected, with seamless smartphone integration and mobile wifi

Your phone is the key

Your new personal assistant

Responsive and responsible

Inventive solutions to fit your life into your car

The power to respond

Easy street

Parking is easier with a 360 camera to help you

A better view

Get a closer look

Explore the Volvo XC40 in glorious detail with our interactive 360° view.

The Volvo XC40 in numbers

The top-of-the-range Harman Kardon Premium Sound audio system has 13 speakers for beautifully balanced, powerful sound.

With a volume of 479 litres to the top of the rear backrests, the Volvo XC40 has one of the largest load compartments in its class.

Nine different dynamic alloy wheel designs that range from 17 to 21 inches in diameter.

The optional 360˚ camera makes parking easier by giving you a bird’s-eye view of your car and its surroundings.

Designer’s notebook: how I designed the XC40

The story behind the XC40’s bold, youthful exterior design, as told by its lead designer

The race for perfection

In this article, we visit the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard in Lisbon, Portugal. Here, we meet the team of experts responsible for repairing and re-fitting the entire fleet of Volvo Ocean 65 boats that will compete in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. We describe each team member’s individual area of expertise and show how the team works together to ensure that each boat is repaired identically, on time and to the highest possible standard. Their expertise in different areas represents the same level of competence you find at a Volvo workshop. We also meet Swedish sailor Martin Str mberg, who won the 2011-12 edition of the race, to find out what a great service programme gives him as a sailor.

In this article we meet Swedish sailor, Martin Str mberg. Martin is now one of Sweden’s most experienced sailors. He has now competed in the Volvo Ocean Race three times and won it once. We describe how Martin first became interested in the Volvo Ocean Race, his drive to compete in the race and how he came to triumph. We also provide an overview of his sailing career so far, his unique approach to putting racing teams together and what the future holds for this modern Swedish pioneer.


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