The Swedish based automaker Volvo has recently announced that the V30 model won’t be going to the United States, and the hatchback will be mainly sold in Europe.
After Volkswagen recently said that the Golf GTI Cabriolet won’t be going to the United States for now, Volvo is doing exactly the same thing, and even if the models aren’t direct competitors, the V40 will be sold mainly in Europe. According to the car manufacturer, Volvo wants to sell 90,000 units of the V40 model annually, out of which 85 percent will go to European markets.
“The Volvo V40 is not coming to the United States”, as the head of public relations for Volvo Cars of North America, Geno Effler, recently said.
As a reminder, the Volvo V40 is replacing the current three-door C30 hatchback, and the model will be available with the company’s first diesel engine, along with a turbocharged T5 gasoline engine, which is developing a total output of 254 HP, allowing the model to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 6.7 seconds. All the V40s are coming with braking energy regeneration and with start-stop technology. More details on the Volvo V40 will be announced at the Geneva Motor Show, when the model will be officially presented to the public.