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Is a Volvo S40 a sports car?

Is a Volvo S40 a sports car?

All told, the Volvo S40 and V40 sports pack gives these cars a distinctly sporty profile. This is also the first time that 17″ wheels are available on these Volvo models, and the sporty Arcadia wheels, shod with 215/45 ZR17 Continental Sports Contact 2 tyres, are only available as part of the sports pack.

How good is the Volvo D5 engine?

In the D5 engine Volvo Cars’ engine experts have boosting performance and torque from 205 hp/420 Nm to 215 hp and 440 Nm while at the same time reducing fuel consumption by eight percent. “It’s actually all about improvements in several areas that together make the cars both more enjoyable and cheaper to drive.

When did the R-Design Sport S40 come out?

The R-Design Sport and R-Design SE Sport models were introduced towards the end of 2007 with more extrovert body-styling kits and sporty interior trim upgrades. They gave the S40 a useful dose of extra attitude. The S40 features a number of styling touches which we’ve genuinely never seen before.

What is the Volvo S40?

The Volvo S40 is a tribute to Volvo’s talented and multi-cultural design teams in Gothenburg, Barcelona and California, who have captured the premium values of a contemporary Volvo saloon in a compact package. It is a dramatic, dynamic shape that asserts its own identity but remains every inch a genuine Volvo.

What is the torque of a Volvo S40?

The performance flagship of the Volvo S40 range is the 2521cc T5. it generates a potent 230 PS at 5000 rpm. The peak torque output of 320 Nm is available all the way from 1500-5000 rpm, proving that top-end thrust need not be achieved at the expense of mid-range flexibility.

What’s the difference between the S40 and S60?

Here, its different. The ‘spaceball’ gear selector in the S60 showed that Volvo could come up with some neat ideas and the S40 takes the spaceball and runs with it. The key design feature is a centre console that’s a softly contoured moulding featuring supremely easy to use controls and fresh air behind it.