Volvo Prepares Five-Door Competitor For Volkswagen Golf
The simpleness and the functionality will be the key features of the coming five-doors compact from Volvo, which will fight with Volkswagen Golf. The car will debut in 2012.
The Swedes at Volvo want to create a five-door rival for the compact segment. The model will fight the segment’s leaders, more precisely Volkswagen Golf, and the base of the model will be the Ford Focus` platform. The debut of the future hatchback will take place in 2012, and the guys at Volvo might apply a design close to the one of C30. This model is very important for the guys at Volvo, and Stefan Jacoby said about the five-door compact car that it must become Volvo’s number one priority.
The new model will be completely different from what the German automaker offers, in order to follow the Swede’s simpleness desire. So, the hatchback of Gothenburg will be the representation of the Swedish values and will present, in its own way, the elements that made Apple so famous in the IT world: simpleness and elegance, combined with functionality. Volvo’s dream is to create a car so simple to use, as not even need a Users’ Guide.
Regarding the car’s engines, Volvo have not unveiled to may informations. Most likely, the engines family will include both diesel and petrol engines, which will have four or five cylinders. These units are a part of the Volvo’s new family of engines, which apply a campaign of downsizing to reduce the CO2 emission and the fuel consumptions in the range.