Featured Car of the Month: Volvo V40

On the face of it, the new Volvo V40 R-Design is a picture of simplicity and athleticism – clean, elegant Scandinavian lines, uncluttered interior, lots of light, space and a powerful sense of poise. But like any beautiful, finely crafted object, when you look a little closer, you'll see that the new V40 is in fact a masterpiece of small, exquisitely worked details. And when you experience all these details working in harmony, the car truly comes to life. Volvo comfort, quality and cool technology chime effortlessly with accomplished cornering and thrilling handling – the hallmarks of R-Design.

Make an entrance

The new V40 R-Design announces its entrance with an unmistakable flourish. Unique Thor Hammer LED headlights – signature features of the new Volvo design language – emit twice as much light as halogen equivalents, offering reassurance as well as style. Their wide, athletic stance complements the new vertical grille, complete with the striking new Volvo Ironmark, eloquently establishing the new V40 among the latest generation of Volvo cars. As it passes, new colour options and Stealth Aluminium Trim, plus expressive 17" 5-spoke diamond-cut Ixion alloy wheels, bring a stylish, dynamic new look to our iconic premium five-door hatchback.

Innovative, intuitive, individual

Inside the new V40 R-Design, variations on the urban Scandinavian theme combine with a chorus of options that make the car as distinctive and individual as your own voice. Sports Upholstery, an illuminated gear knob, frameless rear-view mirror and optional panoramic glass roof create a spacious sanctuary, connecting you with the outside – even while you're inside. Adaptive Digital Display lets you personalise your driving experience, with an 8" active TFT (Thin Film Transistor) screen that gives you the choice between Elegance, Eco and Performance themes to suit your mood. These themes are echoed in the refreshed user interface of the Sensus Connect infotainment system, which offers a fully connected experience, including cloud-based services to help you find parking or find a new restaurant for when you arrive at your destination. The new Volvo V40 R-Design is available with a range of high-performing and efficient engines, including the high-output, low-emission Drive-E D4.

With Adaptive Digital Display, the V40 R-Design responds to your mood.
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