Volvo has released the first photos of the new concept crossover XC Coupe and thus indicated how it will look next generation of its crossover and SUV models , especially the new 2015 XC90. After the Concept Coupé presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, Volvo XC Coupe Concept is another vehicle by which the company announces a new design language for its future cars.
Although one should not dismiss the possibility that one day we see a production version of the crossover – coupe, the primary objective of the Volvo is preparing the public for the new look SUV model XC90 , which according to previous announcements should appear at the end of 2014. or early 2015th and that replacement of an aging first generation of this car.
Volvo XC Coupe Concept – design
As far as the concept , it is a car with 3 doors and 4 seats . The front part of the car design is a further development of the Concept Coupé 2013th. Characterized by a redefined , protruding grille in the center of which is dominated by a large Volvo emblem. Other typical details of a new stylistic expression make a living LED headlights in the form of passing the letter ” T”. Although it is a crossover vehicle increased ground clearance , the silhouette of the car is pretty low and sleek .
At the rear of Volvo XC Coupe Concept is allocated a specific broken line of brake lights, which are also derived in LED technology. Tail lights inside vertical segment , characteristic of the Volvo SUV , crossover and sedan vehicles , and the lower part in the form of the letter ” C ” , which has already been seen in the Concept Coupé.
Exterior design of Volvo XC Coupe Concept is not the only newspaper that Volvo promotes the new concept . In fact , this car is set to the new Scalable Product Architecture ( SPA) platform , which will be used in future models of the manufacturer , starting with the Volvo XC90 .
“Thanks to the use of high-strength steel in the construction of SPA platform , we are able to make a more compact while still safer car , but so far ,” said the new head of design at Volvo , Thomas Ingenlath, which in addition to the concept of signing and Volvo Concept Coupe.
” XC Coupe Concept demonstrates how ‘ smart ‘ engineering enables Volvo to continue to strengthen its position as a world leader in security , without the need to therefore increase the size or weight of the vehicle ,” explains Ingenlath.
Volvo XC Coupe Concept – engine
Volvo has not yet released technical details of this vehicle , as well as information on the engine . We recall that the Volvo Concept Coupe ‘s Plug -In Hybrid system consists of a 2.0 liter Drive- E turbo – supercharged gasoline engine and electric motor . With this car , gas powered units front and electric rear-wheel concept. Maximum combined power of two engine reaches 400 hp and torque over 600 Nm .
We expect more information on Concept Volvo XC coupes will be known during the Detroit Auto Show , on which this vehicle will have an official premiere.
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