Thursday, October 13, 2011

Volvo started testing a hatchback-class golf

The Swedish company Volvo began to pyatidverki Model, which aims to become competitors for expensive models-class golf, like the BMW 1-Series and Audi A3 Sportback, and easier for machines - Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus. Now Volvo on such categories is only  C30, but it differs greatly underestimated the roof and not the most practical interior. The technology, which will be called the V30, as we have seen in spy shots, has a quite usual for five-door hatchback proportions.

If the former were based on small Volvo platform Ford Focus and Mazda3, the novelty is based on the platform of a sedan Volvo S60. From "big brother" hatchback inherit the new turbocharged engines and a working volume of 1.6 liters. In S60 of two parts: a capacity of 150 and 180 hp

Volvo V30 is expected to debut in March 2012 at the Geneva Motor Show.