Prototype 2018-2019 Volvo Coupe Concept, presented at the exhibition in Frankfurt, fell like the fans of the Swedish brand and automotive critics. Initially, the manufacturer stated that the concept is not a harbinger of a new model, but now the company strongly consider the possibility of mass production. What would happen, time will tell. As long as the project develops. The exhibition in Detroit preparing coupe-crossover called the Concept XC Coupe, fueling interest teaser.
The new platform is based on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and demonstrates the design features that can be expected in the near future 2018-2019 Volvo cars. Note the headlights with LED daytime running lights in the shape of the letter T and a new grille with concave slats. This is the “features” models 2018-2019 Volvo generation next, who will get the first SUV the XC90. On the last brand designers have not forgotten, with a matching concept coupe P1800 from the 60s of the past century.
Vice President 2018-2019 Volvo Cars Design Thomas Ingenlat advised to look for subtle communication between the two cars, and he compared the new product with a calm lion that even lying shows that capable. A hint of a low sporty coupe silhouette. The elegance of a sports car is enhanced with the help of 21-inch alloy wheels with five-spoke wheels.
The powerplant of the prototype consists of a gasoline engine of a new series of Drive-E volume of 2 liter four-cylinder turbocharged and combined (turbine in combination with a mechanical supercharger) and the electric motor on the rear axle. Total output is 400 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque.
Exhibition prototype painted in gray-blue color. The interior of the coupe with calm neutral palette trimmed in leather, wood and decorated metal. Almost all of the space in the center console is a large touch screen, interacting with the adaptive instrument panel and projection display. 2018-2019 Volvo Coupe Concept clearly shows that the design is of strategic importance to the brand, so the coupe so much liked.