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Volvo XC40 Inscription Makes North American Debut at the New York International Auto Show

NEW YORK, NY. (March 28th, 2018.) The most luxurious iteration of Volvo’s new compact SUV – the XC40 Inscription – made its North American debut today at the New York International Auto Show in front of media and industry professionals. The XC40 Inscription will arrive in Canadian showrooms Q3 2018 as a model year 2019.


The Inscription trim of the XC40 offers a plethora of features that separate the compact SUV from its competitors. The XC40 Inscription enhances the cabin experience, with standard equipment including an Orrefors Crystal gear shift, Harman Kardon Premium Audio and ergonomically designed leather seats. The interior is also equipped with driftwood inlays, which received critical acclaim inside the award-winning XC60. Also standard on the XC40 Inscription are 18” 6-Spoke Black Diamond Cut Wheels.


The XC40 sets a new benchmark for safety, design and connectivity in the compact SUV segment. The stunning new vehicle offers versatility, functionality and significant storage capabilities designed to incorporate the active lives of today’s drivers.


In Canada, the XC40 is equipped with Volvo’s T5 Drive-E powertrain and all-wheel-drive capabilities in Momentum, R-Design and Inscription vehicle trims.


Order for the 2019 XC40 are currently being accepted at Volvo retailers and online at:



About Volvo Car Canada

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCCL provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 37 Volvo automobile retailers across Canada. For more information please refer to the Volvo Car Canada media website at:


About Volvo Car Group

Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.


As of December 2014, Volvo Cars had over 25,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).


Corporate News, 2018, XC40, Product News
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