Volvo Concept Coupe Might Be Built In Limited Production
Oct 01, 2013 12:17
Is the Volvo Concept Coupe a beautiful study or a possible production model? The automaker has since said it will consider a limited production run of the Concept Coupe following the enthusiastic reception of the car.
According to car magazine Auto Bild, Volvo's top managers were impressed by the success in Frankfurt and are now analyzing the possibility of building it in a small series.
If the Concept Coupe will get the green light, the magazine says production may be commissioned to Bertone.
Penned by Thomas Ingenlath, the P1800-inspired study previews Volvo’s new design language, with the upcoming XC90 being the first production model to draw inspiration from it.
The concept features a hybrid system consisting of a 2.0-liter Drive-E petrol engine with a supercharger and a turbo driving the front wheels and an electric motor turning the rear wheels and has a combined system output is 400 hp and more than 600 Nm (442 lb-ft) of peak torque.
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