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    A Three-Cylinder Petrol Engine Option To Be Available With Volvo XC40

    by Swati Sanchayi on Wednesday, Feb 21 2018

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    We all know that the Swedish luxury automaker Volvo is preparing to launch the India-bound XC40 in the country by mid-2018. Ahead of the launch, Volvo has now introduced its first ever three-cylinder Drive-E engine in the XC40. What makes it more interesting is the fact that in the company’s 91-year history, the new three-cylinder engine is indeed a first by the automaker to be introduced in a vehicle.

    The in-house developed three-cylinder petrol engine is based on the same modular design as Volvo’s four-cylinder Drive-E engines and initially it will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission. However, by 2019 Volvo might also introduce an optional eight-speed transmission with the engine. To be produced on the company’s existing production lines for the four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, according to the reports, this engine is compatible with the Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars as well.

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    As a writer, I have worked on content related to automobile, technology, travel, lifestyle, photography and many more.

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