Volvo V40 Race Car Revealed; Runs on Bio-Fuel

May 28, 2012 / No Comments

The Heico Sportiv motorsports team has unveiled the race car version of the brand new Volvo V40. The model would make its debut at the Auto Mobil International (AMI) in Leipzig, Germany.

Volvo Volvo V40 Race Car Revealed; Runs on Bio Fuel

The racing car version features a lightweight carbon fibre body and has a lowered front spoiler as well as a rear wing for race track application. The wheel arches are widened ones, and well, the fender arches will not be available for the retail V40 styling kit.

The automobile previews the exterior styling design for a comprehensive accessories program. This would be made available at Volvo retailers once the vehicle gets launched.

It is equipped with a racing version of the five-cylinder turbo diesel D5 engine which produces 300 HP (221 kW / 296 bhp) and a maximum torque of 600 Nm.

Also, it runs on bio-diesel. The Green Racing slogan is being used by the manufacturer to spread the word that the V40 racecar is powered by alternative fuel.

Heico Sportiv is the official partner of the Volvo CarGermanyfor road vehicle individualisation.