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New Volvo offering goes all D4

Volvo is taking aim at the heart of BMW sales with its impressive new D4 diesel engine, writes Shane O'Donoghue

27th October, 2013

Five-cylinder diesel engines have been part of the Volvo landscape since 2001, giving the Swedish cars a distinctive exhaust note and a most un-diesel-like growl from under the bonnet. But that's all set to change, as the company rolls out its new Drive-E engines and transmissions.

Once in place, all of Volvo's diesel models will be powered by a derivative of the same four-cylinder turbodiesel engine of 2.0-litre capacity.

The first to arrive will be the...

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