2020 Volvo Globetrotter Specs
2020 Volvo Globetrotter Specs.
DUBLIN, VA. With the aboriginal abounding redecorate in two decades, Volvo Trucks North America on Tuesday appear the brand new Volvo VNL alternation of lengthy-haul tractors. In displays on the cast new Volvo Trucks Chump Center right here, aggregation meeting accustomed the new VNL’s modern innovations in efficiency, productiveness, warranty and uptime.
Led with the aid of an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL alternation defines “the advent of vans to come”—the affair of the launch.
“The new Volvo VNL builds on our abiding charge to undergo the most secure, pleasant adequate and nice able lengthy-haul barter in the marketplace,” stated Göran Nyberg, admiral of Volvo Trucks North America. “Infused with new innovations and technologies, we’re appreciative to aggrandize aloft that rate to our established and approaching barter with this new design.”
And even as exoteric architecture is putting, abounding of the brand new truck’s improvements ambition the desires of the driver, explained Jason Spence, artefact business administrator – connected haul.
“The disciplinarian is the point of interest of this vehicle. A good enough disciplinarian is a fine motive force,” stated Spence. “Even aback we released the VNL, beginning in 1996 and with the amend in 2002, it was advanced of its time. The new VNL is accession sure that’s superior of its time.”
‘Making a assertion’
Designers of the new Volvo VNL accrued factors of Volvo’s architecture accessory with activating new functions. Swept aback headlights accommodate signature Volvo daylight alive lighting fixtures and anatomy a adventurous new Volvo grille and hood. Redesigned and repositioned agent air intakes acquiesce for underneath agitated assimilation air transport. Airflow up and approximately the cab has additionally been optimized with new anatomy and roof fairings.
“While we capital the brand new VNL to perform a account on the street, we knew that it moreover had to perform a account to our customers’ basal traces” said Wade Long, administrator of artefact enterprise for Volvo Trucks North America. “The absurd structure factors that we’ve congenital not by myself attending fantastic, however they add quantity for the consumer. Whether it’s the glassy new bodywork that improves aerodynamics, or the brand new three-piece bonanza that aids in repairability, every structure exchange we’ve fabricated has a reason.”
Behind the wheel
The new Volvo VNL look an all-new dashboard which places frequently-used controls aural the driving force’s reach. Centered inside the barometer array is a configurable, 5-inch blush disciplinarian advice affectation that provides cruise and analytic data. The disciplinarian recommendation affectation is customizable, ensuring that analytical advice is continually available to the disciplinarian at a quick glance.
An alternative infotainment arrangement is to be had, proposing a seven-inch blush touchscreen, aeronautics and an exoteric aback camera. A terrific audio association is chip with the infotainment gadget, which additionally look Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay for the ultimate in connectivity. Added apps can be downloaded to the infotainment association as properly. A sprint-top tray appearance 12-volt ability and USB connectivity to accumulate add-ons genuinely powered.
The new Volvo VNL is moreover able with Volvo’s acute council wheel, placing controls for about all the disciplinarian interface features suitable at a driving force’s fingertips. The acute council caster is absorbed to Volvo’s Absolute Position air-assisted, usually adjustable council column, which allows drivers now not alone to perspective and telescope the council column, but moreover attitude the council caster approximately to the council column. This shall we drivers of all statures acquisition the absolute council caster function and calmly appearance the disciplinarian recommendation show.
A advanced array of basement options are handy on the brand new Volvo VNL series. Exceptional appearance like bench heating and blast are moreover available.
“We trusted acknowledgment from about 2,000 disciplinarian interviews to accomplish abiding the adjustments we have been authoritative accumbent with drivers’ desires,” said Spence. “The after-results allege for themselves: our new VNL appearance the quality at ease, motive force-friendly atmosphere we’ve every time built.”
That abundance extends to the 4 sleeper cab configurations handy inside the new Volvo VNL series. Designed to accommodate drivers a ok abode to blow afterwards a linked day on the street, the sleeper alternatives are arranged with a cardinal of area-saving, consolation-boosting innovations. Additionally, an all-new, abounding 70-inch sleeper is obtainable in the Volvo VNL 760 and 740 models, demography abundance to an best excessive.
All VNL sleepers affection arced cabinets that on hand against the aback to aerate space, as able-bodied as an incorporated, collapsed bunk, that is a trucking industry aboriginal in North America. LED autogenous lighting fixtures reduces ability burning and presents softer lighting fixtures. A redesigned sleeper ascendancy console allows drivers to ascendancy heating and cooling, and acclimatize the audio arrangement from a brought ergonomic position on the bunk. In addition, drivers can lock the doorways or actuate a agitation anxiety if wished.
For the aboriginal time in North America, Volvo’s Globetrotter trim tiers can be available on the VNL 760 and VNL 860 sleeper models. Connected a characteristic of ultimate disciplinarian comfort, the Globetrotter trim degrees accommodate a abounding aerodynamic package, capable wheels, high-end seating, as in a position-bodied as a fridge, inverter and parking acknowledgment bundle.
7.5% brought ammunition efficient
The VNL alternation comes customary with the 13-liter Volvo D13 engine, even as Daycab and VNL 400 fashions can blueprint the eleven-liter Volvo D11 as an choice. The 15-liter Cummins X15 is additionally handy inside the VNL collection.
Both the Volvo D11 and D13 engines affection Volvo’s patented beachcomber pistons, a one of a kind structure that facilitates bake ammunition added efficiently. Ammunition is delivered through a correct standard abuse ammunition association with proprietary appearance that advance ammunition dedication precision, reduce weight and hamper noise.
The Volvo VNL is moreover available with the Volvo D13 Turbo Compound (D13 TC) agent that utilizes a automated decay calefaction accretion arrangement to abduction ashen hobby from the engine’s exhaust. The aftereffect is an brought 50 utility fed aback to the crankshaft and an enhance in ammunition potential of up to 6.Five percent.
The new Volvo VNL alternation glassy layout, aback accumulated with the potential allowances acquired from the D13 TC, can provide up to a 7.Five percent get admission to in ammunition ability aback in comparison to a 2015 VNL archetypal able with a GHG 2014 D13 engine.
The absolute Volvo VNL alternation comes common with Volvo’s I-Shift automatic chiral transmission, that is simply chip with Volvo engines.
Safety, protection, safety
“Volvo Trucks congenital its acceptability as the safest barter on the alley by using amalgam a cardinal of acquiescent and alive assurance structures,” Connected said. “We’ve related that in the new VNL alternation with numerous improvements to perform the barter alike more secure.”
Volvo Alive Disciplinarian Assist via Bendix, is now generic on all Volvo VNL models. Volvo Enhanced Adherence Technology, an cyberbanking adherence ascendancy machine, is additionally trendy.
The VNL alternation is able with automotive-excellent LED headlights that aftermath abounding ablaze ablaze to advance visibility. Automatic lighting and rain-sensing wipers are moreover reachable to strengthen safety.
Like all Volvo fashions, the brand new VNL alternation cab is congenital with high-electricity animate and exceeds both the Volvo Swedish Cab Assurance Test and ECE R-29 rollover requirements. The enterprise’s on my own ordinary driver’s ancillary airbag is now abutting by an integrated, seat-hooked up rollover airbag on the driving force’s aspect, in line with the organization.
All Volvo VNL models appear commonplace with Volvo Remote Diagnostics, Volvo’s manufacturing facility-set up telematics accouterments that gives connectivity for proactive affection and ecology of analytical engine, guide and aftertreatment agitation codes. The aforementioned accouterments additionally allows barter to accomplish powertrain software program and steady updates over-the-air with Remote Programming, which helps boost uptime and agent performance, at the same time as abbreviation blow costs.