Car review: Volvo C40 is a blend of fun and funky

The C40 Recharge is a departure from Volvo's clean, fuss-free design. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
The rear section of the new C40 is a busy place with two spoilers and bling-bling light clusters. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE – The C30 was a unique two-door hatchback produced by Volvo from 2006 to 2013. The new C40 is not an upsized C30, but an electric coupe-crossover with a sloping and busy rear section which may have more than a hint of the Toyota CH-R.

Compared with the clean lines people have come to associate with the Swedish marque, the C40 is a strange beast. But for those who like cars such as the BMW X4, Renault Arkana and, indeed, the CH-R, the C40 should be easy on the eye.

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