TURIN β€” Although Volvo Car's Safety Concept Car (SCC), unveiled in Detroit and most recently shown in Geneva, began as a safety car, the attractive model now is firmly in Volvo's future plans as one of many successors to the S40/V40. Volvo design boss Peter Horbury says a sedan and wagon already are in the picture, but the automaker hopes to stretch the platform to a hatchback as well. Fiat SpA's Alfa 147 is a good target. β€œIt exudes a higher value than a basic 3-door hatch,” he says. ...

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