Looking virtually production ready, the model is based on the V40 and features a new front bumper, plastic body cladding and an increased ride height.

The 2013 Volvo XC40 has been caught undergoing testing in Sweden.

Looking virtually production ready, the model is based on the V40 and features a new front bumper, plastic body cladding and an increased ride height.

Engine options will likely carryover, so expect a variety of petrols with outputs ranging from 150 PS (110 kW / 148 hp) to 254 PS (186 kW / 250 hp). On the diesel side, there should be several choices producing between 115 PS (84 kW / 113 hp) and 177 PS (130 kW / 174 hp).

The model is expected to debut at the Paris Motor Show, so expect to learn more in the coming months.

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2013 Volvo XC40 spied in Sweden