Volvo Car South Africa has released the pricing and line-up for its new V40 hatchback before it goes on sale in November. The hatchback, which will rival BMW’s 1 Series and the upcoming Audi A3 range, will be launched in South Africa in four derivatives – the T3 manual, T4 manual, D2 manual and D3 Geartronic. 'PUBLIC EAGER'The remainder of the local line-up, including the Volvo V40 R-Design, will be available from March 2013. The latest Volvo was launched in Italy in June, 2012 (Wheels24 was there) and will be available for test drives at Volvo dealerships from October 15, 2012.Bram van der Reep, MD for Volvo Car South Africa, said "It is such an exciting vehicle for us and we are delighted that the public seem to be equally eager for the arrival of the Volvo V40. We couldn't have received a better indication of just how popular the Volvo V40 is going to be."Prices (including VAT and emissions tax): V40 T3 Manual Essential - R281 200V40 D2 Manual Essential - R283 200V40 T3 Manual Excel - R299 300V40 D2 Manual Excel - R301 300V40 T3 Manual Elite - R313 200V40 D2 Manual Elite - R315 200V40 T4 Manual Excel - R316 800V40 T4 Manual Elite - R330 700V40 T4 Powershift Excel - R332 600V40 D3 Geartronic Excel - R339 800V40 T4 Powershift Elite - R346 500V40 D3 Geartronic Elite - R353 700chV40 D3 Geartronic R-Design - R363 300V40 T5 Geartronic Excel - R373 700V40 T5 Geartronic Elite - R387 600V40 T5 Geartronic R-Design - R397 100Visit www.volvocars.co.za for more information.