Volvo XC40 Recharge: Electric vehicles have grown rapidly in the recent past. All the automakers are focusing on electric vehicles. Many luxury brands are also launching their electric cars in India.
India’s Most Affordable Luxury Electric SUV Volvo XC40 Recharge: Electric vehicles have grown rapidly in the recent past. All the automakers are focusing on electric vehicles. Many luxury brands are also launching their electric cars in India. Now on 26th July Volvo India launched the assembled XC40 Recharge Electric SUV in India and bookings started on its official website at 11 am on 27th July. All its units were sold out within 2 hours of the start of the booking. According to the carmaker, all 150 units of the Volvo XC40 Recharge allotted for the Indian market were sold out within two hours. Their delivery will start in October this year.
Swedish carmaker’s Indian subsidiary Volvo India is planning to deliver all 150 units of the Volvo XC40 Recharge by December 2022. Also, the bookings for this luxury electric SUV are still on, but their deliveries will not happen this year. The bookings for the deliveries that were to take place for this year have already been done. The XC40 Recharge is the first luxury electric vehicle to be assembled in India. It has been assembled at the company’s Hosakote plant near Bengaluru in Karnataka. It is worth noting that the new Volvo XC40 recharge has been launched at a starting price of Rs 55.90 lakh, ex-showroom. It has become the cheapest luxury electric SUV in the country.
It has been given two electric motors, which generate 402 bhp power (combined) and 660 Nm peak torque. This electric SUV can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 4.9 seconds while its top speed is 180 kmph. The XC40 recharge packs a 78kWh lithium-ion battery. Volvo claims that it can deliver a range of 418 km on a single charge (WLTP cycle). It can be charged 0-80 percent in just 40 minutes with the help of a 150kW DC fast charger. At the same time, it will charge in eight hours to the standard 11kW AC charger.