Volvo Cars India has started deliveries of its first electric vehicle, the Volvo XC40 Recharge.
The first owner of the all-electric XC40 recharge in India is Ajay Mokaria, Managing Director, Maruti Courier Service. Jyoti Malhotra, Managing Director, Volvo Car India has started this by handing over the first Volvo XC40 recharge to a customer in Gujarat.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge is India’s first locally assembled luxury electric SUV and is manufactured at the company’s plant in Bengaluru, Karnataka. XC40 Recharge has received 150 car orders online within 2 hours of booking. The XC40 recharge was launched this year at Rs 55.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The booking of Volvo XC40 recharge has started from July 27 on the company’s website, it can be booked by paying Rs 50,000. This electric model is costlier by Rs 11.40 lakh as compared to the petrol model. The company already has about 500 advance orders, with about 100 units to be delivered before the end of the year.
volvo xc40 recharge design
The Volvo XC40 Recharge gets Thor Hammer DRLs and a restyled bumper. It is 15 mm longer than the petrol model but its ground clearance is slightly less at 175 mm. It gets blacked out grille and new dual tone 19-inch alloy wheels which comes with a boot space of 452 liters.
Volvo XC40 Recharge Range, Battery
The Volvo XC40 Recharge is powered by a 78kWh battery, which takes just 33 minutes to charge from 10 to 80%. At the same time, with the help of 50kW fast charge, it gets 100% charged in 2.5 hours. It is claimed that this electric car will provide a range of 418 km. The company makes XC40 recharge available in twin versions.