Volvo is set to launch its first electric car XC40 Recharge in India on July 26; Know more

Volvo XC40 Recharge will be the first electric car from the brand in India and will rival directly with the popular Kia EV6 in the country.

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Volvo to launch its first electric car in India on July 26. The upcoming electric car will be called Volvo XC40 Recharge which will be an EV model of the existing Volvo XC40. The company will launch the vehicle via futuristic Metaverse technology and is referring to it VolvoVerse.

Volvo was previously to launch the XC40 Recharge back in 2021 but it got stuck due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now since the Swedish automaker is all geared to unveil its first EV in the country, it has also revealed that the SUV will be assembled locally in India. 

Volvo XC40 Recharge Features

Volvo will equip the upcoming XC40 Recharge with a 78kWh battery pack that will offer a claimed range of 418 km on a single charge. The electric motor will produce a power of 408hp and a peak torque of 660Nm. The pure electric SUV will accelerate from 0-100kmph in 4.9 seconds. The maximum speed will be capped at 180kmph.

The Indian version of Volvo CX40 Recharge will be more like its global counterpart. The battery of the electric SUV will support a 150kW DC fast charger. It will refill the electric car from 10% to 80% in 28 minutes. 

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The front face of the XC40 Recharge will have closed-type grilles with a big Volvo logo and dual horizontal T-shaped LED DRLs placed inside the headlights. It has a thing wheel arch cladding with wider body cladding. It will run on alloy wheels.  

Feature-wise, Volvo CX40 Recharge the XC40 Recharge will boast a 12.3-inch digital driver cluster with a 9.0-inch vertical touchscreen infotainment display. It will come with built-in Google Assistant, Google Maps, and other Google apps. Other features will include 100% leather-free upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree camera, wireless charging, a Harman Kardon sound system, etc.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Price and Availability

The pricing details of the upcoming Volvo XC40 Recharge will be out on the launch date, though it is all set to fight against the newly launched Kia EV6 and the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq. The delivery of XC40 Recharge could start during the festive season while the booking could commence post the launch.

Sachin Deo VermaSachin Deo Verma
Sachin covers technology news at Smartprix and he also has a keen interest in automobile and electric vehicles. He keenly gains knowledge from various sources to be updated with the latest tech trends. He is also a passionate Potterhead who dabbles in literature, and poetry, and loves to travel.

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