Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV launched in India with 418km range, 180kmph top speed; Know more

Volvo XC40 Recharge is a premium offering in the electric segment and will be a rival against Kia EV6, Audi e-Tron, and Jaguar i-Pace.

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Volvo Cars India has finally launched its first electric car in the country by pulling off the veils from XC Recharge electric SUV. The company hosted a VolvoVerse event inspired by Metaverse technology to launch the XC40 Recharge. The new electric SUV is an electric incarnation of the XC40 ICE model.

Even though the premium Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first fully electric EV from the Sweden manufacturer, it will compete against the previously launched Kia EV6, Audi e-Tron, and Jaguar i-Pace in India. 

Volvo XC40 Recharge Specs

The new Volvo XC40 Recharge looks more like its ICE counterpart but with a few changes. The new electric SUV sports a white-finished face ditching the front grilles. It features aerodynamically designed 19-inch alloy wheels with body cladding. 

Volvo XC40 Recharge ships packed with a 78kWh battery setup and a 150kW electric motor generating 408hp power and 660Nm of peak torque. The XC40 Recharge offers a claimed range of 418km per single charge. It accelerates from zero to 100kmph in 4.9 seconds and reaches 180kmph of top speed.

The battery charges itself from 10% to 80% in 33 minutes with the 150kW DC fast charger.

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Interior features comprise a 12.3-inch driver cluster, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment display, a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree camera, a wireless charging dock, leather-free upholstery, and backlit ambience, and more.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Price and Availability

Volvo will be selling a sole variant of XC40 Recharge in India priced at Rs 55.90 lakh. The booking of the electric SUV has started on the company’s official website and deliveries will start in October. The maker is offering 8 years of warranty on its EV battery pack.

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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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