Deliveries of the Volvo C40 Recharge electric SUV begin. Check price, range and features

Volvo Cars has started deliveries of the C40 Recharge electric SUV to customers in India. The Swedish auto giant drove its second electric car to India after the XC40 Recharge on September 4. The first units delivered in India were in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. C40 Recharge reservations can be made online through Volvo’s official website for a nominal sum of $One lakh. The C40 Recharge is positioned above the XC40 Recharge electric SUV and competes with the likes of the Kia EV6 in India.

by: HT Auto Office
Updated on: September 14, 2023, 11:30 am

Volvo Cars has started deliveries of the C40 Recharge, its second electric car in India. The electric SUV was launched at a price of Rs 61.25 lakh.

The Volvo C40 Recharge is available in eight different color options: Stone Black, Fusion Red, Thunder Grey, Fjord Blue, Silver Down, Crystal White, Sage Green and Onyx Black. The electric car is 4,440 mm long, 1,910 mm wide, and 1,591 mm high.

Volvo’s latest electric SUV comes with the automaker’s signature design elements. It has Thor’s Hammer LED headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights. Stylish LED fog lights and a black air intake in the lower bumper resemble the Volvo XC40 Recharge. There is no significant change in its design from the sides compared to the XC40 Recharge. The alloy wheels look sleek and sporty, while at the rear, stylish, vertically oriented LED taillights enhance the overall visual appeal of the electric car.

Inside, the Volvo C40 Recharge has a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, complemented by a 12.3-inch digital driver display. Other features include heated and ventilated front seats, a vegan interior, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree camera, a wireless charger, and an ADAS safety suite.

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The Volvo C40 Recharge comes equipped with two electric motors paired with a 78 kWh lithium-ion battery and all-wheel drive. The dual electric motors are capable of generating a maximum power of 402 PS and 660 Nm of peak torque. The electric car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds and has a maximum speed of 180 km/h.

Volvo promises that the C40 Recharge can offer a range of up to 530 kilometers on a single charge. The new Volvo EV has the ability to charge the battery from 10 percent to 80 percent in 27 minutes using a DC fast charger. Using an 11-kilowatt Level 2 charger, it takes eight hours to fully charge an electric vehicle.

First publication date: 14 Sep 2023 at 11:30 AM IST

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