Volvo India gets 200 bookings for new XC40 within a fortnight of launch

Introductory price offer clicks with buyers, demand soars for European Car of the Year in India.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 16 Jul 2018 Views icon7900 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Premium carmaker Volvo Car India has confirmed bookings for the first 200 compact SUV XC40 R-Design within a fortnight of launch. Clearly, the introductory offer on the R-Design at Rs 39.90 lakh has clicked with buyers in India.

Two new variants of the ‘European Car of the Year’ have been opened for bookings with scheduled deliveries later this month – the XC40 D4 Momentum priced at Rs 39.9 lakh (ex-showroom) and XC40 D4 Inscription priced at Rs 43.9 lakh (ex-showroom). The XC40 R-Design is now available at Rs 42.9 lakh (ex-showroom). This completes the variant line-up of XC40 for this year.

Commenting on the demand for the XC40, Charles Frump, managing director, Volvo Car India, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have received such a positive response for the newly launched XC40. It’s a great beginning for us and we expect it to contribute considerably in achieving 10 percent segment share by 2020.”

Volvo Cars India recorded its best ever first half of a calendar year with 33 percent growth in volumes in January-June 2018. Of the 1,242 units sold, the XC60 contributed 25 percent.

Also read: Interview with Charles Frump: 'We expect the XC40 to bring in customers who will be new to luxury and to SUVs.'

Volvo Cars clocks best-ever first half 2018 sales: 317,639 units, up 14%

Volvo Cars to expand production of XC40 to meet surge in demand

New Volvo XC40 wins 2018 European Car of the Year title

Toyota Kirloskar to operate at full capacity in FY2024, to produce over 300,000 units

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar25 Nov 2022

With 100,000-plus bookings for the Hyryder midsize SUV along with Maruti Grand Vitara and bullish on demand for the new ...

Pravaig Dynamics launches electric SUV with 500km range at Rs 39.5 lakh

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar25 Nov 2022

Bengaluru-based start-up launches Defy e-SUV with 90.9kWh lithium-ion battery; dual 150kW motors develop 404hp and 620 N...

Ultraviolette launches F77 electric motorcycle at Rs 380,000

auther Autocar Pro News Desk calendar24 Nov 2022

The Ultraviolette F77, available in two variants and also a limited- edition model, is the most expensive electric two-w...