Volvo Car India’s all-electric XC40 Recharge has received an overwhelming customer response. The eco-friendly SUV, which is India's first luxury EV to be locally assembled, is now fully booked for all of CY2022. All 150 units for India were sold out within two hours of bookings opening on the company's official website. The Volvo XC40 Recharge was launched yesterday at Rs 55.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
The XC40 Recharge will roll out of the company’s Hoskote plant near Bengaluru, Karnataka. The company plans to complete deliveries of the 150 XC40 Recharge cars by end of December 2022 after starting them in October.
The XC40 Recharge can be booked only online on Volvo cars official website supported by the business partner network handling post-purchase facilitations and deliveries across India. The company plans to continue to take customer orders for further deliveries.
“The long wait for our customers for the XC40 Recharge is over. The overwhelming response on bookings in just two hours is a reflection of the consumer confidence in Volvo Cars. Our strategy of showcasing the car across our business partner locations and giving the prospective customers in these cities the opportunity to drive the XC40 Recharge has helped them in deciding. The XC40 Recharge can only be booked online on Volvo Cars official website and the pan India customer drive experience resulted in a quick hassle-free ordering process” said Mr Jyoti Malhotra, Managing Director, Volvo Car India
The XC40 Recharge pure electric is powered by a twin-motor. The SUV develops 408 bhp and 660Nm of peak torque. The electric motors are powered by a 78 kWh battery pack that enable a range of up to 418km on a single charge, as per international test conditions (WLTP). It can accelerate from 0 to 100kph in 4.9 seconds. The battery can be recharged from 10 percent to 80 pe cent in around 28 minutes using a fast charger (150KW).
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