Volvo C40 launched in India, priced at Rs 61.25 lakh

Kenneth John Published: September 04, 2023, 11:20 PM IST

Volvo Cars India has officially launched the Volvo C40 Recharge at a price of Rs 61.25 lakh. The C40 Recharge is based on the XC40 Recharge, is a coupe-style SUV and will also be assembled at Volvo's facility in Hoskote, Karnataka. Bookings for the new EV will begin from tomorrow.

Volvo C40 Recharge: Design And Dimensions

In terms of design, the C40 Recharge closely resembles the XC40 Recharge but features a distinctive coupe-style sloping roofline. It retains the signature Thor's Hammer style daytime running lights, closed-off grille, and vertical taillamps. The C40 Recharge measures 4,440mm in length, 1,910mm in width, and 1,591mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,702mm. The India-spec model comes with new 19-inch aero wheels.

Volvo C40 Recharge: Powertrain

The India-spec C40 Recharge is available with a 78kWh battery pack paired with an all-wheel drive system, with a 249PS motor on the rear axle and a 159PS motor on the front axle. The combined power output of the electric motors is rated at 408PS and 660Nm of torque. This AWD trim offers a range of 530km on a single charge, according to WLTP standards. With this, the C40 Recharge can achieve zero to 100kmph in 4.7 seconds and provides a top speed of 180 kmph.

Volvo C40 Recharge: Interior And Features

The interior of the C40 Recharge features leather-free upholstery with a combination of suede textile and microtech upholstery available in two themes: Charcoal and Fjord Blue. There are powered front seats with a memory function for the driver's seat. It also gets a tablet-style nine-inch vertical touchscreen infotainment system powered by Google, a 12.3-inch fully digital driver display, two Type-C USB ports, a 13-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, an in-cabin air purifier, and two-zone climate control.

On top of that, the EV comes with a 360-degree camera, front and rear parking sensors, a hands-free powered tailgate, a wireless charging pad, connected car tech, seven airbags, TPMS, hill start and descent control functions, and ADAS.

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