Volvo C40 Recharge Electric Coupe SUV Launching Tomorrow | V3Cars

Volvo Cars India are all set to launch the new C40 Recharge electric coupe SUV tomorrow. The new C40 Recharge comes with a couple of exterior and interior design changes and a slightly better range over the XC40 Recharge.

Volvo C40 Recharge

Volvo C40 Recharge Exterior Design

On the design front, the front profile of the C40 Recharge looks identical to the XC40 Recharge. It gets sleek LED headlights with ‘Thor’s Hammer’ LED DRLs that flank the enclosed front grille. The biggest changes lie on the side and rear profile, with the tapering roofline being the highlight. The roofline of the C40 Recharge sharply drops off after the C-pillar and seamlessly merges with the boot lid. At the rear, it offers sleek LED tail lights with a vertical extension while the boot lid gets an integrated spoiler.

Volvo C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge Interior And Features

On the inside, the C40 Recharge features the same dashboard layout as the XC40 Recharge. It packs a large, vertically-stacked touchscreen infotainment system at the centre of the dashboard. The infotainment system offers wireless Apple CarPlay. The C40 Recharge also gets vertical AC vents for the front row with metallic open and close switches. Other features of the C40 Recharge include a digital driver’s display with built-in Google Maps, powered driver and co-driver seats, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), 360-degree parking camera, and a fixed panoramic sunroof.

Volvo C40 Recharge

Volvo C40 Recharge Powertrain Details

The C40 Recharge shares its battery and electric motors with the XC40 Recharge. It packs a 78kWh battery pack that channels power to 2 electric motors mounted on each axle. The electric motors produce a combined power output of 408PS and 660Nm of torque. The C40 Recharge offers a WLTP-certified range of up to 530km on a single charge. With the help of an ultrafast DC charger, the C40 Recharge can juice up its battery from 0-80% in just 27 minutes.

Volvo C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge Expected Price, Rivals

Since the C40 Recharge carries a coupe body style over its XC40 Recharge SUV counterpart, it is likely to carry an extra premium as well. While the XC40 Recharge is currently priced at Rs. 56.90 lakh (ex-showroom), the C40 Recharge is likely to cost Rs. 60 lakh ex-showroom. When launched, it will rival the likes of the Jaguar I-Pace and Audi E-Tron Sportback.

Volvo C40 Recharge

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Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.


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