Volvo Car India’s all-electric offering the XC40 Recharge has received an overwhelming response. The car got booked for the whole year 2022 within two hours of the company opening bookings on their official website. The company plans to deliver 150 XC40 Recharge cars by end of December 2022 after starting the deliveries in October. In India’s luxury electric car segment this is the first time that such bookings have been achieved in such a short span of 2 hours. 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 shall continue to take customer orders for further deliveries. The XC40 Recharge is India’s first locally assembled luxury EV and it will be rolled out from the company’s Hoskote plant near Bengaluru, Karnataka.
“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
Volvo XC40 Recharge was launched over the futuristic ‘VolvoVerse’ on July 26th with an attractive hassle-free ownership package of Rs 55.90 lakhs (ex-showroom Price) including 3 years comprehensive car warranty, 3 years Volvo service package, 3 year RSA, 8 years battery warranty, digital service subscription of 4 years and an 11 Kw wall box charger. The customers of XC40 Recharge would also get the exclusive membership to the company’s ultimate luxury program called ‘Tre Kronor Experience’.
XC40 Recharge pure electric is powered by a twin-motor. The SUV will deliver a power output of 408 bhp and 660Nm of peak torque. The electric motors are powered by a 78 kWh battery pack giving a range of up to 418kms on a single charge, as per international test conditions (WLTP). It can go from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.9 seconds. The battery can be recharged from 10 per cent to 80 per cent in around 28 minutes using a fast charger (150KW).