2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge all-electric model revealed
Volvo introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first-ever fully electric car and the first model to appear in its new Recharge car line concept.
The XC40 Recharge is the first of a range of fully electric Volvos. The new model also introduces its new infotainment system powered by Google’s Android operating system.
Over the next five years, Volvo Cars will launch a fully electric car every year, as it seeks to make all-electric cars 50-per cent of global sales by 2025, with the rest hybrids.
The XC40 Recharge fully electric all-wheel drive powertrain offers a range of over 400 km (WLTP drive cycle) on a single charge and output of 408hp. The battery charges to 80-percent of its capacity in 40 mins on a fast-charger system.
The Android-powered infotainment system is fully integrated with Volvo On Call, the company’s digital connected services platform. Via Volvo On Call plug-in hybrid drivers can track how much time they spend driving on electric power.
Volvo Cars aims for plug-in hybrid cars to make up 20-percent of total sales in 2020. They are currently the only carmaker to offer a plug-in variant on every model in its line-up.
Whether the XC40 Recharge will arrive in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other GCC markets is still not known, but it definitely won’t be anytime soon.
This car available in KSA ,If yes.What is its price?