Mileage on one charge more than 400 km and power 410 hp. The first Volvo electric car is put into production

Mileage on one charge more than 400 km and power 410 hp. The first Volvo electric car is put into production

Volvo has launched its first electric car – a compact SUV XC40 Recharge. The car is produced at a factory in Ghent, Belgium. Volvo even shared a couple of photos from the assembly line.

Mileage on one charge more than 400 km and power 410 hp. The first Volvo electric car is put into production

Mileage on one charge more than 400 km and power 410 hp. The first Volvo electric car is put into production

At the same time, the company confirmed the key characteristics of the model. For example, the XC40 Recharge is equipped with a traction battery with a capacity of 78 kWh, full charging of which provides mileage “over” 400 km (WLTP cycle). The vehicle is all-wheel drive, it is equipped with two electric motors with a total power of almost 410 hp. The XC40 Recharge has a built-in 11 kW charger. Acceleration from 0 to 97 km/h takes 4.7 seconds, the maximum speed is limited to 180 km/h.

Mileage on one charge more than 400 km and power 410 hp. The first Volvo electric car is put into production

According to representatives of Volvo, all XC40 Recharge, which will be produced this year, have already been sold. However, the volume of production is not reported. It is expected that the cost of the car will start at $55000 (in the U.S.).


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