By December 2021, Volvo Vehicles would have two compact electrical autos within the showrooms, the XC40 Recharge and the Volvo C40 Recharge. That is how the absolutely electrical SUV and the SUV coupé examine on paper.
Design & inside
The primary variations of the Volvo C40 Recharge are its decrease profile and a a lot slimmer roofline. Additionally it is the primary Volvo with pixel LED headlights. The headlights, entrance bumper, and man-made higher grille sport a sleeker design to enhance the extra dynamic proportions.
The rear is noticeably extra interesting with the broader and extra technical-looking mild clusters, the 2 spoilers, and the extra pronounced concave curve of the tailgate. The inside design is identical, however the colour and ornament choices are distinctive to the mannequin.
The Volvo C40 Recharge is 4,431 mm lengthy, 2,035 mm vast and 1,582 mm excessive, 6 mm longer, 1 mm wider and 69 mm decrease than the XC40 Recharge. The wheelbase of each compact electrical autos is identical – 2,702 mm. The inside is a success due to the coupe model, as proven within the desk beneath:
|side||Specs for charging the Volvo XC40||Volvo C40 supercharging specs|
|Headroom with panoramic sliding roof||95.5 mm (entrance) / 97.4 mm (rear)||1,002 mm (entrance) / 93.2 mm (rear)|
|Width of the passenger compartment at shoulder peak||1,440 mm (entrance) / 1,429 mm (rear)||1,440 mm (entrance) / 1,429 mm (rear)|
|Legroom||1,040 mm (entrance) / 917 mm (rear)||1,040 mm (entrance) / 917 mm (rear)|
|Loading quantity (V211-2)||414 liters||413 liters|
|Loading quantity (V214-1)||1,290 liters||TBA|
|Loading quantity (V214-2)||TBA||489 liters|
|Frunk Quantity||31 liters||31 liters|
The Volvo XC40 Recharge and Volvo C40 Recharge use a typical battery with 75 kWh (internet / usable) / 78 kWh (gross / complete) and two electrical motors, one on the entrance and one on the rear, which generate a mixed energy and a mixed torque of 300 kW (408 PS / 402 PS) or 660 Nm.
The Volvo electrical automotive fashions assist AC charging as much as 11 kW and DC charging as much as 150 kW. Totally charging the battery with an 11 kW AC charger takes 8 hours, whereas quick charging 0-80% SoC with a 150 kW DC charger takes 40 minutes. The SUV can ship a variety of as much as 418 km (WLTP), whereas the SUV coupe can journey as much as 420 km (estimated WLTP) when absolutely charged.
The XC40 Recharge can speed up from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.9 seconds, and the C40 Recharge is aerodynamically higher, however not quicker or quicker. Each fashions have a prime pace of 180 km / h.
Apart from the pixel LED headlights, the Volvo C40 Recharge shares most of its capabilities with the XC40 Recharge. Nevertheless, it’s the first Volvo mannequin with a very leather-free inside. The touchscreen infotainment system based mostly on Android Automotive OS with Google Play Retailer, Google Maps, Google Assistant and different built-in Google apps and providers of the XC40 Recharge is included within the C40. Limitless information and OTA software program updates are additionally a part of the package deal. Additional particulars are but to be introduced.
The Volvo C40 Recharge is due to enter manufacturing on the Ghent (Belgium) plant this autumn. Gross sales are scheduled to start on the finish of the 12 months. The Volvo XC40 Recharge, which is already produced at this plant, is accessible in Sweden and prices 674,900 SEK (EUR 66,627.82). It has simply reached sellers within the US.
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