TheGlitz Auto Pick: Volvo Car India has launched its super chic C40 Recharge…We say it’s truly awesome!

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It’s at last here! Volvo Car India launched its much-awaited born electric C40 Recharge at an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs. 61,25,000 plus applicable taxes. Bookings for the same will commence from 5th September. Bookings for the C40 Recharge will be exclusively online and can be done on the Volvo Car India Website. This is the second EV model from Volvo in Indiatobe assembled at the Company’s plant at Hosakote in Bengaluru, Karnataka and it comes with an 11 kW charger. TheGlitz reviews.

The C40 Recharge is Volvo’s first-born electric car and offers leather-free interiors that are made of recycled materials – Volvo has pledged to promote sustainability – and some remarkable features that clearly distinguish it as a full-electric car in a sporty and contemporary way. The C40 Recharge showcases Volvo’s core value of responsible styling that incorporates the brand’s high standards of safety while offering sustainable mobility solutions. The C40 Recharge has a Euro NCAP five-star rating with regard to safety performance.

Volvo C40 Recharge
Volvo C40 Recharge

We spoke to Mr Jyoti Malhotra, MD, Volvo Car India briefly and he told us: “Like all our offerings the C40 Recharge is also assembled at our plant in Hosakote in Bengaluru and is a reflection of our commitment to the Indian market.” Besides that: there is a hassle-free Ownership Package:

Introductory Ex-showroom Price: Rs.61,25,000 lakhs plus applicable taxes, including
– 3 years comprehensive car warranty
– 3 years Volvo Service Package
– 3 years Road Side Assistance
– 8 years battery warranty
-5 years subscription to digital services
– 1 wall box charger (11 Kw) through third party

Volvo Car India also announced that the C40 Recharge will only be sold online directly by the Company. Customers would be able to place orders online directly on from September 5th 2023,5 pm onwards. Bookings can be done with a refundable deposit of Rs.1,00,000. Volvo Car India’s network of its pan India retail partners will continue to support customers towards sales delivery by providing on-ground support.

Tre-Kronor – Ultimate Luxury Experiences
The company also announced that the exclusive “Tre Kronor Experience” program rolled out for XC40 Recharge customers will be extended to C40 Recharge customers as well. Tre-Kronor denotes the three crowns of Swedish luxury and will offer a host of unique luxury and personalized experiences.

About Volvo C40 Recharge Born Electric:

  • Power: 408 hp
  • Torque: 660 Nm
  • Battery : 78 kWh
  • Battery Type: Li-Ion
  • Battery weight: 500kgs
  • Acceleration: 0-100 kms – 4.7 s
  • Battery warranty: 8 years/160,000 km
  • Top speed: 180 km/h
  • Power distribution ratio : 40/60
  • Power (Front/Rear) – 163 hp/ 245 hp
  • WLTP Range: 530 kms
  • ICAT Range : 683 kms
  • Front storage (Frunk): 31 ltrs
  • Rear storage (boot space): 413 ltrs
  • Ground Clearance (kerb weight + 1 person): 171mm
  • One Pedal Drive option
  • Leather-free interiors
  • Unique battery safety cage
  • A new silhouette aero-dynamically designed slimmed roof line
  • Neatly packaged sensors for the Advanced Driver Assist Systems sensor platform
  • 84-pixel LED (each side) that automatically adjusts to light conditions
  • Large Panoramic Sunroof that minimizes glare and provides effective UV protection.
  • Digital Services with 5years subscription
  • Google Built-in (Google Assistant, Google Play, Google Maps)
  • Volvo Cars App
  • Harmon Kardon Premium Sound System (600W, 13 speakers)
  • Volvo On Call
  • Advanced Air Purifier System with PM 2.5 sensor
  • 360-degree camera
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross traffic alert
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Pilot Assist
  • Lane Keeping Aid
  • Collision Mitigation Support (front& rear)
  • Parking Assistance Sensors (front, side& rear)
  • 7 airbags
  • Wireless Charging for smartphone

Volvo Cars in India
Swedish luxury car Company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to offer safe and sustainable mobility solutions in the country. Volvo Cars currently market its range of luxury sedans and SUVs through 24 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Raipur, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, West Mumbai, South Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.

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