Volvo Cars India has today announced the launch of the XC40 Recharge in the domestic market and is priced at Rs. 55.90 lakh (ex-showroom

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is available in a single variant and is based on the same CMA architecture as its ICE sibling. XC40 Recharge gets a sharper new front bumper, new LED headlights that are angular, signature Thor’s Hammer LED Daytime Running Lights, and so on.

The interior boasts a minimalistic approach with the presence of a nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system positioned in the middle with built-in Google Assistant, dual-zone automatic climate control system, air purifier, panoramic sunroof, powered front seats with memory function for driver seat, Harman Kardon audio, wireless smartphone integration, etc.

As for safety, the Volvo XC40 Recharge is loaded with seven airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, TPMS, a 360-degree camera system etc.

The all-important performance comes from a dual electric motor setup with one mounted on each axle effectively making it an AWD electric SUV. It has a combined power output of 402 bhp and 660 Nm of peak torque

Courtesy of a 79 kWh Li-ion battery pack, the five-seater is claimed to have a driving range of around 418 km on a single charge. It also supports DC fast charging and can be replenished back to 80 per cent from 10 per cent in just 28 minutes