Volvo Introduces the All-Electric C40 Recharge
Continuing with its efforts to realize its goal of creating 50 percent of its total sales electric by 2025, Swedish auto marque Volvo has now unveiled its second-ever all-electric model: the C40 Recharge.
No doubt supported similar design sensibilities because the previously-unveiled XC40 Recharge, the new car takes on a rather more coupe-esque aesthetic, the buttocks of its roof curving downwards to satisfy its tail.
While details regarding its performance specs remain scarce, we all know that it utilizes a twin-motor setup powered by a 78kWh battery which will be fast-charged to 80 percent in roughly 40 minutes.
It’ll carry a variety of 420km initially, with future software updates expected to extend that figure. very similar to the XC40 Recharge, it’ll even be equipped with a classy infotainment system jointly developed with Google.
supported the Android OS, the system will support an entire range of Google apps and built-in services including Google Maps, Google Assistant, and therefore the Google Play Store.
“The C40 Recharge represents the longer term of Volvo and shows where we are going,” said Henrik Green, chief technology officer at Volvo. “It is fully electric, offered online only with a convenient care package and can be available for quick delivery. Getting a replacement Volvo was never this attractive.”
While there’s no precise release date for the C40 Recharge, Volvo says production will begin this fall alongside its XC40 sibling.