Aiming to become a brand that sells only electric cars by 2030, Volvo is the second fully electric model. 2021 Volvo C40 RechargeHe showed by introducing.
Used on models from both Volvo and roof company Geely CMA platform The dimensions of the 2021 Volvo C40 Recharge built on it are quite similar to its brother XC40 Recharge. The most important difference in this area seems to be experienced on the ‘rear headroom’ side because of the ‘height’ and the roofline that is too inclined backwards. Because when we look at the design of the new C40 Recharge, it is 7 cm closer to the ground than its X-jewelery brother and crossover-coupe We see that there is a saship to a similar body.
Like the dimensions of the 2021 Volvo C40 Recharge, the preliminary design is very reminiscent of the XC40 Recharge, but there is no change. For example, the frame around the panel where the logo is located has become thinner. Also in lighting pixel technology used. In addition, the bumper designs of the two models are also different, and it is possible to say that the new C40 Recharge looks more sporty compared to its brother in this respect.
The rear of the new C40 Recharge is completely different. The curvature of the roof, which is preferred in black color to contrast with the body color, goes down to the tip of the tailgate without any deterioration. At this end, a black colored spoiler welcomes us. We are familiar with the thin line stops from other Volvo models, but the fact that the details were extended to the roof in a cut way added a different atmosphere.
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The interior of the 2021 Volvo C40 Recharge combines simple and modern dynamics. As preferred by most Volvo drivers, model-specific colors and upholstery can be preferred in the area with a high seating position. In addition, the new C40 Recharge is the first Volvo model to have no leather interior. Standing out with its simplicity, the vertical-oriented multimedia screen, air conditioning controls and vertical air vents draw attention on the console, while the panoramic glass roof is a feature that increases the spaciousness in the environment.
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Speaking of multimedia, the new model is also developed in collaboration with Google. Android based infotainment system owner. This means that applications and services such as Google Maps, Google Assistant and Google Play Store are built into the system. On the other hand the system OTA that is, it also has the feature of remote wireless update. When the vehicle gets a software update, there is no need to go to the service.
Let’s come to the powertrain of the new Volvo C40 Recharge. The system in the vehicle consists of two electric motors, one at the front and one at the rear, allowing four-wheel drive. In total 408 horsepower power and 660 Nm engines capable of generating torque allow the new C40 Recharge to accelerate from 0-100 km / h. Under 5 seconds makes it complete. The maximum speed the car can reach is as in other Volvo models. 180 km / s restricted by.
The model in question has a 78 kWh battery pack that feeds the electric motors. According to the WLTP of the battery 420 kilometers driving range expected to provide. In the statement made by the company, it was stated that the range could be increased with future software updates. With the fast charging feature, the battery 40 minutes to reach 80 percent fill progress. With the standard 11 kW charger, it takes 8 hours for the battery to reach full charge.
The new Volvo C40 Recharge will be produced at the company’s factory in Ghent, Belgium. The new model will only be sold online. Because, as we mentioned above, Volvo plans to sell only electric vehicles by 2030 and to make all sales over the internet.