Volvo C40 Recharge P8 AWD sighted on test in Shah Alam, Malaysia – launching soon as CKD EV?

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The Volvo C40 Recharge has been sighted connected trial successful Malaysia, hinting that an authoritative motorboat mightiness beryllium close. These 2 units of the Volvo C40 Recharge was sighted parked successful Bukit Jelutong yesterday by EV enthusiast scholar @ECOmodepassion.

It’s not the archetypal clip we’re seeing Volvo cars being tested successful Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam – we antecedently saw the S60 being tested successful the area.

It’s fundamentally a sportier, coupe mentation of the XC40. It has a much dynamic rear end, but retains the aforesaid face. The look you spot present looks antithetic from what we’re utilized to seeing connected the XC40 that’s presently connected Malaysian roads, but the XC40 facelift volition stock the aforesaid look arsenic this C40.

Although these C40 units person the badging connected the rear taped up, it’s not hard to fig retired that this is the electrical dual centrifugal all-wheel thrust P8 exemplary due to the fact that it is the lone exemplary that the C40 is offered arsenic currently, antithetic from the XC40 which has some electrical beforehand instrumentality thrust P6 and AWD P8 models arsenic good arsenic petrol and plug-in hybrid models.

The dual motors output 408 PS and 660 Nm of torque, drafting powerfulness from a 78-kWh lithium-ion artillery battalion that provides an estimated 420 km of scope based connected the WLTP standard. Performance-wise, the C40 has a 0-100 km/h clip of 4.7 seconds, which is 0.2 seconds quicker than the XC40.

We expect the C40 to beryllium much costly than the XC40, but we don’t cognize however much. If we notation to Thai pricing, the XC40 is priced astatine 2.59 cardinal baht portion the C40 goes for 2.75 cardinal baht, truthful that’s little than a 10% terms premium. Just similar the XC40, we expect the C40 to beryllium offered arsenic a CKD exemplary successful Malaysia.

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