Volvo’s electrical XC40, generally known as the XC40 Recharge, solely arrived for 2021 however an up to date model is already on the way in which.
Unveiled on Friday, the up to date XC40 Recharge advantages from a couple of styling tweaks that brings its design nearer to that of the associated C40 Recharge that arrived for 2022.
Timing for the up to date XC40 Recharge within the US hasn’t been introduced however we count on it to go on sale right here later this yr, as a 2023 mannequin.
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge
Its styling tweaks deliver a brand new entrance fascia and a sealed-off grille that includes a frameless design that ought to assist aerodynamics. There are additionally new adaptive LED headlights with the identical angular design discovered on the C40 Recharge. Different modifications embrace new trim choices within the cabin, in addition to new exterior colours and wheel patterns.
No change was talked about for the powertrains. Within the US, the XC40 Recharge is obtainable solely with a dual-motor powertrain good for 402 hp, and a 78-kilowatt-hour battery with an EPA-rated vary of 223 miles. In different markets, consumers also can go for a single-motor powertrain good for 227 hp. The only-motor possibility comes with a 69-kwh battery.
Volvo additionally introduced on Friday that the C40 Recharge shall be supplied with a single-motor possibility as an alternative choice to its present dual-motor possibility. There isn’t any phrase on whether or not the single-motor possibility shall be supplied within the US, although.