-2.1 C
New York City
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Home Around-the-World New Volvo XC40 P6 Recharge Sells Out In Just 24 Hours

New Volvo XC40 P6 Recharge Sells Out In Just 24 Hours

Within 24 hours after Volvo Car South Africa’s second all-electric variant – the XC40 P6 Recharge – went on sale locally, the entire initial allocation was sold out.

The order books for the XC40 P6 Recharge officially opened early on Tuesday 26 July and every one of the 25 units was snapped up by the following morning. The highly anticipated single-motor version of the electric XC40 was said to be available exclusively online through Volvo’s website.

Greg Maruszewski, Managing Director at Volvo Car South Africa, believes the overwhelming customer response to the XC40 P6 Recharge is in large part thanks to its favourable price point.

“We were determined to bring in the XC40 P6 Recharge at an attractive price, positioning it as the most affordable all-electric luxury vehicle currently on the market. This has clearly resonated with a number of South Africans looking to switch to battery-powered vehicles, leading to the P6 selling out even quicker than our twin-motor XC40 P8 Recharge AWD,” said Maruszewski.

The quick-thinking buyers who recognized the XC40 P6 Recharge’s compelling value proposition and scooped up the initial units will enjoy strong peak outputs (170 kW and 330 Nm), a competitive single-charge range (up to 423 km*), a generous array of standard equipment and Volvo’s signature suite of world-class safety features. Deliveries will take place later this year.

*Range is according to WLTP driving cycles and real-world range may vary. Figures are based on preliminary target. Final vehicle certification pending.

©Copyright MOTORING WORLD INTERNATIONAL. All rights reserved. Materials, photographs, illustrations and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior written permission from Motoring World International


Most Popular

Volkswagen CEO to Present Software ‘Reality Check’ To Board

Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) CEO will outline a new software and vehicle platform strategy to the carmaker's supervisory board on Dec. 15 as he tries to...

Toyota Set for 2023 Dakar Rally With Three-Car Team

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is set to take on the 2023 Dakar Rally with a three-car team early in January. The defending champions, Nasser Al-Attiyah and...

New Fully Electric Volvo C40 Recharge Heads for South Africa

The new fully electric C40 Recharge is scheduled to join Southern Africa’s range of electrified vehicles in the first half of 2023. Offering many of...

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Wins Car of the Year Award

The 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 has earned Esquire’s Car of the Year this month, adding another coveted award to its growing trophy case. Every year, Esquire editors drive and...
%d bloggers like this: