Volvo launches XC40 Recharge T5 R-Design in Malaysia, RM242k

PHEV Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 R-Design SUV assembled in Shah Alam

Volvo Car Malaysia has launched the Volvo XC40 plug-in hybrid in Malaysia. The Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 R-Design has a 1.5 litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine Drive-E powertrain, with an electric motor mounted to its seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox to drive the front wheels. Its combined output is 262bhp and 425 Nm of torque. Of that, the electric motor generates 160 Nm of torque and 82bhp of instantaneous acceleration. Together with the petrol engine, the XC40 Recharge T5 reaches 100km/h in just 7.3 seconds. Its speed is electronically capped at 180km/h. There are five different drive modes for a more dynamic driving experience: Hybrid (default), Pure, Off-road, Power and Individual.

The XC40 Recharge T5’s safety and driver assistance features include the Pilot Assist system, City Safety, Run-off Road protection and mitigation, Cross Traffic alert with brake support.

The SUV comes in five colours: Blackstone, Crystal White Pearl, Bursting Blue Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic and Coral Red Metallic.

The Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 is RM255,888 but is currently RM241,997.04 after sales tax exemption (on-the-road, without insurance) until 30 June 2021. See it at any authorised Volvo dealers nationwide. It is also available for online booking through Volvo Car Malaysia’s website.

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