Volvo’s pure electric XC40 is in production: a range of 400km is more expensive than the Model 3.

At present, the global car market has entered a critical stage of electric transformation. In the second-tier luxury brand, Volvo’s electric pace is significantly slower. Still, it’s always coming. Volvo began production of the much-anticipated XC40 all-electric SUV on October 1, the Swedish brand’s first all-electric vehicle,media reported.

Volvo's pure electric XC40 is in production: a range of 400km is more expensive than the Model 3.

Although Volvo has launched its new all-electric Polesar 2 model, it does not have its own brand of all-electric vehicle.

The XC40, Volvo’s best-selling SUV, will be Volvo’s first all-electric model.

In fact, as early as last year, Volvo released the pure electric version of the XC40 model, which uses the front and rear dual motor power bus unknown, the system combined power of up to 300kW, 100 km acceleration only 4.7 seconds.

In terms of battery life, the car is equipped with 78kWh power battery pack, WLTP range of more than 400 km, such a range, but also to meet the daily commuting needs.

In addition, today, Volvo officials also shared photos of the factory production of the pure electric version of the XC40.

It can be learned that the overall appearance of the car, and the fuel version of the model is not much different, but the front face using the electric vehicle type commonly used closed air grille, but also indicated its new energy model identity.

Volvo's pure electric XC40 is in production: a range of 400km is more expensive than the Model 3.

It is reported that this year will be produced XC40 pure electric version of the model, has been sold out. Volvo, for its part, has not set production for next year.

Currently, Volvo XC40 pure electric models are available in the U.S. for about $55,000 (about 370,000 yuan).

So the problem is, if the XC40 pure electric version put on the market, you will spend more than 300,000 yuan to buy Volvo XC40 pure electric version of the model?