The Swedish automaker Volvo will bring cars with hybrid power plants to the Russian market in 2020.
The Swedish automaker Volvo will start selling cars with hybrid power plants on the Russian market. In 2020, it is expected to open sales of the Volvo XC90 T8 and Volvo XC60 T8 crossovers, which will work according to the Twin Engine plug-in hybrid scheme, with the possibility of recharging from an external source.
New cars, as well as fully electrified models, will be sold at specially created Volvo Recharge brand, reported the press service of the concern. It is expected that in the next five the number of models in the new line will be increased.
Crossovers XC90 and XC60 will be equipped with a power plant with a capacity of 407 hp, of which 320 hp. will provide a two-liter T6 gasoline engine with front axle thrust, and 87 hp. – Electric motor with traction on the rear axle.
With the use of electric energy, the crossovers will be able to accelerate to 135 km / h and move in Pure Electric mode up to 40% time. Hybrid mode will allow the car to automatically determine the necessary proportions of the use of power plants. In addition, it is possible to connect the Power Mode. Using only the gasoline engine, the car will accelerate to no more than 65 km / h, and when the off-road Hold / Charge mode is turned on, up to 40 km / h. The XC90 and XC60 will also integrate Brake mode, allowing the car to slow down without using the brake pedal. Full recharging of cars will take 8 hours at a current of 6A or 4 hours at a current of 10A. Charging time from a station with a current of 16A will be 3 hours. The battery will be designed for 5,000 charges, which is equivalent to 300,000 kilometers or 15 years of car service. The warranty for the battery in the Russian market will be 5 years, 65% loss of capacity, or 100 thousand square kilometers. The cost of the Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge on pre-order will be 6.27 million rubles, XC60 T8 Recharge - 5.56 million rubles.