Volvo continues to prepare the public for the debut of its first electric car – it will be a "green" version of a small crossover XC40. The Swedes have already told about the platform of the electric car, and now they focus on the layout advantages.
The absence of the need to mount a complex cooling system for the engine located in front "unleashed" the hands of designers-now they do not need to invent a radiator grille. Instead, you can limit yourself to an elegant panel in the body color with the company logo, which Volvo did.
At the same time and simplified the style of the rear body, where there are no more exhaust pipes. And in" lattice " additionally integrated also sensors of a complex of driver's assistants. Along the way, the Swedes announced that the electric XC40 will be offered eight body colors, including a special green shade, and the ability to paint the roof in contrasting black. To trample on the asphalt new products will be 19 - or 20-inch wheels.
The work of the digital dashboard of the electric vehicle was demonstrated. For her developed a completely new design and taught electronics to demonstrate to the driver the details of the functioning of the power plant and the recovery system, the residual battery charge and the like.
Finally, given that the battery pack is implanted in the floor panel, and the ice on Board the crossover is no more, the future novelty was provided with additional storage capacities. For example, a 30-liter box for small things (called frunk from the English words "front" - "front" - and "trunk" - "trunk") managed to organize under the "hood", and the Central tunnel appeared removable box.
The Volvo XC40 Electric will debut on October 16.