Volvo is working on a new electric vehicle that will get the fancy brand kupeobrazny body. Information about the appearance of this model, the publication Autoexpress has confirmed a top Manager of the brand.
Details about the model a bit: it will be a SUV with a fully electric powertrain, which will appear on the market until 2025. British journalists published the first render, in their opinion, the future coupe-crossover Volvo should look that way.
“The transition to electrification gives us an opportunity to rethink what a car. We are open to new segments that were not present earlier,” – said in a conversation with journalists senior Vice President of Volvo design Robin Paige.
According to page, the choice of electric vehicle customers a very important reserve, and an important role is played by the aerodynamics of the car. Because the future model will have a “more streamlined body” than a traditional SUV and.
Today in the line of Volvo there is only one all-electric model is the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD. The crossover is equipped with a pair of electric motors with a total capacity of 408 horsepower and rides on a single charge of about 400 kilometers.
In the future it will be joined XC90, which with the change of electric generation will get a modification. It will happen in 2021.
Previously CEO of Volvo håkan Samuelsson expressed confidence that the coronavirus pandemic will affect the popularity of electric vehicles. In his opinion, caused by infection “shake” will accelerate the shift to electric vehicles. In addition, people in big cities will abandon personal cars, and subscription services will be more.