Swedish auto majortoday launched its first plug-in hybrid sports utility vehicle (SUV) in the Indian market at Rs 1.25 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). The seven seater vehicle, XC90 T8 can run for 40 km on being fully charged and can be driven for city use without any emission.
It will be the first Indian car to use radar enabled safety features to avoid accidents and minimise impact through warning system. The company claims to have fifty bookings in the Indian market and aims to deliver at least 25 vehicles in next few months.
When in use for long distances, the vehicle can be run on a hybrid mode or a power mode where petrol will be consumed.