Swedish luxury car manufacturer Volvo has recently revealed the new generation Volvo XC90 SUV, which is scheduled to be premiered at the 2014 Paris Motor Show in October. Interestingly, the all-new XC90 SUV has already been listed on the company India’s website. The SUV is likely to go on sale in the Indian car market in 2015. [All-New Volvo XC90 Pictures]
The Volvo XC90 is claimed to be the safest, most economical and luxurious SUVs in its league. Based on Volvo’s new design philosophy, the new SUV model shares its styling cues with Coupe concept. At the front, the vehicle gets chrome trimmed grille flanked by T-shaped LED daytime running lights. The second generation XC90 is based on the company’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), which will also underpin Volvo’s future models. It is lighter, stronger and safer platform, which makes it spacious. Its flared wheel arches have been fitted to eight-spoke, 21-inch ‘Inscription’ alloy wheels.
The interiors of the XC90 SUV gets new centrally mounted touchscreen. It features a new cloud-based navigation system from Ericson. It has leather and wood trims all around the cabin. A handicraft highlights given to the glass gear level and starter button and volume buttons in diamond cut design.
The new Volvo XC90 gets new petrol and diesel engines. All the engines will be 2.0-litre 4-cylinder units and are the part of new Drive-E family. The T6 petrol is both turbo- and super-charged engine produces 316bhp, while the D5 diesel motor is twin-turbocharged producing 222bhp. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It will also get a new 390bp plug-in hybrid powertrain, which combines the 2.0-litre petrol engine and an electric motor.