The Volvo XC90 will reinforce its technological arguments in Geneva
One of the great successes of Volvo was the development of XC90 . When the large premium SUVs had not hatched, he presented a credible product with excellence. Both qualities have remained in the second generation, but now, the competition is greater. For this reason, and after almost four years in the market, those responsible for the brand have decided to apply a slight restyling.
Thus, the Volvo XC90 will reach the imminent Lounge of the Geneva Automobile with renewed strength. From the outset, the aesthetics of the Swedish SUV will not suffer major changes, because it remains fresh with respect to its rivals. However, where there will be news will be in the mechanical range and technology load , it will go back up one step. Thus, Volvo will position the XC90 as the new reference in its market segment.
The XC90 receives the mechanical "B"
The highlight of the renewed Volvo XC90 is the arrival of a new low-power engine and emissions. This block, includes for the first time a braking system with recovery of kinetic energy that accumulates in a battery. In turn, this energy supplies an electric motor that receives the name "B" . In this way, the new electric motor offers up to 15 percent savings in fuel and reduces emissions in real driving.
The new "B" engines complete the plug-in hybrid and electric offer of the new XC90 . The star in the range is the T8 Twin Engine with 407 HP, prefiguring itself as one of the most powerful and efficient segment. After the mechanical offer, the changes reach the aesthetic and active driving aids . In the first case, they are subtle, because they are limited to new alloy wheels, body colors or a renewed grille.
On the inside, the most outstanding novelty is the possibility of being able to choose the Volvo XC90 with Several configurations of seats . Where there is a substantial jump is that it now offers assistance to the address in both the City Safety system and the blind spot information system. In addition, the collision attenuation system with vehicles on the opposite lane is also available together with the cross traffic alert system that includes automatic braking.
Finally, the > Sensus infotainment system is also updated. Now, in addition to being compatible with Apple CarPlay also adds connectivity with Android Auto. All in all, the new Volvo XC90 will start production next May but the order books are already open. The only thing missing is your prices , but it will not take long.
Source - Volvo