Volvo S90 (2016-2017) – the flagship sedan of the Swedish automaker, has come to replace the S80 model. Presentation of the new Volvo S90 was held in early December 2015, and its world premiere in January at the Detroit Auto Show in 2016. The Europeans were able to meet for the first time with the novelty in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
Externally, the car is made in the new corporate style, which first asked XC90 crossover second generation. Here, smooth sidewalls, head optics with a T-shaped diode sections (such called “Thor’s hammer”), a vertically-oriented grille, rear lights and the original form of a sloping roof.
Models & Prices Volvo S90 2016.
|T5 Momentum||$48,100||2.0 petrol (249 hp)||Automatic (8)||front|
|T5 Inscription||$53,200||2.0 petrol (249 hp)||Automatic (8)||front|
|D5 Momentum||$56,400||2.0 diesel (235 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|T6 Momentum||$60,000||2.0 petrol (320 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|D5 Inscription||$60,700||2.0 diesel (235 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|T6 Inscription||$65,000||2.0 petrol (320 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
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Design Volvo S90 saloon was very similar to the interior of the above-mentioned off-road vehicle.Here, similar to the steering wheel and the electronic instrument panel, the center console is a huge key place touchscreen infotainment system, and are used in the finishing of wood inserts.
Fine on the Volvo S90 are the ducts of the ventilation system on the front panel, or door card made to other sections of the audio system speakers and some trivia. But it looks much more modern and premium compared with its predecessor.
The basis of the new Volvo S90 (2016-2017) went to a modular platform SPA, which built and XC90 II generation. Its use has reduced the weight of the car, but the precise data on the dimensions and weight of the sedan is not given.
The range of power units for the model includes a 2.0-liter petrol and diesel turbo four Drive-E family. The petrol engine is only one – its power is 320 hp, and diesel are given in return for 190 cases (400 Nm) and 225 (470 Nm) forces.
They are combined in a pair with a 6-speed manual or 8-band gun. In addition, all versions of the Volvo S90 sedan, except the 190-strong, the system relies wheel drive. By default, it transmits the traction to the wheels of the front axle, but if necessary, up to half of the time can be transferred back.
Also for the new items immediately available 400-strong T8 Twin Engine hybrid modification with top-end petrol engine (320 hp) and an electric motor (87 hp and 240 Nm), responsible for the rotation of the rear axle wheels. The dynamic characteristics of the model will be announced later.
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Compare Models & Prices.
Receiving orders for the Volvo S90 was launched June 6, 2016 in the year, but the first cars will reach dealers until late in the autumn – early winter. Price base version of the sedan with 249-horsepower engine, front-wheel drive and 8-band gun is $48,100. More powerful T5 modification (with diesel engine 235 forces) and T6 (petrol engine with recoil 320 hp) come with all-wheel drive and are from $56,400 and $60,000 respectively. Later there will be more simple options T4 and D4.
As for equipment, the Swedes bustles machine with the most advanced safety features, including a completely new feature for the detection of large animals (elk, horses). It works day and night, and in the event of a collision hazard electronics will automatically activate the brakes.
There is also a help system with roundabouts, all-sky cameras, automatic parking function, tracking the “blind” zones, warning of involuntary exit from the road onto the shoulder and the system of semi-automatic driving, working on the basis of adaptive cruise control at speeds up to 130 km/h .
In addition, the Swedes have presented a large wagon Volvo V90 based on the sedan presented, but to us it does not plan to deliver. But to the market will reach all-terrain V90 Cross Country, which has not yet been presented.