The Swedish carmaker Volvo has officialy taken the cover of its second-generation XC90. The vehicle in question will ride on a new platform called Scalable Product Architecture and is expected to be one of the safest SUVs on the market.
The mid-size luxury SUV benefits from “Thor’s Hammer” LED daytime running lights and sharper taillights. Other highlights include a prominent roof-mounted spoiler and dual exhaust tailpipes.
Inside the all-new XC90 there is enough space for seven seats. The SUV boasts a touchscreen display and a Bowers&Wilkins sound system. The car is also equipped with many safety technologies including road sign information, auto brake, blind spot information, driver alert control and queue assist.
The upcoming Volvo XC90 will be offered with a T6 turbocharged petrol engine that develops 316 hp. On the diesel side, there is a D5 rated at 225 hp as well as a D4 generating 190 hp. A plug-in hybrid version of the Volvo XC90 will also be available, fitted with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine working together with an electric motor and having a combined output of 400 hp and 472 lb-ft of torque. The all-electric driving range is 40 km.
The Volvo XC90 will be produced in 1,927 units as a First Edition series and deliveries are slated to begin next year in spring.