The elaboration of a new concept style Volvo was engaged in Thomas Ingenlat (former employee of Volkswagen). At the begining the concept was presented on the Concept Coupe. This car was shown at Frankfurt Motor Show. The same design was demonstrated in two other prototypes: XC Coupe and Concept Estate.
Prezentation of the new Volvo 2015 XC90 2nd generation was held in Sweden (August 26, 2014). The world will see this car at the Paris Motor Show in October. Thanks to her car’s weight has decreased in numbers to 125 kg. Design Volvo XC90 has a new corporate identity. The new model is strikingly pleasing to the eye line sidewalls, T-shaped insert in the head optics, grille, and updated logo. Volvo XC90 new length – 4950 mm, wheelbase – 2984 mm, width – 2008 mm and a height – 1775 mm ground clearance – 235 mm. Appearance of the 2nd generation Volvo XC90 is simply gorgeous. A salon can talk about for hours. Shop new model can now safely claim to be the benchmark for premium. As a result, the work on new interior we got a lot more space at all rows of chairs, which can be 2 or 3 depending on the design (5 or 7 locations). Interior insulation noticeably improved.
Thanks to a new level of interaction between the driver and the car new Volvo provides maximum support to the driver. Instead of a huge set of buttons you will get a large touch-screen. It is through this mini-computer, the driver can concentrate mach more on the road. Multimedia system supplemented projector display and buttons for control with thumbs on the steering wheel. The new interface helps car driver intuitively understand how the system will work. The driver will come to the rescue: navigation system, media playback, Internet radio, selection of restaurants, gas stations, etc. at the destination, search for and payment of parking.
The basic rate of new cars made on a completely new diesel engines (technology i-ART). Swedes also work to create a new eight speed automatic transmission, which should help to reduce fuel consumption. A new hybrid version will be presented in the USA market. The new hybrid will produce about 400 hp, making this new car the most powerful in the entire range XC90.