This morning they filtered your first images, and now finally makes it official. Here comes the Volvo S90 2016, the new premium saloon from the Swedish brand. It is the successor to the Volvo S80 and comes with a image totally renewed. Although today has been unveiled, his first public appearance will take place the next month of January in the Detroit motor show 2016.
Much has given that talk about this model, shown in the form of a scale model several times. And it seems to be that what we saw in these toys are confirmed: the new Volvo S90 take the same language design that introduced the Volvo XC90. It is also built on the modular platform Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), being the second model that uses it behind the SUV.
As you well said, the rules he set the Volvo XC90 and now the new sedan adapted to its format. Appear headlights of the same style, with the “hammer of Thor” in its interior. Between the straight lines and large surfaces, they also highlight the optics in the rear due to the way ‘C’. With According to the brand “the idea was to throw something totally new in this segment rather conservative.”
it Seems that this task has been fulfilled and that the S90 will be hollow in the segment And, up to now taken by the sedans German. Its dimensions are generous and measures 4,96 meters long, 1.44 meters high and just over 2 meters, counting the mirrors. The interior will remind the of the XC90 by the infotainment system SENSUS, which brings together all the controls on the large screen of the central console.
Range of engines
If the sedan and the SUV swedes share a platform, so do with the range of engines. For the moment we offer four variants, all of them Drive e- four-cylinder and 2.0-liter. Between the diesel appear the engine D4, with 190 horses and 400 Nm of torque is the most economical of the range. Above will be the D5 engine which has 235 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque to become the diesel more powerful.
For the part of the gasoline do not find the engine T6. With 320 horses and 400 Nm, can only be equipped with the all-wheel drive. That same condition is met on the engine T8 Twin-Engine, which is the hybrid alternative that includes an electric motor that moves the rear axle. There will be two gearboxes to choose from: the new manual gearbox of six speeds and the automatic eight gear that we saw in the XC90.
This new system makes the S90 in a vehicle, semi-autonomous on a highway. With the Pilot Assist turned on will correcting the trajectory of the vehicle to a speed of up to 130 km/h. Follow the marks of the roadway and in addition may resume the march if we are standing and the car in front starts to speed up or slow down if the vehicle that precedes us reduces its speed.
Volvo is a pioneer in security and wants to continue to prove it, for it equips this system that stops the car in case of a possible collision. But on this occasion, the City Safety is also capable of detect large animals that can be crossed on the road. In case of risk of collision, the vehicle alerts the driver and automatically brakes in the event that it is necessary.
Source – Volvo
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