Volvo car Japan has launched their flagship seven-seater SUV, the XC90 for 7,740,000 Yen (Rs 44.38 lakh). Volvo’s latest iteration of the XC90 runs on a new generation platform and has adopted the scalable product architecture (SPA).
Highlights of the exteriors are that the SUV now adopts LED headlights that incorporate a T-shaped lamp and a sharp shoulder line. Interiors use the finest of materials and include a 12.3-inch driver display, heads-up display, and a touch-screen center display. As with all Volvos, in addition to all the upgrades, there’s a dramatic improvement of the safety features too. It comes equipped with run-off load protection and ‘Intersection Support’ (turns right when the oncoming vehicle is detected.
The top end T8 AWD Inscription version is a hybrid that combines a 65kW electric motor with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder direct-injection turbocharged engine that produces a total of 407bhp and 640Nm of torque. While the T5 version uses a 2.0-litre direct-injection turbo motor that has an output of 254bhp and 350Nm, the T6 mid variant makes 320bhp and 400Nm. All motors come mated to the eight-speed automatic transmission.
Volvo’s XC90 will be available to buyers in crystal white pearl and a series of metallic colours called luminous sand, magic blue, twilight bronze, ember black and onyx black.