Volvo has updated petrol models of the S90, the V90 and the XC90 with a revised T5 turbocharged motor. The entire 90 Series cars (including the V90 Cross Country version) have been updated in the UK with more power and refinement.
Tuned to deliver 250bhp and an impressive 350Nm of torque, the T5 motor is matched as standard to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The T5 is a member of the new Drive-E engines, and is further evidence of Volvo's continued focus on petrol engine technology. The 2.0-litre, four-cylinder unit is compact, with aluminium and aluminium alloy extensively used in its construction.
It benefits from several advanced technologies, including a variable valve system that supports driveability as well as overall efficiency, advanced combustion control and measures to reduce power losses through internal friction. The single-scroll turbocharger uses exhaust gases to force more air through the induction system, increasing the engine's responsiveness to driver inputs.
The S90, the V90 and the XC90 models with this new spec of the petrol engine is now on sale in the UK.