The Volvo XC90 is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV produced by Volvo Cars since it is the Detroit Motor Show 2002. It is based on the Volvo P2 platform, shared with the first generation Volvo S80 and other large Volvo cars. Volvo’s top-selling vehicle in the United States, the XC90 is also Volvo’s best selling model worldwide in 2005 with 85,994 cars sold.
In January 2001 North American International Auto Show, hosted in Detroit, Volvo showcased adventure Concept Car to gauge reaction to the styling and features of its upcoming SUV. Then in November 2001, Volvo released a picture showing disturbance frontal styling of the production version, titled XC90. Notable as Volvo’s first SUV model, the styling of the XC90 concept. The full XC90 unveiling occurred in January 2002 at the North American International Auto Show. Production began in October 2002 after Volvo’s traditional mid-year shutdown, with the first XC90s coming out of the Torslanda factory in Sweden.
Volvo XC90 Design
The new XC90 has a completely redesigned chassis, with both a smooth, solid ride and sharp increases and results in mind. The vehicle features a double wishbone front suspension and a new link rear axle incorporating a new transverse leaf spring, made of lightweight materials. The new XC90 can also be equipped with electronically controlled air suspension with a choice of five living.
An interior of a 9 “tablet-like touch screen control console, which is in the middle of an all-new, user grace, almost-free in-car control system. This, along with the steering wheel controls and voice- control system, which is linked to Volvo’s new Sensus user interface, which allows for, among other things, access to a wide selection of cloud-based applications such as Internet radio, connected navigation, availability and pay for parking, music streaming, and the ability to mirror Apple and Android devices at the touch screen display, and a Wi-Fi hot spot for using a tablet in the car. other features features a gear lever is made of glass from Orrefors badgers and diamond-cut gesture for the start / stop button and volume control, located on the center console between the driver and passenger seat.
The top-of-the-line audio system in the XC90 features a 1400W Class-D amplifier and 19 Bowers & Wilkins speakers. It is also one of the first air-ventilated subwoofers in a car. Integrated into the car body, it is all the interior space into a giant subwoofer. The new processing software is used to manage the children of the line and co-ordination of the speakers.
The vehicle’s seat has also been redesigned, resulting in more room for the second and third row passengers. The new seats are available with adjustable side bolsters, seat cushion extension and massage. The second row features three individual seats with sprawl adjustment. The zoom can be used to create more leg room for passengers in the third row or to increase loading space. An integrated child booster cushion in the middle seat.
Volvo XC90 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and updates
The Volvo XC90 was updated for 2007 with a restyled front and rear and a revised interior. The 235 hp (175 kW; 238 PS) 3.2 L SI6 straight-6 engine replaces the 208 hp (155 kW; 211 PS) long B524T2 5 is the base model for the US market. The 2007 XC90 debuted in April 2006 at the New York Auto Show. For the 2009 model year, the XC90 received a new rear logo, featuring large lettering with the spaces between the wider “Volvo” letters. In 2010, all XC90 models painted wheel arches (previously they were cheating). In addition, a new, large, circular Volvo logo on the front grille. For the 2012 model year, new LED tail-light on the models, although the entry-level models retain the previous trend.
For 2013, the XC90 received a cosmetic tell our standard LED daytime running lights and taillights, and an exterior touchup has seen the addition of body color bumpers, rocker panels, and new silver trim to replace the black plastic has been used previously. The relief model goes on sale during late spring 2012 Dram price was US $ 40,395 for a front-wheel drive model Dram. For the 2014 model year the base price is US $ 39,700.
Volvo XC90 Classic
The first generation Volvo XC90 will continue to be sold in China as the “XC Classic”. It will be produced in a new Volvo factory located in Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, with the necessary tooling was shipped to Sweden.
Volvo XC90 Plug-in Hybrid
The plug-in hybrid version of the XC90 is based on the use of the Volvo V60 PHEV. The vehicle level of 64 g / km of CO2 and has a white light power range of 40 km (24 mi). Normal drivers are conducted in the default mode hybrid, but the driver can push a button to switch to the mode you are using only electric power, quiet, emission-free driving. The battery is situated in the center of the board can be powered using an electric vehicle charger and can also store energy by means of regenerative braking. Volvo said XC90 T8 offering no passengers or cargo space to get the monument equipment.
Volvo XC90 Safety
As with all Volvo models, the car’s safety is a key part of its design. The Volvo XC90’s front end is necessary to extend the effect section and also deflect any pedestrians up on the hood of the car rather than under the vehicle. Volvo has established the unique structure of the section you are renowned crumple zones, and predetermined conditions for the engine and other ancillaries during a frontal impact. The XC90’s roof is reinforced with ultra-high-strength steel to help prevent a collapse in the hole in the event of a roll over. This Volvo system is called Rops, and are closely associated with the roll Stability Control (RSC), Electronic Stability Control (DSTC), and sips systems and Volvo to visit the effect of a pending accident.
The Volvo XC90 has been designed on purpose to absorb impact energy, but also those who are protected by a whiplash protection system. This Volvo whips system cradles all of the panacea when they are jolted when a rear end accident. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Volvo XC90 Top Safety pick award. The XC90 was given the IIHS’s highest rating of “good” in front, side, rear and roof strength tests and has Electronic Stability Control as Volvo XC90 standard equipment to receive the award.