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Volvo makes a bold statement with XC90 SUV

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Volvo makes a bold statement with XC90 SUV

The Swedish brand, currently owned by the Chinese carmaker Geely, aims to splash its way back into the top roster of large SUVs once it releases the next generation of its XC90 flagship.

The automaker is cleverly teasing the features of the next XC90 by releasing bits and pieces of information – we saw the interior images, we know much about the infotainment system of the car – which employs Apple’s CarPlay.

Now, the maker says its XC90 SUV was engineered to be “the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV,” also releasing the first details on the powertrain variants to become available when sales begin.

“There are no compromises when you drive an all-new XC90,” said Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research and Development of Volvo Car Group. “In the past you could either have power or low CO2 emissions. But with the all-new XC90 you can have both.”

The extremes are big, even as the maker has swayed off from the traditional style of increasing displacement and the number of cylinders – all engines available will be part of the four-cylinder Drive-E family. No worries though, as the top of the range will boast 400 HP thanks to a 2.0-liter inline-four featuring both a supercharger and a turbocharger, while also being a plug-in hybrid. On the other end of the spectrum, the turbodiesel should offer outstanding mileage – with a combined fuel economy of 56 mpg.

 

by Aurel Niculescu (my Google+) - Thursday, July 10th, 2014 - filed under News, Technology, Volvo. Image credit: .
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