2017 Volvo S90 interior, redesign
Volvo, the Swedish multinational vehicle manufacturing firm is currently working on its all-new S90 model that is destined to replace its much popular S80 series. First introduced in 1996, Volvo S90 was later replaced by S80 which became the epitome of luxury vehicles developed by the automobile company over next two decades. Now as there is news about the development of the new 2017 Volvo S90, experts believe that it is going to transform the midsize luxury car segment and follow the legacy of what second-generation XC90 accomplished for SUV sector. We expect that this new sedan will be packed with a horde of cool design elements and include all latest technological features.
While it is still too early to say anything about the structure and configuration of new 2017 Volvo S90 model, we still thought it would be a good thing to explore all the various probabilities. So let’s have a look at what we might expect with this new vehicle.
2017 Volvo S90: Redesign Exterior and Interior
It is all likely that 2017 Volvo S90 will have more stylish features than that of SUV XC90. While the basic structure and shape of this new car will be similar, it can gain some inches at key points. The body lines will be somewhat different and side skirts will have a more sculptured look. There can also be a newly designed engine hood along with slightly reshaped waistline. The most striking differences will be seen with the front fascia. Its grille is going to have a slimmer and wider front. A remodeled front bumper is going to give this sedan a sporty and elegant appearance.
2017 Volvo S90 interiors will take many cues from the prestigious XC90 model, although a different dashboard along with a restructured center console can be expected in this new car. The flamed-birch wood trim is going to add a touch of classy and luxury to the interiors. There is also a greater chance for this car to have more inner room. It will also come with a large touchscreen and a host of infotainment features. Among the new generation technologies that we can see in this car will be the Cross Traffic Alert and Park Assist Pilot. The Cross Traffic Alert can detect approaching cars on either side from a distance of 90 feet. The Park Assist Pilot can easily pull the car in and out of parallel parking spots.
2017 Volvo S90: Engine Specs
As 2017 Volvo S90 is going to operate on same SPA platform like SUV XC90, it is likely that they will have similar engine systems. It can have both diesel and gasoline 4-cylinder engines along with a potent T8 hybrid model. The D4 turbo diesel engine can generate 295 pound-feet and 190 horsepower and the D5 can produce 346 pound-feet and 225 horsepower. The T8 Hybrid can produce about 472 pound-feet and 400 horsepower.
2017 Volvo S90: Release Date, Price, Competitors
2017 Volvo S90 will be probably released sometime in 3rd or 4th quarter of 2016. There is currently no news about the vehicle’s probable price range. This car is likely going to face competition from the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and 2014 BMW 5 Series.