The automaker from Sweden is preparing one great competitor for the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E-Class and Jaguar XF – the all new 2016 Volvo S90.
Exterior and interior design
The all-new 2016 Volvo S90 is coming to replace the S80 sedan later this year. New model is based on the same chassis technology as the Volvo XC90, and its styling is expected to be influenced by the Volvo Concept Coupe. This new five-door saloon is based on the automaker’s SPA platform (Scalable Product Architecture). How we have found out the new S90 is promising a lot. It comes with smooth and soft body lines and branded front part. We could see its front part redesigned in the form of the letter T with improved daytime running lamps and powerful grille. Interior of the new S90 will be made of the highest quality materials like genuine wood and premium level leather to ensure the best and the most comfortable riding conditions. Headroom for the rear passengers will be quite big. This cabin will be one of the best cabins available, with comfortable seats and majoring in interior space. We could also expect to see a large screen for the entertainment system and digital dash.
2016 Volvo S90 powertrain
Under the hood of new 2016 Volvo S90 we could expect engine similar to the one in the XC90. That means a T8 hybrid which uses a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter petrol power unit with a rear-mounted electric motor. In addition, new Volvo will offer and two diesel engines- D4 and D5. The D5 power unit is capable to produce 222 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of torque. When linked to an AWD system, it achieves 47mpg. The D4 engine produces 187 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. In FWD system this power unit achieves up to 56mpg.
Release date and price
How we have found out, the new 2016 Volvo S90 price will probably start at $30,000. There are big expectations that the car will go on sale in the second half of 2015.