New Volvo V90 2016 release date and price

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The Swedish company Volvo is planning to release a new model 2016 Volvo V90. A full-sized wagon will be built on the same platform with the Volvo’s flagship S90, which will replace the E-class sedan S80. According to Volvo top manager Dennis Nobelius, the new product will be very similar to futuristic Volvo V90 concept Estate, presented at the Geneva motor show.

2016 Volvo V90 review

Having invested in the development of a modular SPA platform and Drive-E motors about $ 11 billion, Volvo is actually starting to re-shape their lineup. “The lineup of a new era”, as said by the Swedes. The first was a full-size crossover Volvo XC90.

After it, in 2016 will appear flagship sedan Volvo S90, which will replace the Volvo S80 sedan. A year later, or probably the same year Volvo is going to put on the conveyor Volvo V90 wagon, which will be a direct competitor to the representatives of the Big German luxury three: Mercedes-Benz E-class, BMW 5-series and Audi A6.

2016 Volvo V90 will be equipped with 4-cylinder turbocharged engines with supercharger (so called twincharger) pairing with 8-speed automatic transmission. Diesel engines will be available for Europe. The drivetrain layout of the car will be certainly AWD-only.

The car is expected to be technicaly exact to Volvo S90. The only difference will be the body type and therefore the length of the car.

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Volvo V90 2016 release date

Before the release of the new flagship is still too much time. The company has not revealed plans on participation of pre-production model in motor shows. It is expected that the model will reach the stage of production in 2017. Before that the sample will be shown on one of the auto shows at the end of 2016.

However, there are certain speculations that V90 will be released right after S90 sedan.

At first the car will be presented in Sweden on 18 February, 2016 and in March it will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show.

Release date: 2016

 Volvo V90 2016 price

The exact pricing of upcoming Volvo V90 is unknown yet, but it should be comparable with sedan version of the car – Volvo S90, and to be expected around $50000 for the basic version.

Sales of the model should start in September 2016, three months after the S90 sedan. Initially, the car will be available in three trim versions: Kinetic, Momentum and Inscription. Later, Volvo will begin offering sports version named R-Design.

2016 Volvo V90 exterior

Despite the fact that Volvo V90 appears only in 2016, its appearance is no longer a secret, as it would be based on the concept car Volvo Estate Concept shown this spring at the Geneva motor show. According to the Volvo Director of advanced development Dennis Nobelius, Volvo Estate Concept go into production with minimal changes.

The Swedish company Volvo is planning to release a new model 2016 Volvo V90. A full-sized wagon will be built on the same platform with the Volvo’s flagship S90, which will replace the E-class sedan S80. According to Volvo top manager Dennis Nobelius, the new product will be very similar to futuristic Volvo V90 concept Estate, presented at the Geneva motor show.

It is reported that the Volvo V90 will get wheelbase extended in 5 inches, sharing it entirely with the S90 sedan. It is made to increase the amount of luggage room and make interior more spacious.

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2016 Volvo V90 interior

The interior of V90 will be identical to S90 and very similar to XC90 SUV. It features large touchscreen display used not only for entertainment systems but also for climate control and other features of the car. The car also get a completely new dashboard, steering wheel and optional shift knob made of сut glass, just like the SUV. The interior is also features extreme high material quality and attention to details. Special Volvo front and rear seats specially designed for best comfort and safety in case of collisions.

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2016 Volvo V90 engine

As for the engines, it will be four-cylinder motors of the Drive-E, borrowed from Volvo XC90 crossover: two-liter gasoline turbocharged engine with supercharger producing over 320 HP and a two-liter turbodiesel engine rated at 225 HP (which probably will be unavailable for North American market).

2016 Volvo V90 hybrid

There are also a certain possibility of T8 plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Volvo V90 equipped with 2,0-liter turbocharged engine and electric motor. The total output of powertrain will be over 400 HP.

The production of wagon, most likely, will be launched in China at the same factory in Daqing city, where in 2016 a flagship sedan Volvo S90 will be put on the conveyor.

2016 Volvo V90 diesel

More likely, there will be at least two diesel engines available for European customers. Both has 4 cylinders and 2-liter displacement. The first one will be naturally aspirated D4 engine producing 190 HP. The second one will have two turbochargers which increase its output to 225 HP.

Volvo’s new concept of sales

It is important to note that recently the representatives of Volvo announced a new global strategy of product promotion. According to this, the Swedish automaker can be sold vehicles, including 2016 Volvo V90, over the network resources of the Internet to customers in different countries. Also Volvo is planned to optimize the costs of promotional activities. In the near future, the automaker is going to participate in world’s largest car dealerships with no more than one exhibit in each region during the year.

2016 Volvo V90 images

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