The Volvo manufacturer has given its 2018 Volvo S90 a significant update. After, the popular XC60 SUV, whose sales are on fire, the Volvo is set to release yet another sedan which might even be more interesting in 2018. Well, just like any other corporation, the Volvo has its ups and downs.
The predecessor of the model might not have performed very well in the market, which might have been the reason why it was effectively discontinued after less than a year later. However, with no doubt, the 2018 Volvo S90 will strike the market with a thud, aiming to compete with the global luxury leaders. Here is all you need to know on this awaited model.
2018 Volvo S90 – Interior and Exterior Redesign
The seats in the Volvo tradition are always comfortable and supportive; the rear seats have a deluxe armrest, as well as the electric rear and side sunshades. The legroom has been stretched by 4.7inches to 40.5. Besides, the base of this model is of high quality and pleasant to touch.
The Volvo S90 has also been equipped with an Apple carPlay and Android auto functionality, four –zone automatic climate control, a larger 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster as well as a Sensus infotainment system, with navigation as well as an audio system with 10 speakers.
The Volvo’s push for self-driving technology is admirable. The semi-autonomous system is standard, by combining features such as the lane keeping assist as well as the adaptive cruise control.
The Volvo’s striking design makes the 2018 Volvo S90 a visual knockout. It has a wider grille, optional 20-inch alloy wheels, the fog lights designed with quality led lighting as well as thin tail lamps curve around the edges of the rear fascia. The 2018 Volvo S90 is also more appearing with the new stretched design.
Engine and Performance
Under the hood, the new sedan will use the powerful 2.0 liters in-line 4-cylinder engine with a horsepower of 250 and a 258 lb-ft torque. The company’s eight-speed automatic shifts quickly and smoothly. This powerful engine will be able to go around 34 miles. Besides, the drivetrain will be available with FWD and AWD systems.
The second engine is 2.0-liter supercharged & turbocharged inline-4 that produce 316 horsepower at 5,700 rpm. This engine will have the fuel economy of 22/31 mpg on (all-wheel drive).
Price and Release Expectation
The company is yet to communicate on the official price and release date. However, we anticipate the 2018 Volvo S90 to arrive soon in the showrooms all over the world. They are however expected in the market early next year. According to a reliable source, this model will cost around $48, 000. Well, this price is quite low for a classic and luxury sedan.
Well, the new S90 retains what we loved about the previous model and adds what we anticipate. The stretch on this sedan gives more legroom and a more luxury in the back seats.