Volvo presented at the NAIAS in Detroit international exhibition to be held in January 2016, the plug-in hybrid Volvo S90, the commitment of the brand to the premium sedan segment.
The new Volvo S90, with a length of 4.96 meters, hit the market with two diesel, D4 and D5 options of 190 and 235 horses, a gasoline 320 hp T6 and T8 with plug-in hybrid system developed for the XC90, with a power of 407 horses.
The mechanics of the new S90 combines a gasoline engine Drive T8-E two-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder that drives the front wheels with an electric motor of 87 hp (65 kW) coupled to the rear axle and powered by a battery Lithium ion 9.2 kWh nominal capacity (6.7 kWh usable). The combination of the two engines, linked by a 8-speed automatic transmission, offering a maximum power of 407 hp system.
The new model of the Swedish brand comes with a set of advanced semi-autonomy, the Pilot Assist, which keeps the hybrid vehicle aligned within the track marks up to speeds of 130 km / h.
The S90 also introduces a new global role for City Safety, a system able to detect larger animals, such as deer and horses, both night and day. Technology offers an intuitive warning and brake assist to avoid a collision.
President and CEO of Volvo, Håkan Samuelsson said “With 11,000 million investment over the past five years we have not only reinvented what Volvo Cars can be, but we are delivering on our promise of renewal of the mark” .
Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine, the new plug-in hybrid