The New Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

  • Exterior refinements: more elegant with new grille, bumpers, rear lights, door mirrors (with side indicators), colour-coded side trim mouldings and door handles.
  • Upgraded interior: new materials and trim, including Sovereign Hide soft leather upholstery with perforated inlays and contrasting stitching, revised centre console with new display, audio with MP3/WMA format compatibility and i-Pod connection.
  • New engines: V8 (315PS) and six-cylinder 3.2-litre (238PS), (2.5T and T6 deleted).
  • World-class audio system: 650W Premium Sound audio system available with Dynaudio speakers and Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound.
  • Upgraded satellite navigation: new system using a hard disk (instead of DVD) for faster response and provides more information.
  • New Park Assist Camera: for greater convenience when reversing.
  • Active Bi-xenon headlights: that move 15 degrees either way to help give the driver a better view of the road ahead.
  • Prices and availability: Makes UK debut at British International Motor Show in July when it is also due to arrive in showrooms. Prices and specifications to be announced in early summer.

Three years after its launch, a new, enhanced 2007 model Volvo XC90 will make its UK debut at the British International Motor Show in July, when it is also expected to arrive in Volvo showrooms.

Thanks to its great design with flexible, seven-seat interior and car-like driving characteristics, Volvo revolutionised the SUV market when the XC90 went on sale in 2003. It was an instant success and has rapidly become Volvo's best-selling model globally. Now, to enhance the XC90’s appeal further Volvo is introducing a new XC90 with more refinement, desirability and performance.

"We have elevated the sensation of luxury car comforts and are deliberately moving the XC90 upmarket in the premium segment with the new Volvo XC90," says Frederik Arp, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation. "We have listened closely to our customers and refined the XC90 to boost our competitiveness. We already have a winning design, but have introduced more sophisticated lines and materials and a better driving experience - but without compromising safety," continues Arp.

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Published 20 April 2006 Melanie Carter

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