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New Volvo XC90: secrets reindeer

Swedish second-generation crossover – easy , 4 – cylinder engine and the smell of ” apple .” Rent a car in Baku

Rumor has it that the north holds many mysteries . One of them is partially revealed by Volvo test track in the Arctic: a narrow circle of journalists in secrecy showed preproduction XC90. Information about one of the most anticipated cars of this year , British media reported .

Crossover is built upon a new scalable chassis SPA (Scalable Product Architecture). It consists of five sections , with four dimensions ( front and rear overhang, cabin and luggage compartment ) can be varied. Engine compartment fixed in size , the distance from the front axle and the floor near the front passenger footwell – 593 mm . Crossover in full advantage of ” trolley “. At length he reached over 100 mm to about 4.9 m, became wider and lower . Salon, allegedly now significantly roomier , especially noticeable increase in the second and third row of seats . Increased and the amount of luggage . Platform , for the most part , made ​​of high-strength steels , aluminum and applied only in the front suspension , but Hakan Ivarsson , technical project manager, assured : “Ninety ” will be the lightest in its class.

Scalable Product Architecture is designed only for completely new 4- cylinder engines (the most powerful – petrol turbo and a mechanical compressor develops 300 hp ), but adapted for the use of a hybrid power plant , including the type of plug-in, as well as an all-electric powertrain. With high probability appears XC90, which axle is driven by a conventional internal combustion engine , and back – electric motor. Improve fuel economy by 15-35 % depending on the modification .

Interior company demonstirovala another teaser images last fall. The lion’s share of physical keys on the virtual replace huge 9.5 -inch tablet , center console , from which you can control the climate , navigation, entertainment system and Apple CarPlay phone. XC90 will catch the complex systems of active and passive safety , created under the plan of Vision 2020: The Swedes philanthropists are hoping that in 2020 no one suffered serious injuries in their machines .

Showing SUV general public will be held later this year .