Volvo India has launched the limited edition of the XC90 flagship SUV, the XC90 Excellence Lounge, at INR 1.42 crore (ex-showroom, India). India is one the select markets worldwide to get this flagship SUV in its top-of-the-line variant.
The Volvo XC90 Excellence Lounge is based on the XC90 Lounge Console concept from Auto Shanghai 2015. Unique to this model is a three-seat layout which ups the luxury quotient of the already feature-rich SUV. It allows one of the rear seat passengers an extraordinary legroom as the front passenger seat has been replaced with a powered rising leg-rest which also comprises a fold-away 12.9-inch touch-screen and lockable storage compartments.
Furthermore, it gets an integrated 13" tablet, electrically reclined and adjustable seats. The rear-seat passengers also get luxury massage functionality. A pop-up screen located between the rear seats operates massage, ventilation and heating/cooling functions. The XC90 Excellence Lounge trim also offers an exclusive set of crystal glasses and special champagne flute holders. It also comes kitted with an in-car refrigerator provided between the seats. Its central armrest gets pop-out tray tables.
In terms of mechanicals, the Volvo XC90 Excellence Lounge runs on an exclusive T8 Twin Engine hybrid system which combines a 320 PS 2.0-litre turbocharged and supercharged petrol motor which works in tandem with an 88 PS electric motor. The electric motors delivers power to the rear wheels, while the ICE propels the front wheels.
Volvo India will sell the XC90 Excellence Lounge in limited numbers.