Volvo S90 launched in India, priced at INR 53.5 lakh

04/11/2016 - 17:31 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Deliveries to commence in December.

The Volvo S90 has officially landed in India for a price of INR 53.5 lakh (pre-Octroi, ex-showroom Mumbai). The Volvo S80 successor is an executive luxury saloon that competes with the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF and the Mercedes E-Class.

Volvo S90 India launch
The Volvo S90 is imported in the CBU form from Torslanda, Sweden.

The Volvo S90 measures 4,963 mm in length, 1,879 mm in width (2,019 mm including door mirrors) and 1,443 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 4,963 mm and a ground clearance of 152 mm. The S90 is the longest car in its segment. It is available in only model - D4, and in only one trim level - Inscription. Internationally, though, the flagship saloon is available in five models - D4 (diesel), D5 (diesel), T5, (petrol), T6 (petrol) and T8 (petrol-electric plug-in hybrid).

On the outside, the Volvo S90 features the latest evolution of the Volvo Iron Mark logo and the waterfall grille, along with Thor's Hammer full-LED headlights, puddle lights, 10-spoke, 18-inch Silver/Diamond Cut wheels, boot lid spoiler and twin tailpipes. Four colour choices are available: Magic Blue metallic, Crystal White pearl, Black Black metallic and Mussel Blue metallic.

The distinctive Scandinavian design is seen inside the car too. Power-operated Comfort seats are standard and feature Fine Nappa leather upholstery. The sumptuous Blond in Blond white-themed interior is embellished with Linear Walnut inlays. As for the latest technologies, the S90 is very advanced with features like head-up display, 12-inch driver display, 9-inch Sensus infotainment system with navigation and Apple CarPlay and 19-speaker Premium Sound audio system by Bowers and Wilkins.

Volvo S90 unveiling event India
The Volvo S90 is available only in the D4 model currently, but a more powerful model (D5) will be added to the range next year.

Also Read: IAB's Volvo S90 Review

The Volvo S90 is powered by a 2.0-litre twin-turbo four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 140 kW (190 hp) at 4,250 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 1,750-2,500 rpm. Power is sent to the front wheels via the 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. Deliveries of the Volvo S90 D4 Inscription will start in December. Sometime next year, the D5 model with the 173 kW (235 hp) 2.0-litre twin-turbo four-cylinder diesel engine will be introduced.

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