2018 Volvo XC90

The second generation of the safest, most comfortable and most highbrow crossover from the country north winds. After 12 years, a fine 2018 Volvo XC90 «conceives” era in the Swedish automotive industry.

Long life cycle – for over 12 years and 600,000 copies sold around the world, inspired by the company’s engineers 2018 Volvo to design and build better “northerner”.

2018 Volvo XC90 is built on the new Scalable Module Architecture (SPA) modular platform. The development of the latter took more than 4 years, but thanks to its versatility, this platform will also form the basis of other models of the Swedish concern and will pay for all the costs of its development. Regarding the crossover is longer and wider than its predecessor, “throwing off” with 195 kg of excess weight. Exterior design is beautiful enough, brutal and a bit conservative. Two clusters headlight LED lights share the daylight, in the shape of Thor’s hammer. 17 vertical stripes adorn the massive grille, with the company logo in the middle. Carefully “the bottom line is supplied aluminum front bumper splitter and sharp-edged fog. Side, can be mounted on the wheel discs in the range of 19 and 22 inches. The back part is decorated with vertical D-shaped headlights and conservative forms of rear bumper with two exhaust pipes.

Despite their unique custom design, especially the front, slightly reminiscent of a hybrid Audi Q7 and BMW X5.

Interior 2018 Volvo XC90 seemed spacious deck of a luxury yacht, where everything is decorated with natural leather with beautiful stitching and a first-class teak wood. In addition to this, the interior is very comfortable and equipped with the latest technology, like sitting in a square concept. The center console is installed 9.5-inch touchscreen “tablet” with a user-friendly interface. Yeshe one display “hidden” on the driver’s console.

The original design is different and gearshift lever, which is made of glass by the Swedish company Orrefors. Diamond cut decorate handle ignition and adjust driving modes. The crossover is also equipped with a sound system 19 speakers Bowers & Wilkins subwoofer and an air ventilation, in effect creating a resonance chamber. Individual sliding seats of the second and third rows have become a very practical solution. A large number of advanced electronic security systems – that’s the main ace “up his sleeve” of the company. 10 airbags, emergency braking, night vision systems, prevention of “departure” from the road, autonomous parking system, automatic seat belts, and other systems.

Under the hood will be installed exclusively XC90 2.0 – liter four-cylinder engine in the gasoline, diesel and hybrid variations. The most powerful, the hybrid version will have about 400 hp power that exceeds its predecessor with figures 4.4 – liter Yamaha V8. Even in a normal configuration crossover performance will not give in to such models as the Mercedes CLA45 AMG and Alfa Romeo 4C.

First «Party» 2018 Volvo XC90 will be numbered 1927 cars and will be sold for pre-orders on the Internet. Car assembly will take place in China.

It only remains to wait whether the 2018 Volvo XC90 will be able to express themselves during this test drive , as the new benchmark for the premium segment.