Revealing the Volvo S90 by the Volvo Cars at Detroit Motor Show, indicates that the brand is marking a giant step forward in the premium sedan club. The Swedish automaker is known for its SUVs and estates, but with the launch of the S90 Volvo, it is clear that the Volvo Cars is intentionally onto shaking up the premium sedan segment with its distinctive executive class sedan.
On this occasion, Mr Hakan Samuelsson, President & CEO, Volvo Car Group said, “With the launch of the XC90 we made a clear statement of intent. We are now clearly and firmly in the game. With $11 USD billion of investment over the past five years we have not only reimagined what Volvo Cars can be – we are now delivering on our promise of a resurgent and relevant Volvo Cars brand.”
Adding to this, Mr Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India says, “We in India are very excited with the global unveiling of the S90. After the success of the XC90, we are confident that the All-New S90 will capture the imagination of the discerning luxury sedan customer in India. S90 flagship luxury sedan features the brand’s new design language with Thor’s Hammer LED light signature. In India, we will unveil the car and price in the 4th quarter of 2016 and the deliveries are planned thereafter.”
“The S90 has taken a big stride forwards in terms of driving dynamics, performance and ride. We have completely redesigned the Volvo driving experience from the ground up to deliver a sense of precision, engaging control and comfort,” said Dr Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, Research & Development at Volvo Car Group.
This S90 will be offered with a clean and powerful T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain and one of the most luxuriously appointed interiors and connected infotainment systems in the large sedan segment. The Volvo Cars also introduce a world first function to City Safety in the S90 “large animal detection”, a system capable of detecting large animals on course of the drive, night or day.
The Volvo S90 is equipped with a range of new technologies from cutting edge safety features to cloud-based apps, this model describes the proof of Swedish brand’s continuing transformation. The The new Volvo S90 comes with an advanced semi-autonomous drive feature, “Pilot Assist”. This feature gives gentle steering inputs to keep the car properly aligned within lane markings up to the speed of 130kmph. Pilot assist is indeed another step towards a full autonomous drive system – a key innovation area for the Volvo.