Volvo Auto India has launched the all-new V90 Cross Country at an extremely belligerent price of Rs. 60 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, India) in the country. It was launched by Bollywood Superstar Randeep Hooda and Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India. The Swedish automaker, alongside the launch, also inaugurated a new dealership Scandia Motorcars in Delhi. This is the company's fourth facility in the NCR region and 18th in the country. As for the V90 Cross Country, it is the estate version of V90 sedan with several sporty elements.
Speaking about the new car and the dealership, Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, said, "Volvo V90 Cross Country is an embodiment of a perfect 'Get Away'. The car remarkable off-roading experience, on-road comfort and luxury. It is designed for Indian road conditions and is in sync with the new-age luxury customer's lifestyle of seeing a weekend escape. The car is equipped with features that is unparalleled in the segment and, as part of the product strategy to provide feature-rich standard equipment, we expect V90 Cross Country to bring a healthy contribution to out portfolio." The Volvo V90 Cross Country comes with several exquisite features in form of panoramic sunroof, radar guided active safety, rear air suspension, and 19 speaker Bowers and Wilkins Sound system etc. to name a few.
The V90 Cross Country would bridge the gap between S90 sedan and XC90 SUV in the Indian market. It has ground clearance increased by 60mm, which is now 210mm, with water wading capacity of 300mm. Being powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel motor, it packs a maximum power of 232bhp and peak torque of 480Nm. The engine is linked to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with power being evenly transmitted to the all the four wheels via an AWD system. "The Volvo marquee is gaining significance in India's largest luxury car market and with the opening of our flagship facility Scandia Motorcars in Delhi NCR the brand will unfold its potential to become a significant luxury player." Mr. Bonsdorff added.