On July 25, the new Volvo S90 was launched, with three models and a price range of 406,900-505,900 Yuan. The car’s interior and exterior design, powertrain and other basic continuation of the current model, but in the comfort configuration and active and passive safety upgrades.
Specifically, the car still follows the Volvo family design language, the overall very low-profile, its body dimensions of 5090 * 1879 * 1450 mm, wheelbase 3061 mm, reaching the standard of medium to a large sedan.
So compared with the current model, what are the major improvements in the new car?
First, the new S90 is equipped with curved ergonomic seats jointly developed with experts from the Royal Swedish Medical Academy, making it easier for rear passengers to travel.
Second, the latest “Hi-Spring” silent technology carpet and privacy glass, the safety and quietness of the cabin continue to screw upgrade, safe and quiet ride.
In terms of active and passive safety, the new car comes standard with a Pilot Assist pilotage assistance system, 0-130km/h adaptive centering cruise, covering more daily practical scenarios.
When the system determines the risk of an imminent collision and the driver does not react in time, the system can automatically apply the brakes to the vehicle, thus protecting the occupants and pedestrians.
In addition, the car is equipped with CLEANZONE Scandinavian clean cockpit, natural logs and ergonomic premium Nappa seats, with the prestigious Bowers & Wilkins audio and Orrefors crystal gear lever of Swedish national treasure craftsmanship, highlighting the luxury and elegance.
In other aspects, the car is equipped with the world’s first built-in native Android car system based on the joint development of Volvo Cars and Google, ensuring smooth use, as well as a rich application ecology such as Huawei App Market and KDDI’s intelligent voice recognition system, which can realize 60+ full-scene dialogues.
Power follows the current model, equipped with 2.0T + 48V configuration, matched with 8AT transmission, using the front double wishbone rear multi-link suspension, in addition to the RECHARGE model, the new car are equipped with FSD variable damping shock technology, bringing a better sense of support and comfort, coupled with 4C adaptive chassis and air suspension to enhance driving pleasure.
The car will compete with the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6L, etc., Cadillac CT6 and other luxury midsize sedans after its launch. Although the price of more than 400,000 seems not low, but Volvo’s concessions have always been very strong, so the S90 has become one of the most cost-effective luxury sedans.