All new 2015 Volvo XC90

All new big Volvo SUV revealed

By Shahzad Sheikh

2015 Volvo XC90

Volvo has revealed its all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 boasting completely new styling and design. It’s taken three years and $11billion to bring this car into being and it heralds a new design direction for future Volvos – in fact they claim they’re not just launching a car, but relaunching their 87-year old brand.

2015 Volvo XC90

The new XC90 will debut at the Paris Motor Show and go on sale in Europe in October with deliveries in May – I’d expect it to hit our market in the second half of 2015.

2015 Volvo XC90

It will be offered with a range of 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines with a 400bhp range-topper combining a supercharger and turbocharger.

2015 Volvo XC90

Being a Volvo there is a lot of emphasis on safety, both passive with advanced seat and seatbelt technology and active with drivers’ aids including auto braking and autonomous drive features.

2015 Volvo XC90

Inside there is a tablet-like touch screen in the centre console and does away with buttons. There are of course plenty of luxury touches including soft leather and wood, plus a gear lever made of crystal glass from Orrefors and diamond-cut controls for the start-stop button and volume control – must-haves in Dubai!

2015 Volvo XC90

It’s a seven seater with, it’s claimed, space for average-sized adults in the third row. They’ll all be entertained by a Bowers & Wilkins 19-speaker sound system featuring 1400 Watts – and in a first, features air-ventilated subwoofers that are integrated into the car body turning the whole interior space into a giant subwoofer (so says the press release)!

2015 Volvo XC90

This new Volvo XC90 sounds perfect for our region, or it would be if they could just stick a V8 back in there!

2 responses to “All new 2015 Volvo XC90”

  1. Essa says:

    Wow, I think you can still drive it back home after rolling over lol.

  2. sam says:

    2-litre engine ?? will the air-conditioners be able to sufficiently cool the cabin in our desert heat

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