2015 Volvo XC90 Interior, Performance, Exterior Styling, SPA Paltform

2015 Volvo XC90 Overview

This mid-size luxury crossover is one of the first attempts made by Volvo to enter growing luxury SUV market. This manufacturer is famous for its comfortable and functional family station wagons. First luxury crossover made by Volvo debuted on 2002 North American Auto Show. Model we’re writing about here is the first second generation XC90, and the first completely new project since the beginning of cooperation between Volvo and Geely, Chinese company that replaced Ford in parenting Swedish Volvo. new vehicle comes with numerous updates from shedding 275 pounds of weight, new platform and engine range to introduction of plug in hybrid model, which is the only seven seater plug in hybrid on the market.

2015 Volvo XC90
2015 Volvo XC90. Photo credits: http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2015-volvo-xc90-live-reveal/#image-78

2015 Volvo XC90 SPA Platform

This model is based on the new SPA platform that doesn’t mean that the new luxury crossover is going to come with a jacuzzi, and it stands for Scalable Product Architecture. This platform is going to be introduced in every Volvo model sold in the US and it is similar to VW’s MQB platform, and Jaguar’s iQ AI.

2015 Volvo XC90
2015 Volvo XC90. Photo credits: http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2015-volvo-xc90-live-reveal/#image-78

2015 Volvo XC90 Exterior Design

It comes with completely new design,never seen on any other Volvo vehicle before. It comes with combined handsome sportiness with an conservative and uptight line, that is more visible than in some other vehicles of its class. Hood is a bit bigger than in previous generation model, although second generation XC90 comes with smaller turbo-charged engine. It also comes with stylized Thor hammer daytime running lights, made in full LED technology. Taillights in the back are big and shinny and they go all the way up to the D pillars.

2015 Volvo XC90 interior
2015 Volvo XC90 interior. Photo credits: http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2015-volvo-xc90-live-reveal/#image-78

2015 Volvo XC90 Interior

You may or may not like this vehicle’s exterior design, but the interior is much better with its typical Scandinavian clean, airy and modern design. It comes with tablet-looking infotainment display and clean and easy infotainment interface. You can make this vehicle jump in the sound of base, from the Bowers & Wilkins with 19 speakers and 1,400 watt amplifiers. It comes with high quality materials, from premium leather to matte wood trim, bunch of very comfortable spaces and plenty of room in the third row.

2015 Volvo XC90 Performance

This model’s engines are produced in China by Geely. All engines are going to be the 2,0 liter inline four cylinders, but are going to run on diesel, gasoline or hybrid power, with diesel version still waiting to be confirmed for the American market. All of these engines are going to be combined with eight speed automatic transmission. Although small, these engines are going to come with at least 400 horsepower output, and are going to come close to Jaguar C-X75 when it comes to power.

Snowboard girl in Volvo XC90
Snowboard girl in Volvo XC90. Photo credits: http://www.gopixpic.com/850/snowboard-girl-in-volvo-xc90-stuck-snow/http:||www*carstuckgirls*com|snowboard_tour_006*jpg/



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