Volvo XC90 – the first SUV model in the history of the Swedish brand Volvo Car Corporation produced since 2002. The biggest vehicle market for the United States. We are currently working on a second generation model.
Volvo XC90 and was presented at the International Motor Show in Detroit in 2002. Volvo XC90 and uses a floor plate of the P2X designation, which is also used in models of S60, V70 and S80.
Vehicle was preceded by a concept called Adventure Concept Car unveiled in Detroit in 2001. In 2003, the car won the title of North American SUV of the Year 2003.
In the years 2004, 2006 and 2007 made minor stylistic changes, while winter 2006 year the first major facelift comprising mainly small touch-up appearance and adding a new drive unit 3.2 (petrol) and the Sport version.
In 2005, a modest offer included a petrol engine model V8-KE with a capacity of 4.4 liters and power 315hp constructed by the Japanese company Yamaha. In the same year he became the most popular model of this brand in the world.
In 2012, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary production of the car undergoes a minor upgrade. Changed include bumpers, sills, wheel arches and wheels. In a variation of the R-Design uses solid-color finish interior lights daytime running LED technology and 19-inch alloy.
Standard equipment includes vehicle Xenon headlights, reversing sensors, leather upholstery, radio CD, four airbags, curtain airbags for three rows of seats, automatic air conditioning, electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory, electrically adjustable and folding door mirrors, four electric windows, ABS and ESP and active Stability heel (RSC), DSTC, belt tensioners, the Dolby Prologic II. Optionally, the vehicle can be equipped with, among others, satellite navigation system and telephone.
In 2013, the manufacturer unveiled Signature Edition version based on the version of the R-Design which is the normal Volvo XC90 is distinguished by several additions of aluminum, among others, under the bumper, in the form of a mirror housings, thresholds, roof rails and a rear diffuser, and is equipped with a 19-inch alloy Ixion, xenon lights and tinted rear windows, leather upholstery, electrically adjustable front seats and rear seats and electric sliding sunroof. Auto now will be offered only in the French market.
Volvo XC90 II appear to have on the market in 2014. The car is the first model of the brand presented by Thomas Ingenlath that conceptual models XC Coupe Concept Coupe and Concept Estate marks a new design direction the brand.
The vehicle will be equipped with, among others, Pedestrian Detection system at night and large animals, active cruise control with steering assistant, communications system Car 2 Car parking system and autonomic, daytime driving lights in LED technology, made in the form located at the level of the letter "T". The rear reflectors are also equipped with LEDs. The central element of the dashboard is a large tablet (similar to that of the Tesla Model S). The car was preceded by a prototype XC coupe © presented at trade fairs automotive in Detroit in January 2014.
The first vehicle tests were conducted in Lapland, while in May, 2014 years after the vehicle was first photographed in camouflage on the streets of Copenhagen.