For the first time in Volvo’s 2002nd The model has XC90.On appeared at the fair in Detroit.After that came the redesign of 2007 with minor changes.Last year was expected to appear in a brand new XC90 but it has not happened already saved another facelift with the Prime Minister is not expected until 2015.
The photographs can be seen that the future XC90 be longer and wider. I will be a new platform, which is modular SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) platform on which to base over 60 percent Volvo cars in the near future.
Speculation about the new 2015 Volvo XC90 comes as the bar. According to the latest new generation of large Swedish SUV is launching in early 2015th year, with the pre-production concept should be introduced over the next 2014th year.
The new 2015 Volvo XC9 will be a completely new car, and will be placed in a completely new modular SPA platform, and it will run VEA new generation of engines, which will generally seem capable four-turbaco. Petrol will also develop between 150 and 300 hp and diesel engines between 130 and 240 hp. The novelty will be a newly developed 8-speed automatic transmission, and eventually arrives and plug-in hybrid.
Also, since the XC90 will be used and a new generation 4-cylinder turbo-filled petrol and diesel engines will have a smaller volume of work and consumption in relation to powertrains that drive the current models.
As expected, the new 2015 Volvo XC90 will be compared to the current model slightly increase, which will bring more cargo and passenger space, but will return the car to be lighter by about 200 kg. Equipment will of course be on the top level, and prices should be slightly higher than the current.
Volvo has announced several new video clips announcing mysterious premiere. For now, little is known about this campaign, and within one of the video shows a crossover that could be in 2015 Volvo XC90.
Volvo intends to do 2015th was invested in its plants in Sweden several billion euros. The largest part of the investment relates to the new SPA adjustable platform (Scalable Product Architecture) and a new generation of engines VEA (Volvo Engine Architecture).
SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) is a flexible, configurable platform that you will be placed virtually all future Volvo models. It is a product that consists of common modules and scalable systems and components manufactured in flexible manufacturing systems.
In parallel with the SPA platform, Volvo is developing a new generation of energy-efficient 4-cylinder engine known under the designation of VEA (Volvo Engine Architecture). These engines will be manufactured at a facility Skövde, while the conclusion of all operating systems, including hybrid, made in Torslanda factory in Gothenburg.
2015 Volvo XC90 release date
The first car, which will be based on the new architecture, being a representative of the next generation 2015 Volvo XC90, which will be launched in late 2014th year.