Volvo reveals interior of 2015 XC90

Volvo reveals interior of 2015 XC90 image

Text: / Photos: Volvo | posted May 28, 2014 12:35

Incorporates consumer insights

Last week, Volvo released a teaser video of the 2015 XC90 where the automaker asked various drivers about what they are looking for a car.

Now, the Swedish automaker reveals the interior of the 2015 XC90. Its development incorporates the consumer insights that Volvo gathered.

The automaker says a lot of the interior design details of the 2015 XC90 first debuted in the series of three award-winning concept cars that is inspired by simplicity, functionality and beauty.

Volvo says the XC90 is the company’s first vehicle to use the company’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), which creates “a wider range of design possibilities, improves driveability and permits the inclusion of the latest safety features and connected in-car technologies.”

With this new architecture, Volvo says it enables their company to strengthen and reinforce its aim come 2020 “no one will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo.”  

The gear-lever made of crystal

The 2015 Volvo XC90’s interior is equipped with soft Nappa leather and dark flame birch wood along with handcrafted details that includes a gear-lever made of crystal and a diamond-cut controls for the start/stop button and volume control.

The standard seats are available with a smooth power operation that includes adjustable side bolsters, seat cushion extension, multi-directional lumbar support and vertical adjustment of the headrests, and as an option, may come with ventilation and massage function.  Three settings can be stored in the memory for ease of use.  

The interior of the 2015 XC90

The second row features three individual seats with recline adjustments while the third row offers comfort for passengers with a height up to 5’7”. The third row seats are slightly entered to give occupants a generous “theatre-seat-inspired” view.

This is all for now, but Volvo will continue to unfold the 2015 XC90 by revealing the technology highlights, chassis and powertrains in mid-July while the exterior launch of the vehicle will be at the end of August.