AutoIndustriya.com / Kelvin Christian Go, Jose Altoveros | March 30, 2017 14:20
Volvo PH brings in their all-new flagship sedan
Introduced late last year, Volvo Philippines has premiered their all-new flagship sedan to the public. The S90 is the second Volvo product to be underpinned by the 'Scalable Product Architecture' (SPA) platform similarly used in the XC90.
Seen here in D4 trim, the S90 slots itself in the E-Segment. It measures 4,963 mm long, 2,019 mm wide and 1,443 mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,941 mm. The front fascia has been carried over from its sedan counterpart. It features the signature concave waterfall grill, along with slim headlights with “Thor's Hammer” LED daytime running lights. On to its side, signature Volvo design characteristics can be seen. The S90 retains the defines shoulder line their cars have had since the new millennium.
Towards the back, C-shaped taillights and a uniquely designed trunk lid define the rear fascia. Its rear windsheild is steeply raked, giving it a coupe-like shape. Meanwhile, the dual exhaust pipes exudes the car's performance pedigree. Rounding it all up are the large 20-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels.
Inside, the S90 uses high quality materials like leather, wood and metal trim pieces. It follows the design set by the Volvo XC90 with upright vents and its flat dashboard. It also gets the the tablet-inspired touchscreen that can also be found in its crossover counterpart. The instrument panel, on the other hand, features a dual gauge cluster and a multi-information display that shows outside temperature, time and fuel mileage.
Powering the S90 is a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine. It produces 193 PS along with 400 Nm of torque and shifts via an 8-speed automatic transmission. A gas powered model is also available as an indent order variant. Dubbed the S90 T4, it powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with an output of 249 PS and 350 Nm of torque.
Prices for the Volvo S90 start at Php 4,195,000.