The Swedish car maker, Volvo has put India as an important market in its strategy. After launching the plug-in hybrid XC90 in India, the manufacturer will also bring new model V90 Cross Country. The car will be a bigger version of the V40, which is already available in India. Volvo unveiled the new car recently, let’s find out all about the new car.
What is it?
The car belongs the 90 Series of the company’s line-up. Volvo already has a sedan in form of S90 and an SUV in form of XC90 from the same portfolio present in India. Volvo says that the V90 Cross Country is the successor of the XC70, a car that will be discontinued by Volvo this year. The car will be based on the V90 Estate and has been made more rugged with plastic cladding all around the car. There are also skid plates in the front and rear.
The V90 CC is very different from the estates that are present in the company’s line-up. The V90 CC gets higher ground clearance, which is 210mm. It also features state-of-the-art Borg Warner AWD system as a standard equipment. The AWD system can send power to both front and rear axles at a split of 50:50 when required.
The AWD system can send power to both front and rear axles at a split of 50:50 when required. The V90 CC also gets 20-inch high-profile Pirelli tyres and a better suspension. It also gets features like hill descent control for better control while coming down on slopes.
Volvo has announced that there will be 4 powertrain option to choose from but in India, we may see the 2.0-litre diesel and 2.0-litre petrol hybrid that we also see in the XC90.
Volvo says that the car will be launched in India next mid-year. It will be positioned between the S90 sedan and the XC90 SUV. We can expect the car to carry a price tag of around Rs. 60 lakh to 65 lakh when it comes to India.