By Brian Denton, November 9, 2022
Volvo has taken off the wraps of its all-new, all-electric EX90 which heralds the initially of a lot of methods to getting to be an electric-only car or truck maker by 2030. The EX90 will sit together with the present-day fossil-fueled XC90 the latter will be building a changeover into a PHEV-only model inevitably likely on to turn out to be extinct/obsolete by 2030. As for the EX90’s exterior structure, Volvo has performed it conservatively sleek.
The EX90 clearly echos the styling direction of the latest era XC60. Volvo will in the beginning present two versions, each and every will be powered by a 107kWh battery pack presenting a claimed variety of 373 miles. As standard, Lidar-guided components will provide the eyes and ears of Volvo’s autonomous driving know-how.
The EX90 will have quick charging capacity taking 30 minutes to recharge from 10 to 80 per cent. Dual-electrical motors will provide AWD, the entry-level model will output 408 hp and 770 Nm (568 lb-ft) of torque. The flagship efficiency product receives 510 hp (517 PS) and 910 Nm (671 lb-ft).
In spite of weighing almost three tonnes unladen, the XE90 overall performance variant is capable of providing 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.9 seconds.
The inside follows Volvo’s current structure language and cues but is even more minimalist and a great deal far more modern-day as a result. A huge 14.5-inch vertical touchscreen replaces physical buttons, the exception getting the generate selector which is configured to be a round dial as opposed to an obtrusive, not essential, equipment stick.
The infotainment touchscreen is complimented by a 10-inch electronic driver’s binnacle. Volvo’s infotainment technique is in essence a “skin” functioning off Google’s Android Auto software package. The seating and cabin are trimmed in wool-hybrid and sustainable/recycled products. Substantial-quality synthetic leather will also be available. The Volvo EX90 is because of to go on sale in the British isles in mid-2024 priced from about £96,000.