Swedish carmaker Volvo launched the new S90 sedan in India on Friday, November 4 with a price tag of Rs 53.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Offered in the Inscription trim, the new S90 will compete against the likes of Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF and Audi A6 in the country.
Based on Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) technology, the S90 replaces the ageing S80 sedan in the country. The new S90 will join Volvo's S60, S60 Cross Country, V40, V40 Cross Country, XC60 and XC90 in India. The new sedan is already open for bookings.
Powering the new Volvo S90 is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that is tuned to churn out 190bhp and 400Nm of torque. The engine comes coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Volvo might also bring the D5 engine with all-wheel drive later. The D5 of the S90 has the capacity to pump in a power of 233bhp. The S90 offers three driving modes - Eco, Comfort and Sport.
On the safety front, the S90 gets pilot assist and lane keeping aid, park assist, hill-start assist, side and curtain airbags, ABS and emergency brake assist. The S90 flaunts bold grille with 'Thor's Hammer' headlamps with Daytime-Running Lights (DRLs) and LED fog lamps.
As for features, the sedan gets big touchscreen infotainment system, Bowers & Wilkins sound system, touchscreen climate-control interface for rear passengers, multiple drive modes, electric adjustable seat extender, 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel and climate control.