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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

By Pawan Rana

New Volvo XC90 SUV launched, Indian still awaits the new model

Swedish car maker Volvo has launched the new model of its SUV Volvo XC90 in America and Europe. Notably, the XC90 is the bestselling car by Volvo in US and was also the company’s bestselling car worldwide in 2005. First launched in 2003, the SUV is in its second generation after May 2011 when it got another major facelift. As per sources information, the XC90 SUV will be available worldwide next year. In India, Volvo XC90 SUV previous generation car is available at a price of Rs 42.8 lakh. This new car will be available at a notable extra as it is imported to India as completely built unit.

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Sources in the car industry say that this is perhaps the first significant uplift in the overall looks and other features of the Volvo SUV since its launch nine years ago. As part of the exterior design changes, the car has received bumpers that match to the shade of the body color, besides other body parts painted in body color. The segment essential LED lights now find a place on the XC90. Volvo has also inherited the LED tailgate from the Volvo R Series. The Volvo XC90 now treads on 18 inch alloys and has got the side skirts to keep it safe from side scratches. There is also chrome and silver garnishing on the outside of the new Volvo SUV. In addition to this, the XC 90 SUV windshields now come with rain sensing wipers and automatic headlight cleaning mechanism which is a worth addition for off roading.


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The new Volvo XC90 is all the more pleasing from the outside and inside as it comes with aluminum silver colored garnishing on the interiors in the basic model while there are wood inserts and more of leather work on the premium and platinum models. The engine department is almost similar as it in fact is in no need to have a makeover. Launched in US and Europe, the Volvo SUV will be a little dearer than the outgoing model.

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