Volvo has introduced new 2.0-litre T4 turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine to S90 sedan and V90 estate; kicks out 187 bhp power output
Volvo has introduced an entry level petrol engine to the S90 sedan and V90 estate, with the cars being priced from £35,055 and £37,055 respectively. The all-new 2.0-litre T4 turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine is capable of churning out 187 bhp of peak power. In both the Volvo models, the petrol motor is coupled with an 8-speed automatic gearbox as standard.
Apart from delivering impressive power output, the new engine is claimed to be capable of delivering generous amount of fuel efficiency too. The S90 sedan offers 17.94 kmpl of mileage, while the V90 estate generates 17.38 kmpl. As the Swedish luxury automobile brand says, this is the only pure petrol engine offered across the standard S90 and V90 models. Speaking about Indian market, the S90 sedan here gets a 2.0-litre diesel motor. It is not sure, if the brand will bring the petrol unit in the country or not.
The new 2.0-litre T4 turbocharged petrol engine comes as an alternative to the current 2.0-litre diesel and petrol hybrid T8 engines. Previous the pure petrol motor available in the range was the 2.0-litre T6 under the hood of V90 Cross Country. This engine is capable of pumping out 316 bhp of peak power.
Both the Volvo S90 and V90 T4 models arrive riding on larger 21-inch alloy wheels. Inside the cabin, they get a large 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with built-in satellite navigation. There are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on offer at an extra pricing. Also, there is a premium Bower and Wilkins audio system on offer at a pricing of £3,000 option.
Apart from that, it also features premium quality leather on seat and upholstery, dual-zone climate control. Interestingly, both the Volvo S90 and V90 T4 come equipped with semi-autonomous driving technology that helps taking the pressure off the driver. The front and rear parking assist with 360 degree surround view and a head-up display add more safety to the cars.