The world premiere of the EX90Volvo’s new electric flagship is so elegant
With the EX90 model, the Swedes are expanding their range of battery-powered cars.
Volvo will sell only electric cars from 2030. To make this plan work, at least one new e-model is introduced every year from 2021. After charging the C40 a Charging the XC40 now comes the EX90, which the Swedish-Chinese automaker has now unveiled. The new electric SUV should replace the previous flagship XC90 – but the Swedes will continue to offer the hybrid XC90 as long as there is customer demand.
Recycling instead of leather
The EX90 is over five meters long and can accommodate up to seven people. The design is reserved and elegant – typically Scandinavian. Inside the cockpit is dominated by a 14.5-inch touchscreen in portrait format, the software comes from Google, including Google Assistant voice recognition. The audio system from Bowers & Wilkins with Dolby Atmos technology and speakers in all headrests provides the right sound. Instead of skin The Swedes defend the Nordics, an artistic product made from vinyl, recycled PET bottles and leftover wine corks.
As befits a Volvo, the new vehicle is also equipped with extensive safety features. State-of-the-art sensor technology inside and outside as well as a combination of cameras, radar and lidar monitor the car’s surroundings and can ideally prevent accidents. If the driver falls asleep or passes out, the EX90 automatically pulls to the right after a visual and audible warning to alert emergency services.
When launched in the first half of 2024, two all-wheel drive versions will be available with 300kW/408k and 380kW/517k. Volvo promises a range of up to 600 kilometers or 590 kilometers for the performance variant – provided by a huge battery with a capacity of 111 kWh. You should be able to charge from ten to 80 percent in half an hour. The new EX90 can be ordered now, with prices starting at 114,800 francs.