The all-new Volvo XC90 in onyx black metallic has a T6 engine and AWD. The car features 21-in wheels with diamond-cut rims in silver bright (wheel size up to 22 in available) and a panoramic glass roof.

Several world firsts highlight Volvo XC90 (video)

Volvo Cars on Aug. 26 unveiled the redesigned XC90 for the 2015 model year as part of what the company says is a $11 billion investment program that includes a new platform for the XC90 and other models called the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The XC90’s larger hood, its new beltline, and its sharpened shoulders connecting with the tattoo-like rear lights are some of the design signatures that will be mirrored across the range. The engine is a 2.0-L 316-hp (236-kW) four-cylinder unit that is turbocharged and supercharged. The top of the range XC90 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid adds an electric motor for total power of about 400 hp (300 kW) with CO2 emissions of about 60 g/km (NEDC driving cycle). Volvo claims it is the world’s first seven-seat plug-in hybrid and also claims world firsts for two XC90 safety technologies, one for run-off-road protection and one for auto braking at intersections. Click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLrNwVQGTwI to watch a video from the XC90 launch event.

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