Volvo S90L Long Wheelbase Leaked in China. Yes, this new Volvo S90L Long Wheelbase is specially designed to be available for Chinese market first with the US and European markets to follow sooner. The basic concept is known, but no one saw it so far. Recently, an image shows the new model in real, and it can be the production version for the Chinese market. Here is a little detail on the car.
Volvo S90L Long Wheelbase Specifications
Features, Dimensions, Interior
As suggested by its name, new Volvo S90L LWB features stretched wheelbase. It is reported to get extra 12 cm or around 4.7 inches. To clarify this, we should indeed the rear doors are longer in this variant. It means rear set receives more spacious legroom which will be much appreciated by those Chinese executives.
With this change, the dimension of the car is slightly changed. It is now 200 inches long, 73 inches wide, and 57 inches tall. Meanwhile, the new wheelbase is 120 inch, from regular 115 inches.
In general, it still has the original minimalist design that features C-shaped taillights, large concave Volvo front grille, and trademark iron badge, and Thor’s hammer LED headlights.
This variant will be offered in two trims including T4 and T5. T5 trim will have more extravagant and larger alloy wheels along with elegant dual exhaust system at the back, and front bumper, rear bumper, and side moldings with chrome trimming.
Powertrain, Engine — Volvo S90L LWB 2017
According to the released detail, this LWB variant will be powered by the same turbocharged four-cylinder 2.0 liter Drive-E engine in T4 and T5 guises. As explained above, both will have the slightly different appearance to make the distinction.
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In T5, the engine is expected to generate around 254 hp of power output and 350 Nm of torque performance. Performance figures on the standard model are unknown right now, but it shouldn’t get too far from 190 hp of power output and 300 Nm of torque performance.
Volvo S90L Long Wheelbase Price and Release Date
Pricing for this variant is currently unavailable, but we should know soon. This car is scheduled to make a debut during 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show event in early December. Most possibly, this car will be sent to dealerships soon after the event. The US and European market should wait until next year for this variant.
It seems like an excellent version of the model. The stretched wheelbase is surely giving a slight improvement on this sedan. Even though it shouldn’t be more appealing than the regular variant, people who like to be driven will love it. Stay tuned to know more on this new Volvo S90L Long Wheelbase.
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