Volvo unveiled top-of-the-line S90 Excellence in Shanghai
Driven by the chauffeur, comes with a large shoe box and an entertainment screen.
And that’s true! besides the above-mentioned amenities, it is also propelled by the T8-Twin Engine plug-in hybrid and has one less front passenger seat. Volvo is fast on its feet in terms products release in the premium market segment.
The S90 Excellence, the top-of-the-line luxury model revealed in Shanghai, in advance of its first public appearance at the Guangzhou Motor Show 2016, displaying the high levels of quality that underpin Volvo’s global manufacturing strategy. The new S90 Excellence will be built in Volvo Cars’ facility in Daqing, China and exported globally.
“The first thing you notice in the new S90 Excellence car is that we have removed the front passenger seat and replaced it with what we call the Lounge Console, designed to meet the chauffeur-driven executive customers’ need to relax or work while on the move. The second thing is the high-quality materials that combine to deliver a well-thought-through and immersive luxury feel underscoring Volvo’s credentials as a premium car maker,” said Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Car Group.
To assimilate and enhance the in-car experience, the front passenger seat is removed to create more space. Volvo calls it ‘Lounge Console’ A built-in entertainment system featuring a large display for work or entertainment purposes is installed. The S90 Excellence comes with a full panoramic roof, foldout worktables, clever storage, a heated and cooled cup holder, an adjustable footrest and . It is further equipped with a rear-seat touchscreen control interface, a built-in refrigeration compartment and a bespoke, handmade crystal glasses from Swedish glassmaker Orrefors.
The S90 Excellence will be available with the top-of-the-line T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid, delivering an uncompromising mix of performance and pure electric power that makes the most of Volvo’s ‘Relaxed Confidence’ chassis settings.
The S90 Excellence will come with a host of standard safety features including Large Animal Detection as a part of the City Safety system, Pilot Assist, which is a hands-on-the-wheel semi-autonomous driver assistance system that works up to 130 km/h as in S90.