The new Volvo XC90 managed to impress me at Paris Motor Show 2014 with high-tech interior with premium materials. And now, the Swedes want to take another step in the right direction with top T8 version. We detail below.
The second generation Volvo XC90 came to the world after 12 years of old Swedish SUV has led life with good and bad.
I saw the new XC90 in Paris and I loved it, and now might to like and how it leads, for trademark owned by Chinese Geely announced the technical data of the top variant.
Called T8 plug-in hybrid, the most powerful diesel engine available for the XC90 combines a 2.0-liter petrol powerplant in the new generation Drive-E with an electric motor and a generator connected to the crankshaft.
Petrol engine develops 318 hp and 400 Nm on the crankshaft generator produces 34 kW and 150 Nm and plays three roles (electric motor, electric generator and electric motor assistance), and the electric motor 60 kW and manages to get 240 Nm.
When smart people have done to calculate these values, the maximum power of the propulsion system has reached 400 hp and torque to 640 Nm.
The power is supplied from a 65 kWh battery with high voltage (between 270 and 400 V), which can provide a maximum range of 40 km in 100% electric mode and can be loaded directly from the mains, but company officials Sweden did not mention the time required for a full charge.
T8 Volvo XC90 Plug-in Hybrid can accelerate from zero to 100 km / h in 5.9 seconds and consumes just 2.5 liters of fuel for the first 100 kilometers (assuming the battery has been fully charged at the beginning of the journey) .
There are six different ways to drive – the Pure, the machine operates as a 100% electric vehicle, using only battery for traveling.
In Power electronics offers you all the power system, so the heat engine and the electric from.
The AWD system operates semi-permanent four-wheel drive (on request, depending on road conditions), and Save it conserves energy stored in the battery at a constant level. In Off-road chassis and transmission optimizes settings for optimal performance off-road.