Volvo V90 marks the return of a large Swedish real classic, although tastefully renovated to modern car-buying. Together with the four-door sister S90, V90 follows in the wheel tracks of last year Volvo XC90, continued reinvention of this company-owned Geely.
|2016 Volvo V90 D5 AWD PowerPulse Inscription reviews AND SPECIFICATIONS|
We just assess the front-wheel-drive Volvo V90 D4 in the UK and encouraged a more powerful variant of this all-foot abroad, but now it's time to sample D5 in our streets.
Volvo British policy is to maintain a variety of simple basic models for customers to navigate. A 2.0-liter diesel powerplant mated to eight-speed automatic gearbox is available in two flavors: front-wheel drive and 188bhp D4 or all-wheel drive and 232bhp in D5 tested here.
No casualties pure petrol in the UK today. T8 Twin Engine, came later, is single and couples derivative gasoline 2.0-liter engine with an electric motor.
Now, you can have the luxury sedan or estate Sweden in a choice of two trim, Momentum or inscription. A third, more sporting R-Design variant is due to end this year with a package that is more dynamic chassis and body styling. A Cross Country cruder version of the V90 is also in the works.
You can, of course, choose to decorate V90 or S90 with a variety of optional extras that can be inflated price. Our test car is equipped with an additional £ 10,870 of options, came in at £ 54 925, with £ 3,000 of which is accounted for by Bowers & Wilkins audio system stonking.