Our spies have caught on camera a heavily camouflaged prototype of the Volvo S90 T8 plug-in hybrid.

Our spies have caught on camera a heavily camouflaged prototype of the Volvo S90 T8 plug-in hybrid.

This has to be one of the most disguised prototypes we have ever seen as it's barely recognizable as a Volvo, but we know for sure the S90 is hiding underneath that massive camo. It will act as a replacement for the aging S80 and unsurprisingly it will be available with a plug-in hybrid setup sourced from the second generation XC90.

The T8 hardware arrangement will consist of a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter Drive-E gasoline engine both supercharged and turbocharged to produce 318 PS (234 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque sent to the front axle. There's also an electric motor installed between the combustion engine and the 8-speed automatic gearbox which generates 82 PS (60 kW) and 240 Nm (177 lb-ft), thus enabling a combined output of 400 PS (294 kW) and 640 Nm (472 lb-ft).

As a reminder, the exterior design of the Volvo S90 has already been fully revealed courtesy of images showing what is believed to be an official scale model. A proper introduction is expected to occur before the end of this year and the mid-size sedan will eventually be joined a more practical V90 wagon in the same vein as the Concept Estate shown at last year's Geneva Motor Show.

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