Volvo has released details about the engine lineup which will power the highly anticipated second generation XC90.
Described as being "the world's most powerful and cleanest SUV", the all-new Volvo XC90 is going to be offered with an array of four-cylinder Drive-E engines including a D5 twin-turbodiesel rated at 225 bhp (168 kW) and 470 Nm (347 lb-ft). Fitted with this engine, the XC90 promises to provide a fuel consumption of around 6 liters / 100 km (39.2 mpg US or 47 mpg UK). There will also be a D4 rated at 190 bhp (142 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) which will consume approximately 5 liters / 100 km (56.5 mpg US or 47 mpg UK).
On the gasoline side, we find a T6 turbocharged and supercharged engine with 320 bhp (239 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) while a T5 with 254 bhp (189 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) will also be offered.
The 2015 Volvo XC90 is going to be available as a plug-in hybrid model wearing the T8 badge with a 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged engine powering the front wheels and an 80 bhp (60 kW) electric motor driving the rear axle. The combined output stands at 400 bhp (298 kW) and 640 Nm (472 lb-ft) and the vehicle will have an all-electric range of up to 40 km (25 miles).
Volvo has already announced the overhauled XC90 will be fully revealed next month.
Additional details are available in the attached press release.