Electric Volvo XC90 Added to Local Range

  Colin Windell

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 10 Mar, 2022



Volvo XC90 T8 Available in South Africa

In keeping with its global promise to be an electric only pioneer, Volvo Cars has added the XC90 T8 Recharge to its range and this is now available locally.

Significantly, it has a more powerful rear electric motor that generates 107 kW of power and this, combined with 233 kW from the 2,0-litre turbo-charged engine, the 340 kW power output and the 709 Nm of torque from the two powertrains, make this car the most powerful XC90 ever.

The new e-motor also improves all-wheel drive capability, upping power in the rear wheels by 65%, while electric range has been boosted courtesy of a new long-range battery, allowing for 77 km of electric only driving.

“The average premium car owner travels less than 50 km daily, so most local Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge plug-in hybrid drivers will be able to do their daily motoring on pure electric power,” says Volvo Car South Africa Managing Director, Greg Maruszewski.

The seven-seater family SUV boasts a 0-100 km sprint time of 5,3 seconds, fuel consumption of 7,2 l/100 km and reduced emissions of 164 g/km.

The model is offered in Inscription and R-Design trim levels. Pricing for the Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge plug-in hybrid starts at R1 560 600 and it carries a 5-year/100 000km Warranty and Maintenance Plan, 5-year Roadside Assistance and an 8-year/160 000 km warranty on the lithium-ion battery.


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