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Volvo XC90, the characteristics of the 7-seater hybrid


Volvo XC90 hybrid,Twin Engine. Who is on the hunt for ahybrid suv, powerful but with consumptionrelativelycontents, should take a look at the new rangeVolvo XC90: the Swedish manufacturer debuts on the market with the versionTwin Engine, with propulsionhybrid!

SUVs have never been lovers of the environment and they won't be with traction either hybrid! The 400 horsepower of the engine hybrid of theVolvo XC90cost the environment 60 grams ofcarbon dioxidefor eachkilometerpath, really not bad considering the "tonnage" of theseven placesand above all considering the power delivered ... but still littleecofriendly. Hybrid cars should serve to cut fuel consumption and emissions, not to increase power by pushing the limit of a torque of 620 Nm!

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ThereVolvois doing everything to get noticed in thehybrid cars. We have seen it with theVolvo V60 Hybrid, the first car with propulsionhybridcombined between electric and diesel engine, and we have also seen it with the Volvo S60L PPHEV, the 306 HP sedan presented at theBenijing International Automotive Exhibition 2014.

The new Volvo XC90can count on the range of petrol engines of the Drive E family, two-liter four-cylinder while the top model will wear propulsionhybrid:let's talk about theXC90 Twin Enginewhich under the hood combines a two-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine with an engineelectricable to guarantee a good compromise between high performance and "low consumption " but ... we always talk about a 400 horsepower and the harmful emissions recorded in the NEDC driving cycle are equal to about 60 g / km.

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On board the top of the rangeXC90 Twin Enginethe console with controls that can be operated via a touch screen similar to classic tablets is noted: the passenger compartment is almost completely devoid of buttons and switches, almost everything is controlled from the touchscreen including the system battery lifehybrid. The distinctive element of the cockpit of the top of the range is the on-board sound: the audio system was developed by the British manufacturer of audio devices Bowers & Wilkins, theseven-seater suv XC90 Twin Engineit is equipped with a 1,400 watt class D amplifier and 19 speakers integrated into the car.

Volvo XC90 hybrid
The versionTwin Engine hybridwill see the 2.0-liter biturbo Drive E petrol engine delivering power to the front wheels, while the 80 horsepower electric powertrain transmits power to the rear wheels. The maximum torque available is an impressive 620 Nm! L'autonomy of the Volvo XC90 hybridin electric only mode it should be 40 kilometers.

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