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Volvo S90 plug-in hybrid launched in the Philippines, offers 43 kmpl

  • Apr 15, 2019
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MANILA: In the quest of electrifying its local lineup, Volvo Philippines has launched a plug-in hybrid model of the luxury sedan S90 in the country. “This is our first step towards locally implementing Volvo’s global vision to have half of our global sales comprised of fully electric cars. Safer for the environment, better for everyone on the planet", said Volvo Philippines Marketing Head Christopher L. Yu on the launch.


Volvo S90 Plug-In Hybrid Charging


The Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine incorporates a 4-cylinder internal combustion engine (ICE) that is both supercharged and turbocharged along with an electric motor. The power produced by the ICE alone is rated at 307 PS along with a peak torque of 400 Nm. The electric motor complementing the engine is rated at 65-kW and is capable enough of taking the total power to 392 PS and peak torque to 640 Nm. Power is sent to all four wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission unit.


Volvo S90 Plug-In Hybrid Dash


Charging time with a conventional 6-amp and a high-output 16-amp power outlet are claimed at 8 hours and 3 hours, respectively. The sedan takes not more than 5.1 seconds to do a 0-100 kmph run and tops out at 250 kmph. With an all-electric range of 46 to 50 km, the Volvo S90 plug-in hybrid can return a mileage of 43 kmpl. With the stepping stone set, Volvo will soon launch electrified versions of T6 and T8 as well. Also, the likes of S90, XC90, and XC60 featuring mild-hybrid tech will come out soon.


Volvo S90 Plug-In Hybrid Top View


More electrified Volvos like XC90 B6 (mild hybrid petrol), XC60 B5 (mild hybrid petrol or diesel), XC60 B4 (mild hybrid diesel), XC60 B6 (mild hybrid petrol), and XC90 B5 (mild hybrid petrol or diesel), will be made available to the Philippine masses very soon, the automaker cited. Do you know Volvo is taking some serious measures to ensure the on-road safety of the world population? Read about it here.

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