Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Volvo XC90 bagged ‘Luxury SUV of the year’ at BBC Topgear Magazine Awards 2016


Eighth award for XC90 in just eight months of its launch

Delhi, February 2nd, 2016: Volvo XC90, the Swedish car company’s flagship model has been awarded the ‘Luxury SUV of the year’ by BBC Topgear magazine Awards 2016- a monthly automobile magazine with a flavor of lifestyle consisting of the latest automotive news, car reviews and bike reviews from the Indian automotive industry. This is the 8th award bagged by XC90 after its entry in India. The all-new Volvo XC90 is delivering on its promise to introduce a visually striking Scandinavian Design, luxurious seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency.

Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India, said “We are extremely delighted to receive this award for XC90. It is a matter of pride for Volvo Auto India to receive eighth award for this car. We continuously aim at providing solutions that make people’s lives easier and safer. Delivering on Volvo’s promise of safe, superior cars, XC90 is a testimony to our unrivalled expertise.”

Volvo XC90 is available in D5 Inscription and Momentum trims, 2.0L 4Cylinder, automatic8-Speed AWD with 225HP and a whopping 470Nm torque.
XC90 - Sensus
The XC90’s interior is the most luxurious to have been designed for a Volvo. One of the most striking feature is a tablet-like touch screen control console, which forms the heart of an all-new in-car ‘Sensus’ This system is virtually button free and represents an entirely new way for drivers to control their car.

XC90 - Bowers and WilkinsThe XC90 features one of the top audio systems available in the automotive world after Volvo Cars audio experts joined forces with their counterparts at the renowned British audio equipment company Bowers & Wilkins. The top-of-the-line system in the XC90 features a 1,400 Watt Class D amplifier and 19 Bowers & Wilkins speakers.

The XC90 comes standard with Air-Suspension to tackle the diversity of Indian road conditions, enveloping its occupants in sublime comfort. Among other World-Class safety features, the XC90 comes with a World-First Run-off-Road Protection system. No wonder it has been adjudged as ‘Top Safety Pick’ for 2015 by the Euro NCAP.

Volvo Auto India
Swedish luxury car company Volvo Auto India (VAI) established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through its dealerships in South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Vishakhapatnam, Pune and Kolkata.

The company sells six luxury models.
Volvo S60 – A sporty sedan
Volvo S80 – An exquisitely elegant saloon
Volvo V40 – Luxury hatchback                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Volvo V40 Cross Country – The adventurous cross country
Volvo XC60 – A technologically advanced luxury SUV, apt for Indian roads
Volvo XC90 - A 7-seater luxury SUV which is sturdy and apt for Indian families

Volvo’s Brand Philosophy
‘Designed Around You’ is the brands translation of going an extra mile to understand customers better. This human-centric approach enables Volvo Cars to know the pulse of the customers and gauge what they desire in a product. With this thought the brand places the customer at the heart of its design. Every Volvo car boasts of cutting-edge technology with engineering that is executed around human values.
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