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The verdict is in: 2016 Volvo XC90 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

2016 Volvo XC90 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Design Information The all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 launches the nearly 90-year-old Swedish brand’s latest design direction. Notable exterior features include “Thor’s Hammer” T-shaped daytime running lights and strong rear shoulders, courtesy of Volvo’s ubiquitous taillight design. While the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is certainly a handsome vehicle, it lacks the modern Scandinavian style and muscular proportions of the 2016 Volvo XC90. Inside, Volvo’s Swedish tastes carry on. A simple and elegant design is highlighted by a large touchscreen interface that controls all important functions…

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AutoNation First Look: 2016 Volvo XC90

Originally introduced in 2002, the Volvo XC90 is a mid-size luxury crossover utility vehicle. Marking the second-generation of this popular Volvo model, the all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 is ready to take on the crossover segment with full force. The 2016 Volvo XC90 launches a new era for Volvo, courtesy of a new design language, an outstanding and luxurious interior, a new range of technologies and an all-new platform known as the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). “This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just…

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Official: Volvo makes sense of their new 450hp four-cyl engine in 2015 XC90

The all-new, second generation 2015 Volvo XC90 is out for the world to see, but still awaits some time before it is launched at dealerships worldwide. One of the biggest changes to the XC90 is its engine line, which debuts Volvo’s new High Performance Drive-E Powertrain. The engine under the spotlight for the 2015 Volvo XC90 is the brand’s new triple-charged 2.0L four-banger, offered in a variety of power ratings from different tunings. The most powerful version produces an impressive 450hp. This also works out to be one insane horsepower-per-liter…

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Official: The 2015 Volvo XC90 gets the R-Design treatment

Now that the 2015 Volvo XC90 was revealed, the Swedish automaker known for safety and lunchboxes on wheels decided to spice things up with its next biggest thing. Performance and Volvo aren’t exactly the two most commonly used items in one sentence, though through subtle instances, Volvo has expressed their desire to embark on some sporty ventures, most notably their R line of vehicles and more recently, their rarities in tandem with Polestar. As a result, you have the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design, recently revealed to follow in the…

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Video: Watch the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 perform in crash tests

Volvo is an unrivaled name in automotive safety and is just as monumental as others companies, such as Mercedes-Benz. That said, we expect no less than the latest and greatest safety innovations in this latest XC90, especially since Volvo’s vision for the future is: safety, connectivity, and autonomous driving. And just to show off how well the XCX90 fares in its crash worthiness, Volvo released some video footage of the XC90’s rigorous testing. Check it out below. ———————–   – By: Chris Chin Source: Volvo via WCF  

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