Volvo Teasing Mystery Vehicle, Could Be New XC90
Volvo released a mystery teaser today revealing that something new, likely a new XC90, will be revealed in two days on May 17.
Based on the timing, it seems like this teaser must be for the new XC90, which is due for a full redesign. Volvo did update the XC90 in 2013, but the changes were minimal.
The new XC90 will be based on the companies new scalable platform architecture, a setup which will also carry the next generation S60, V70, XC60 and S80. One of the brand’s new four-cylinder engines is almost assured to find its way under the hood linked to an eight-speed transmission, while diesel and hybrid power are both possible options for the new XC90.
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Design wise, the XC90 is expected to take its influence from the Volvo You Concept, which has foreshadowed the redesign for many of Volvo’s newer models. Early design sketches (seen above) have already been released by the brand, showing off some of the new styling cues the XC90 will take.
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