Volvo exceeds expectations with low emissions

Volvo has claimed its new XC90 T8 Twin Engine in a class of its own in terms of emissions with an output of just 49 g/km CO2.

The Swedish manufacturer said the XC90 T8 Twin Engine has exceeded all expectations when it comes to the ‘no compromise’ equation of power and low fuel consumption, coupled with world class low emissions — and all in a 7-seat luxury SUV.

The improved figures were achieved thanks to the continuous innovation cycle at the Swedish company. The result of further tuning is a drop of 10 g/km from the initial prognosis, bringing fuel consumption down to 2.1 l/100 km while also adding horsepower. This makes the XC90 T8 Twin Engine the clear leader in its segment, with an exceptional combination of low fuel consumption, emissions and pure power.

“We have been working hard to earn our competitive edge and to give our customers the ultimate combination of performance and low fuel consumption. Our Twin Engine technology has enabled us to build on our heritage of efficient powertrain development in a completely new way. Thanks to our new scalable product architecture, and our world class four-cylinder engines, we have a clear and leading position,” said Peter Mertens, senior vice president research and development at Volvo Car Group.

No other SUV in this class can deliver 43 km of pure electric range, 0-100 km/h in 5.6 seconds and provide combined power of 407 hp, all in a 7 seat configuration.

The XC90 T8 Twin Engine is available to order in Ireland now. First deliveries will be towards the end of the year.


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