On April 16, 2023, Volvo Cars’ “VOLVO TECH DAY and EX90 China First Show” was held in Shanghai. World Tree’s intelligent security system was officially released, and the new pure electric flagship SUV Volvo EX90 (picture) simultaneously opened its first show in China. The EX90 will be produced based on the SPA2 platform. It has a brand-new exterior design and is equipped with the latest PilotAssist driving assistance function and smart cockpit. The new car offers 5-seater/6-seater/7-seater versions. The new car may be domestically produced within this year and launched in 2024.
In terms of appearance, the EX90 adopts a closed front grille design with Volvo’s classic car logo LOGO, which is very recognizable. The Thor’s Hammer LED lights on both sides of the front of the car still continue the design of fuel vehicles. The vertical layout of the LED daytime running lights, combined with the design of the active grille ventilation opening in the center, makes the whole vehicle have a very good technology and sense of the future.
On the side of the body, the line design of EX90 is inspired by yachts. With the hidden door handle and low wind resistance rim design, its wind resistance coefficient is 0.29Cd, elegant posture and battery life coexist. At the rear of the car, the new car is equipped with a roof spoiler and a half-wrapped through taillight group. At the same time, it is also equipped with vertically arranged LED light groups on both sides of the rear window glass, which is more recognizable when lit.
As a brand-new pure electric flagship SUV, Volvo EX90 is built on the original pure electric platform, adopts the industry’s advanced centralized electronic and electrical architecture, and is equipped with many innovative safety functions, setting a new safety benchmark for Volvo Cars in the pure electric era. It demonstrates Volvo Cars’ determination to keep moving towards the vision of “zero collision”.
In terms of intelligent driving, the Volvo EX90 is equipped with a 1550nm wavelength Luminar lidar, which has the industry’s longest detection range of 600 meters, and is not afraid of severe weather such as dense fog, dust, and heavy rain. Black vehicles (10% reflectance) from 250 meters away can be clearly identified, and even black tires lying on the ground 120 meters away can be identified.
In terms of the smart cockpit, the DUS binocular camera driver perception system monitors eye movements at 60 frames per second through two cameras placed in different positions, and intervenes in the driver’s bad driving behavior. decisions and interventions. In terms of car-machine interaction, Volvo EX90 pursues simplification, with navigation, multimedia, telephone and air-conditioning settings on the homepage, covering almost 90% of the usage scenarios.
In terms of battery safety, the Volvo EX90 uses boron steel to cover the upper cover of the one-piece stamped battery pack, combined with the high-strength structural protection of the aluminum alloy frame. In the two-vehicle collision test at a speed of 60km/h, the battery can achieve zero deformation.
In terms of power, the Volvo EX90 is equipped with dual motors, providing two different adjustments. Among them, the low-power version has a maximum power of 407 horsepower and a maximum torque of 770 Nm; the high-power version has a maximum power of 517 horsepower, a maximum torque of 910 Nm, and a battery capacity of 111kWh. /h acceleration is the fastest at 4.9 seconds, and the fast charge is 10%-80% in 30 minutes. The new car will gradually open up the two-way charging function in the future.
In addition, the new pure electric flagship SUV Volvo EX90 Excellence was also unveiled on the same day. This is a four-seater version of the Volvo EX90. In terms of configuration, Volvo EX90 Excellence is equipped with four seats, a through-type second row of independent seats, and an integrated refrigerator. At the same time, based on Scandinavian design, wool blended light gray decoration and Orrefors® crystal fragrance control are used to create an excellent and soothing driving experience. In the future, Volvo Cars will also launch a variety of new pure electric models, laying out a number of different market segments.