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Volvo India to launch 7 new products in 2016 including Polestar

Volvo India to launch 7 new products in 2016 including Polestar

The S90 would be an upmarket replacement for the obsolete S80.

In a bid to take advantage of the expanding luxury car market in India, Swedish automaker Volvo is planning to launch not one, not two, but seven new products in the country next year, reports Autocar India. The year 2016 will see Volvo India debuting its Polestar performance division.

The product onslaught will include¬†the Volvo S90 flagship luxury sedan which is slated to make its world premiere at Detroit Auto Show 2016 in January. The S80 replacement moves up the market and features the brand’s new design language complete with Thor’s Hammer LED light signature. Interior, platform, engine and equipment would be derived form XC90.

Volvo S90 teaser

The S90 is based on the SPA modular platform that also underpins the new XC90.

The S60 Polestar would be aiming at the BMW M3 and Mercedes C 63 AMG. The go-faster derivative employs improved underpinnings, and sportier elements on the outside and inside. The sedan is propelled by a 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine which puts out an impressive 345 bhp. The Polestar will not be the only S60 that is waiting to be launched in India. The jacked up S60 Cross Country with rough road package is also reportedly destined for launch here.

Also read – Volvo XC90 review

The XC90 lineup will be augmented with spurced by XC90 R-Design variant with cosmetic add-ons and XC90 Excellence range-topping variant with additional luxury features. The year will be completed with the introduction of facelifted V40 and V40 cross country.

Volvo XC90 – Photos

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