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The Volvo XC90 line-up in Malaysia has been expanded to incorporate a lower-spec XC90 T5 AWD Momentum variant. The brand new addition joins the prevailing T8 Twin Engine-equipped variants that are available in Inscription and Inscription Plus trims. Beneath the bonnet, the brand new variant sports activities a 2.Zero litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 254 hp at 5,500 rpm and 350 Nm of torque from 1,500-Four,800 rpm. An Aisin-sourced AW TG-81SC eight-speed automated transmission is paired with the mill, and there’s additionally an all-wheel drive system. When it comes to efficiency, the XC90 T5 AWD will speed up from Zero-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds and hit a high pace of 215 km/h. The claimed mixed gasoline consumption is rated at 7.9 litres per 100 km, which is greater than the two.5 litres per 100 km of the plug-in hybrid mannequin. Additionally, the T8-powered automobiles have a better output – 407 hp and 640 Nm – as a result of hybrid electrical powertrain but additionally a further supercharger. As talked about at first, the XC90 T5 AWD is available in Momentum trim, which features a gloss black grille with chrome body (Inscription will get a black and matte silver grille as a substitute). Different variations from the Inscription trim embody a unique rear bumper with out the oblong exhaust retailers and chrome trim across the rear fog lamp and reflector. The Momentum additionally comes with out facet mouldings on the backside of the doorways, whereas the wheels are actually smaller 19-inch ten spoke turbine alloys with 235/55 profile tyres. You’ll additionally get LED Illumination headlamps with the model’s iconic ‘Thor’s Hammer’ daytime working lights, in addition to Lively Excessive Beam and auto-levelling features. On the within, the dashboard options Cross Brushed Aluminium inlays quite than Linear Walnut gadgets with the Inscription trim. The T8’s crystal gear knob by Swedish crystal makers Orrefors has been swapped for a daily one, however the diamond-cut engine begin/cease button and quantity management knob stay as earlier than.
The tools listing features a Sensus Join infotainment system with nine-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 10-speaker, 330-watt audio system, 12.Three-inch Adaptive Digital Show instrument panel, dual-zone local weather management, black leather-based upholstery, Consolation seats, power-adjustable driver and entrance passenger seats, second-row air-con vents (B-pillars solely) and a reverse digital camera. Security and driver help programs are as per the T8 Twin Engine and embody seven airbags, Adaptive Cruise Management, Metropolis Security with Entrance Collision Warning and Pedestrian and Bicycle owner Detection with Full Auto Brake, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Retaining Assist, Blind Spot Info System (BLIS), Roll Stability Management and Hill Descent Management. There’s additionally the Pilot Help semi-autonomous driving system. As the brand new entry-level variant within the XC90 vary, the T5 AWD Momentum is priced at RM373,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage. That makes it somewhat extra reasonably priced than its T8-powered siblings – RM403,088 for the T8 Inscription and RM413,088 for the T8 Inscription Plus. The put up Volvo XC90 T5 AWD Momentum in Malaysia – RM374okay Auto Reviews & New Cars on Paul Tan’s Automotive Information.
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