Volvo has announced plans to replace its entire lineup by 2018, with the first new model being the new XC90 SUV.
Volvo has announced plans to replace its entire lineup by 2018, with the first new model being the new XC90 SUV. The new XC90 is the first model to be based on Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform that will be the basis for all of Volvo’s future models.
Dennis Nobelius, Volvo’s head of the Large Cars line recently revealed that the S80 will be replaced by a new flagship sedan that will reportedly be called the S90. The S90 will go head-to-head with other luxury models like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series. If you loved the Concept Estate that debuted last March, you’ll be happy to hear that a V90 wagon, based on the S90 will take its inspiration from the Concept Estate.
What about the rest of Volvo’s lineup? The S60, V60 and XC60 models will all be replaced in 2017. A two-door version of the S60 may also be released, but it will be after the S60 sedan, since a coupe is not a priority for Volvo. The small V40 hatchback will also be replaced with the line being expanded to include a sedan and crossover.
Source: Digital Trends