2015 Volvo XC90 revealed in leaked images

August 26, 2014

Images of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 have surfaced online, revealing the exterior of the new ultra-safe SUV in full for the very first time. The leak comes just days before its official debut.

2015 Volvo XC90 two-tone

Volvo is planning to reveal the new XC90 in a few days, however, it looks like Xmas has come early for Volvo fans. This is the company’s new masterpiece model. It boasts a whole heap of world-first safety technologies, a new platform, advanced powertrain options, and a fresh design.

New technologies include an auto brake function for head-on collisions, a special run-off road feature which prepares the cabin for crashes that involve the vehicle leaving the road, as well as automatic queue assist which is capable of driving the vehicle autonomously in heavy traffic conditions.

2015 Volvo XC90-rear

Under the bonnet, the XC90 will debut Volvo’s high-tech hybrid engine comprising of a ‘Twin Engine’ hybrid system using a turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder and an electric motor. It offers a combined output of 300kW and 640Nm.

Volvo has invested a lot of time and technology into the development of the upcoming XC90. In fact, it also debuts the company’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The architecture will eventually find its way under all new Volvo models in the future, infusing advanced production and engineering flexibility for a wide range of model sizes.

Lastly, the exterior design is the company’s all-new styling philosophy. Highlights include unique T-shaped LED-infused headlights, a large upright grille dominating the front end, curvier panel contours compared with the current showroom design, and various aluminium trimmings.

We’ll be sure to provide the full details upon its official debut in a few day. Stay tuned.

UPDATE: More images added

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

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