Volvo is a Sweden based company owned by the Chinese conglomerate Li Shufu, it was established in the year 1927 and headquartered in Hisingen, in Gothenburg. Volvo Cars were founded as the ball bearing manufacturing SKF. When the company was introduced on the Stockholm Stock exchange in 1935, SKF sold most of its shares in the company which made Volvo a large shareholder. In 2015, Volvo sold more than half a million cars for the first time in its 89-year history. Volvo report sales from all three core regions of China, United States and Sweden. Volvo is known for manufacturing sport utility vehicles, station wagons, sedans and compact executive sedans. Among all the cars the company manufactures, only the SUVs can be considered as supercars as they are the ones with the powerful engine. Here is some information about the Volvo SUVs.
- Volvo XC90: The vehicle has an elegant look that is a bit different from the other SUV models. The car features a stylish bonne with a large windscreen that comes with the rain sensing wipers. The main attraction of the vehicle is the large radiator grille that comes with vertical slats. The grille is surrounded by trendy looking headlight cluster, which features daytime running lights and LED headlamps. Another noticeable feature is the bumper which is newly designed and is painted in body colour. The interior of the car is very appealing as the seats of the car is covered with leather upholstery, and it also features a steering wheel that has buttons and switches that can be used to control other components of the car. The car also has a high volume glove box, stylish centre console and an advanced audio unit. The car runs on the 2.0-litre mill DOHC valve engine that features 4-cylinders and 16-valves. The engine generates power of 225bhp at 4250rpm along with a pounding torque of 470Nm between 1750 and 2500rpm.
- Volvo XC60: The car has a decent look that is quite appealing and can allure any buyer easily. To make the car look trendy, the roof is mounted on a set of rail, and the window sill gets chrome decoration. The rearview mirrors can be electrically adjusted by the driver. The front of the car features bonnet with smooth lines which later pulls the attention to the chrome grille with vertical slats and the company’s logo on it. There are many things that will grab your attention when you sit inside the car. The company has not compromised on the comfort for the driver and passengers. Most of the parts of the car are covered in leather upholstery which gives it a rich essence. The vehicle runs on the 2.0-litre 181bhp 20V Turbo Diesel Engine that generates power upto 181bhp and a peak torque output of 400 Nm.
Apart from the looks and performance, Volvo cars are known for their safety features that are considered to be one of the best in the world, but the automobile industry is expecting the upcoming Volvo supercars that will be released in the future.