Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence Plug-in Hybrid Launched in India at Rs. 1.25 crore


Volvo has launched the XC90 T8 Excellence in India. It becomes the country’s first plug-in hybrid SUV. The Excellence trim is also the most luxurious trim Volvo offers on its cars. The SUV boasts a combined power output of 407 hp and peak torque of 640 Nm. It has an all-electric range of 40 km. In India, the Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence costs Rs. 1.25 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read on to know more about Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence India price, specifications, and other details.

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Volvo XC90 T8 Price in India 

Variant Ex-Showroom Delhi Price
Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence India Price Rs. 1.25 crore

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Volvo has priced the new XC90 T8 Hybrid at Rs. 1.25 crore ex-showroom Delhi. Volvo dealerships are currently accepting bookings for the XC90 T8. Officials say they’re hoping to deliver the first batch by the end of 2016. Volvo will also send technicians to install two charging points the customer’s desired locations. The 1.25 crore asking price is inclusive of this service. Here’s the price of the diesel variants of the XC90 SUV in India-

Volvo XC90 Momentum Luxury Rs. 70.97 lakh
Volvo XC90 Inscription Luxury Rs. 80.24 lakhs

“The XC90 T8 Excellence sets industry benchmarks for environment friendly efficiency and emissions while enveloping customers in first-class Swedish luxury. It is not only a segment-first but India’s first plug-in hybrid SUV and we see a lot of interest from our more affluent customers, who prefer to experience ‘responsible’ luxury,” said Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India.

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Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence India – Specifications

Length x Width x Height 4950 x 2008 x 1776 mm
Wheelbase 2984 mm
Kerb Weight 3010 kg
Wheel Type and Size 21 inch alloys
Cargo Capacity 1816 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 2.0 L Supercharged+Turbocharged Petrol and Electric Motor
Power 407 hp (combined)
Torque 640 Nm
Top Speed 230 km/h
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 5.6 seconds
Transmission (Gearbox) 8-speed Automatic

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The Volvo XC90’s T8 Hybrid powertrain consists of the 2.0 L 4 cylinder petrol engine that benefits from turbocharging and supercharging and an electric motor. This combination puts out a total maximum power of 407 hp while peak torque stands at 640 Nm. Transmission duties are taken care of by an 8-speed automatic. The 407 hp and 640 Nm on tap propel the XC90 T8 to 100 km/h from a stand still in just 5.6 seconds. A full charge takes about 2.5 hours giving an all-electric range of 40 km.

Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence India – Features

In this top of the line Excellence trim, the XC90 boasts a long list fo ultra luxurious features-

  • Nappa leather upholstery
  • Orrefors hand-crafted crystal glasses
  • Orrefors crystal gear knob

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  • 20 Speaker Bowers & Wilkins audio system
  • “Thor’s Hammer” DRLs
  • 4 seats with individual electric adjust
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Air Suspension for all 4 wheels
  • Perforated heating/cooling and massage functions in all seats
  • 3” instrumentation cluster; 9” centre touch screen; 4.3” Rear touch screen (for seat functions)
  • Tyres with noise cancellation technology

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  • Three driving modes –Pure: In this mode, when the high-voltage battery is fully charged, it serves as the car’s sole energy source, powering the electric motor over the rear axle.

    Hybrid: This is the default mode, suitable for everyday use. Here, the vehicle will automatically alternate between drawing power from the petrol engine and the electric motor to deliver the best overall fuel consumption.

    Power: Here, drivers get the combined performance of the combustion engine and the electric motor.

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Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence India – Images

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  1. It’s an ideal example of understated luxury, and whole world knows Volvo makes safest cars on this planet. And at given price tag, it is worth buying over its German rivals. And one thing will come with it by default is rarity. There are many mercs, Audi’s and BMWs on Indian roads, but very few Volvo’s are out there.

    All n all , if I had money, I would have definitely bought one.


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