Volvo V60 DRIVe Sports Wagon, XC90 D5 to lead Volvo troop to the 33rd Bangkok International Motor ShowAutomotive Press Releases Tuesday March 27, 2012 17:27
Volvo showcases at the 33rd Bangkok International Motor Show all its nine models, led by the recently launched All-New Volvo V60 DRIVe sports wagon and the freshened XC90 luxury SUV, plus not-to-be-missed promotion.
Chantana Vatanaromya, President of Volvo Car (Thailand) Co Ltd, said, “Volvo brings all our quality cars to showcase at the upcoming Bangkok International Motor Show. This is a very good time for consumers to have a close look and experience our cars. Our special offers are designed to help consumers make decision easily. With a wide range of quality cars with outstanding features and values as well as attractive promotion, we strongly believe to achieve our target. The positive trend in the automotive market as well as Volvo’s ability to address consumers’ needs, we are confident of satisfactory sales.
“All Volvo vehicles are “Designed Around You”. It is all based on our commitment to designing and producing the cars that make life easier for drivers and passengers and help them feel more comfortable and happier. Every single detail in Volvo’s design therefore begins from car drivers and passengers’ need. It is this design direction that earned Volvo great confidence and trust from people around the world for its leadership in technology innovations for safety, environment, capability and comfort that best address people’s lifestyle and needs. It is a coincidence that our “Designed Around You” concept is in line with Bangkok International Motor Show’s “Technology Difference” theme which highlights different technologies that are designed to help people achieve the same goal of travelling towards their destinations.”
The nine Volvo models on display and sales include the Volvo V60 DRIVe dynamic sports wagon with ample space for more loads; the Volvo XC90 D5 premium SUV, Volvo S40 compact sedan, Volvo V50 family estate car, Volvo S60 DRIVe sports sedan that comes in both B and S version, Volvo S80 2.5FT in both Dynamic and Superior versions, and Volvo XC60 D3 crossover with stylish design.
Volvo V60 DRIVe is a coupe-like luxury car with handy extra space sports wagon for family and young generation. The sports wagon offers luxury design that breathes truly Scandinavian design concept combining perfectly both aesthetic value and functionality.
Powerful E85 capable engine increases value for money while demonstrating care for the environment. The 1.6 Lt engine is made from lightweight aluminium, producing 180Hp at 5,700 rpm and delivers maximum torque of 240 Newton metres from just 1600 and all the way up to 5000 revs a minute. It can accelerate from 0-100 km in only 9 seconds. Maximum speed of 220 km/h can be achieved. While the engine delivers massive power, it produces impressively low emission of only 135 grammes per kilometer while achieving high fuel efficiency. The average fuel consumption (city and highway driving combined) is 13.33 km per one litre of fuel or 9.8 km. per one litre of E85 fuel.
One of the highlight at Volvo’s booth will be the refined XC90 D5 premium SUV that comes in more sophisticated and dynamic look. The refreshed premium SUV comes in full color coordination of its front and rear bumpers, sill moulding, outstanding wheel arches and new lower door moulding for enhanced side impression. Chrome trim on rear tail lights, front bumper corners and rear view mirrors, silver-color roof rails and new front bumper bar give the XC90 more stylish and sporty look. Front LED Running Day Light (DRL), fiber optic LED rear light and brake light are in Volvo signatures. Inside, the spacious and modern design is enhanced with chestnut-colored sovereign hide seats and piping in white leather at the edge of the backrest and cushion. The XC90 D5 is powered by the 2.4Lt engine which delivers improved power of 200 hp at 3,900 rpm, and torque of 420 Nm at the 1,900-2,800 rpm range as well as highly impressiveness. The 6-speed Geartronic transmission also ensures smooth operation and responsive acceleration. It is also capable of running on B5 fuel.
In addition, the XC90 premium SUV also offers superior safety and driving confidence with many world’s leading innovations namely, the Roll Stability Control System (RSC), inflatable side curtains for all three rows of seats, an integrated sliding centre booster for children in the second row and seatbelts with pre-tensioners for all seats.
- S40 Sport: free Sport accessories worth Baht 240,000
- S80 2.5 FT: customers can choose from Dynamic Accessories worth Baht 260,000 or FREE interest for 4 years for customers buying on installment payment condition
- XC90 D5: free first-class insurance for two years
- V50: free 0.5 carat diamond certified by GIA
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