The first Volvo with a bump: Compare the new EX 90 large SUV with the earlier XC90…

On the other hand, the second, currently sold version, will be retired after the usual seven years.

You can see both, of course with detailed pictures of the new EX, in our commented photo gallery.

The letter E at the beginning of the designation indicates that it is a battery electric car. And the battery built into the guts is decent – it has a capacity of 111 kWh. There are 107 available. This should be enough for a range of 600 kilometers in the weaker version with a power of 300 kW. The variant with a total output of 380 kW can only cover about 10 kilometers less. The battery should be charged from ten to eighty percent with direct current in half an hour.

In addition, it is possible for the energy from the battery of a parked car to be used as a source of energy, for example, for the house during a power outage or for charging an electric bicycle or electric scooter or tools.

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The maximum speed of the weaker and stronger versions is 180 kilometers per hour. The less powerful version can accelerate to hundreds in 5.9 seconds, while the second one is a second faster in this discipline.

The car measures 5037 millimeters in length, 1964 millimeters in width and 1744 millimeters in height. Therefore, there should be enough space in it to transport seven people. The luggage compartment, if all seven seats are in the upright position, has a length of 38 centimeters. When five seats are enough to transport people, objects up to one hundred and twenty centimeters long can be loaded. If the seats in the second row are also folded down, the interior can fit, for example, a refrigerator or downhill skis. If, of course, they are not jumpers, because they measure more than the prepared 190 centimeters of space.

He looks after the safety of the crew..

For the first time, a protrusion appears in the middle of the roof above the windshield for this brand. This is not a design fad. It hides a Lidar, which is actually a scanner that uses the reflection of a laser beam to measure the distance of various objects from the EX 90. It is a necessary prerequisite for the possibility of level three autonomous driving. The lidar is supposed to have a range of up to 250 meters and is capable of detecting potential danger even in complete darkness. For example, even low objects lying on the road such as a lost bicycle or bricks and the like.

In addition to this device, eight cameras, sixteen ultrasonic sensors and five radars will watch over security.

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At the same time, engineers at Volvo have prepared a sophisticated system that uses cameras to monitor the driver to see if he is in good shape behind the wheel. He is said to be able to recognize that he is drunk, under the influence of addictive substances or just tired.

The interior looks simple. The dominant feature is the central, vertically oriented display. There is only a small display in front of the driver. Seats will now only be textile or made of recycled and natural materials. This brand has turned away from leather.

The designers used the platform that was first used by the Polestar 3 sister car. Thanks to this, it is also possible to have a luggage compartment under the front hood.