Since its inception in 1927, the Volvo brand has been manufacturing cars that travel comfortably while being safe on the road. Over the years, the Swedish brand has also come up with many innovations, some of which have revolutionised the automotive industry. Volvo cars are created using the best quality materials that are durable, making the cars strong enough to keep drivers safe on the road. Volvo offers a wide range of premium cars that include sedans, wagons, cross-country cars, and SUVs. Below are some Volvo cars that are popular amongst Malaysians.
The S90 luxury sedan combines visual appeal with power and functionality. The car sports a hybrid T8 Twin Engine – combining a high-performance petrol engine with an electric motor. This enables the engine to deliver smooth driving experience especially on highways, as well as being eco-friendlier. Drivers can also choose from a variety of driving modes such as Pure Electric Mode, Hybrid Mode, Power Mode, and AWD Mode, each with its respective use. Drivers can opt to commute on Pure Electric mode for zero-emission driving up to 40km, ideal for daily commuting to and fro from work. For additional power to go uphill or challenging road conditions, the Power Mode maximises performance. AWD Mode is best for rainy-day driving as it improves traction to handle slippery road conditions.
The car is also equipped with cutting-edge driving technologies such as the Pilot Assist that help keeps the car centred in its lane and at a set speed and distance from the car in front, reducing the risk of getting into accidents. For unconfident drivers, the S90 also has the Park Assist Pilot technology that determines if a parking space is large enough for the vehicle before guiding you into it.
In terms of aesthetics, the Volvo S90 features luxurious materials that are perfected with excellent craftsmanship, giving the car an exquisite finish that is uniquely Volvo. This is one of the main reasons why the S90 is a sought-after car amongst industry professionals and successful businessmen in Malaysia. The interior of the S90 is designed to give drivers and passengers more space so that you can commute comfortably.
If you are in the market for a larger car, the XC90 SUV is a great vehicle to consider as it is an ideal marriage of form and function. The XC90 was awarded the “Premium Luxury SUV of the Year” at the inaugural ASEAN Car of the Year Awards, a testament to the quality delivered of the car. The XC90 runs on a state-of-the-art T8 Twin Engine that consists of a petrol engine with a powerful electric motor. The engine is supported by a finely-tuned chassis and electronically controlled air suspension system that keeps the engine performing at optimum performance. The XC90 also has safety technologies such as City Safety and Lane Departure Warning, which helps you to avoid collisions.
The luxurious interior of the XC90 has an eye-catching design as the components are made from quality materials unique to Scandinavia. The elegant and classy interior makes the XC90 an SUV that looks as good as it performs.
At the Forefront of Automotive Innovation
Volvo constantly strives to provide the best driving experience to its drivers, enabling you to drive with peace of mind. Its innovations have propelled the automotive industry into the modern era. These technologies enable Volvo cars to strike the perfect balance between style and functionality, giving you driving pleasure while ensuring low emissions and efficient fuel consumption.
With close to a century of innovation under its belt, Volvo’s technology has become the source of inspiration for many other brands. One of Volvo’s most notable innovations is the “Lambda Sond” which reduces harmful emissions by 90%. This award-winning technology is now present in nearly every car in the world. Volvo is also credited to be the creator of the three-point safety belt that was introduced in 1959. Some of Volvo’s pioneering technologies include:
Volvo’s Drive-E technology improves the fuel economy of Volvo cars, enabling every litre of fuel to last longer and reducing your daily travel expenses. Drive-E also makes you a more responsible driver, as it reduces the CO2 emissions, making you a more eco-friendly driver.
Dedicated to making driving easier and safer, Volvo’s IntelliSafe technologies help to prevent accidents provides you with comprehensive protection if one does occur. The Adaptive Cruise Control maintains a safe distance from the vehicle in front. At speeds below 130km/h, this technology is supported by the Pilot Assist to help you stay in lane with gentle steering inputs. The application of these technologies enables drivers to save with assurance and peace and mind.