Based on an all-new and totally revamped Volvo XC90, this special edition was oddly offered for sale ahead of the regular model, a smart idea to drum up attention as long as you’re sure of success. Just how quickly the XC90 First Edition sold out clearly shows that there’s pent-up demand for the mid-size Swede.
The First Edition gets exclusive Onyx Black exterior paint, Amber Nappa leather upholstery,
Behind the XC90’s larger, bolder new grille, the First Edition gets a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine capable of 316 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, which is much stronger than the outgoing 3.2-litre V6 that makes 76 fewer horsepower and 59 less pound-feet of torque. All-wheel drive is standard, while shifts come via a state-of-the-art eight-speed automatic transmission.
Canadian pricing for the XC90 First Edition was $81,500, while the T6 AWD with the Momentum (Premier) trim level will start at $60,700.
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