The concept, which previews Volvo’s new design and style course and its forthcoming All-New XC90 SUV, was named Best Style award winner for the duration of its New Automobile Awards 2014 ceremony in London this week.
The Volvo Idea Estate triumphed in a hotly contested class, beating competition from fourteen rival types, such as the Jaguar F-Variety, BMW i8 and Land Rover Discovery Eyesight Idea.
The inside of the automobile captivated particular praise for its easy, sophisticated design, which removes visual muddle from the cabin by minimising the number of buttons on the fascia and replacing them with an intuitive contact-display screen positioned in the centre of the sprint. This, jointly with the use of large top quality, all-natural materials – including an Orrefors crystal gearlever – are all themes that will be reflected in the lavish interior style of the All-New Volvo XC90, to be uncovered in August.
Volvo Named Greatest Style Award Winner by Automobile Express Visitors Robin Web page, Director of Interior Style at Volvo Vehicle Group, acknowledged the Greatest Design award trophy at the ceremony, expressing: “I am delighted to acquire this award, on behalf of the style staff, in recognition of the successful design and style of the Volvo Principle Estate. This principle was designed to illustrate our new style language, enabling the globe to have an perception into our foreseeable future design vision.”
Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Vehicle Convey, stated: “Our readers’ response to the latest Volvo ideas, particularly the Volvo Idea Estate, bodes nicely for the next technology of Volvos starting up with the All-New Volvo XC90. And we have to agree with our visitors – the Concept Estate is one particular of the most placing vehicles we’ve noticed for a really extended time and certainly a single of the greatest developed Volvos.”
The All-New Volvo XC90 will be the very first car created on Volvo’s new SPA (Scalable Solution Architecture) system and will attribute the new assortment of productive four-cylinder Travel-E petrol and diesel engines.
The flagship product will be a new twin motor plug-in hybrid design, badged T8, which is an electric auto, a hybrid auto and a higher efficiency car rolled into 1. It will offer up to 400hp but have carbon dioxide emissions of around 60g/km (NEDC driving cycle) – generating it the world’s most strong and cleanest SUV.