Volvo has released the engine spec for the redesigned 2015 XC90, here are engines offered:
D4 single turbo diesel engine: 190 hp, 295 lb-ft torque
D5 turbo+supercharged diesel engine: 225 hp, 347 lb-ft torque
T5 single turbo gas engine: 254 hp, 258 lb-ft torque
T6 turbo+supercharged gas engine: 320hp, 295 lb-ft torque
T8 turbo+supercharged gas engine for front axle, electric motor for rear axle, plug-in hybrid combined power: 400hp, 472 lb-ft torque
All engines will be paired to a 8-speed automatic transmission sourced from Aisin. All-Wheel-Drive is standard throughout all models: non-hybrid models will use the Haldex mechanical AWD; the T8 uses the electric motor to achieve the AWD effect. Please note that not all engine options will be offered in the US market.
This is the T8 model powertrain illustration:
This is the turbocharged + supercharged 4-cylinder engine:
Gasoline engines and the electric motor in the T8 model:
For the T8 model, you have an all-electric range of up to 25 miles:
The name of “T8” does not mean it has a V8 engine, but indicates the output can be compared to a V8 engine.
For the new 2015 Volvo XC90’s interior, please enjoy the following gallery.