First Edition Volvo XC90 sold-out in 47 hours
Buyers have snapped up 1927 examples of the First Edition Volvo XC90 in just 47 hours – It was available exclusively online.
ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE, 1927 individually numbered examples of the all-new Volvo XC90 sold out within 47 hours after going on-sale at 3pm on Wednesday. Volvo says, at its peak, seven cars were sold every minute. It’s not known yet whether any Australian buyers were successful.
“We are very pleased, but not really surprised,” said Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service of Volvo Car Group. “The huge interest in the XC90 escalated to astronomical levels after the world-premiere last week.”
To continue the hype surrounding the long drip-feed of information about the XC90, Volvo made First Edition cars, which celebrate the year Volvo was founded, made available to customers online only at www.volvocars.com. The 1927 First Edition owners will get a fully equipped car with uniquely numbered tread plates and a distinctive badge on the tailgate.
Marking out the First Edition cars, the limited edition XC90 was exclusively available with an Onyx Black exterior and eight-spoke, 21-inch inscription wheels are combined with an interior featuring nappa leather seats in Amber, a Charcoal leather dashboard and Linear Walnut inlays. The First Edition models were available with either a supercharged and turbocharged T6 has an output of 238kW and 400Nm of torque, while the D5 twin turbo-diesel engine has 168kW and 470Nm. The engines are teamed with a smooth 8-speed automatic transmission.