Press Release
Date of issue   Jun 27, 2013 | ID: 49835

VOLVO S90/V90 (1997-1998)

The Volvo S90 Sedan and V90 Estate appeared on the market in 1996 (model year 1997) and were re-badged versions of the Volvo 960 Sedan and Estate. A new model designation system had been introduced by Volvo Cars during the year which meant that sedans were called S, estate cars V for versatility and the upcoming coupes were named C.


A comparison between the two models will show only minor differences. Among the new features were some new interior and exterior colours. It was more a question of bringing these models into line with the new model-name strategy first introduced in 1995 with Volvo S40 and V40.


In 1998 production of Volvo S90 and V90 was discontinued.




Model: S90/V90

Produced: 35,336

Body: 4-door Sedan, 5-door Estate

Engine: 6-cylinder in-line DOHC unit, 2,473 cc or 2,922 cc

Transmission: 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic

Brakes: Hydraulic, all-round disc brakes

Dimensions: Overall length 487 cm Wheelbase 277 cm.

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